Daily Briefs

Cooley Law School to host symposium on human trafficking
Ambassador Luis CdeBaca, senior advisor to the Secretary of State in charge of coordinating U.S. government activities in the global fight against contemporary forms of slavery, will join a panel of experts on Thursday, Nov. 1, in a discussion on how corporations and members of the public can collaborate to end slavery existing in corporate supply chains. This will be discussed at a day-long Human Trafficking prevention event that includes both a Cooley Law Review Symposium and a Conference of the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP). The event will be conducted at Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus, 2630 Featherstone Road. Both the symposium, titled “Buying and Selling People: Is that Your Business? Human Trafficking and Corporate Responsibility,” and the MAP conference on Corporate Responsibility are free and open to the public, although registration is requested at www.michiganabolitionistproject.org/corporate-social-responsibility/. The symposium and conference are integrated in a way that provides continuous programming on this issue from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. A schedule for the Nov. 1 event is available at www.cooley.edu/lawreview.

Wayne Law Review symposium on urban legal frameworks Nov. 2
The 2012-2013 Wayne Law Review Symposium “Revisiting the American City: A National Survey of Urban Legal Frameworks” will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at Wayne State University Law School, 471 W. Palmer in Detroit. Register online at http://events.wayne.edu/rsvp/waynelawreviewsymposium in order to attend the symposium’s included luncheon. There is no cost to attend.

Rakow Scholarship and Historical Society Luncheon set for Nov. 16

The annual Rakow Scholarship Awards and Historical Society Luncheon  co-hosted by the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter, and the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will be hosted on Friday, Nov. 16, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel on Washington Blvd. in downtown Detroit.  Cost is $25 for members; $20 for clerks; and $35 for non-members. To register, go online to www.fbamich.org and click on “events.”  For additional information, contact Susan E. Gillooly at 313-226-9577 or e-mail fbamich@fbamich.org.

WLAM-Wayne New Member Mixer
All are welcome to attend this informal event welcoming new members of the WLAM-Wayne Region. The event will take place at Wah-hoo in Detroit from 5:30-8 p.m.
For more information contact Katie Zeiter at kzeiter@hotmail.com.