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  • U-M Innocence Clinic gains exoneration for Calhoun County client Lorinda Swain

    May 30, 2016

    Lorinda Swain—whose lengthy legal battle for allegedly abusing her adopted son led to seven years in prison even though the son recanted and there was no physical evidence in the case—will be exonerated.

  • MSU Law Spring Commencement

    May 26, 2016

    Michigan State University College of Law held its Spring Commencement on May 13 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center in East Lansing.

  • Report: Problem-solving courts cut crime and save money

    May 30, 2016

    Rates of recidivism and unemployment for graduates of drug, sobriety, mental health and veterans treatment courts in Michigan continue to drop dramatically, according to a new report released by the Michigan Supreme Court. By diverting nonviolent

  • Gaining traction: Jewish Bar Association finds niche in 2nd year

    May 26, 2016

    From the South Asian Bar Association to the Italian Bar Association, special purpose bar associations have historically been affiliated with the State Bar of Michigan (SBM.)

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