Federal court presents scholarships


– Photo by John Meiu

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan conducted a scholarship presentation to honor recipients of the Annual Ralph M. Freeman Foundation Law School and College Scholarships on Monday, May 18, at the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit. U.S. District Court Chief Judge Gerald Rosen (fourth from left) was happy to present scholarships to (left to right) Calvin Boyd, Claire Barkholz, Patrick Pinkowski, Timothy Herd, Gabrielle Boisture, Matthew Erard, and Eva Janta.  Ralph M. Freeman was a U.S. District judge for the Eastern District for more than 35 years.  The law school scholarships continue Freeman’s legacy of justices, advocacy, and civility.?The $1,000 scholarships are granted to a law student at the five Michigan law schools. The Freeman Foundation also awards four college scholarships to students of full-time permanent employees of the District Court, Bankruptcy Court, Probation Department, and Pretrial Services Agency.