Category Archives: MJR&L Events

Upcoming Event: So I Wanted to Work for the Federal Government… and then Trump Got Elected. What Now?

The Michigan Journal of Race & Law will be hosting a panel with professors to discuss options for students who are interested in working for the federal government but who have reservations or concerns as a result of the current … Continue reading

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LUNCH TALK. Am I My Client? Revisited: The Role of Race in Intra-Race Legal Representation

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law and the Michigan Access Program in welcoming Professor Julie Lawton of the DePaul University College of Law.  Thursday, November 10 @ 11:50am in SH 1225 Professor Lawton will be discussing her article, Am I My Client? Revisited: The Role … Continue reading

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Lunch Event – Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising and Prison Strikes Today

Please join the Michigan Journal of Race & Law for a presentation by Dr. Heather Ann Thompson of the University of Michigan’s Department of Afro-American and  African Studies, who will discuss her new book about the Attica prison uprising within the context of today’s … Continue reading

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MJR&L Presents: Student Scholarship Lunch 3/14

Save the Date! The Michigan Journal of Race & Law  presents a  Student Scholarship Lunch   Come engage with MJR&L members as they present their scholarly contributions to the Journal, focused on civil rights and social justice oriented lawyering for … Continue reading

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Reading Group and Symposium Debrief: THURSDAY 11:55 am

Enjoyed MJRL’s symposium: Innocent Until Proven Poor?  Bring your lunch and come debrief and also discuss one of our related articles to soon be released: “Pretextual Sanctions, Contempt, and the Practical Limits of Bearden-Based Debtors’ Prison Litigation” led by Professor Kate Andrias. Want more reading … Continue reading

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MJR&L Critical Race Theory Reading Groups Take Discussion to the Law School Community

As is tradition, MJR&L is once again producing Critical Race Theory reading groups at Michigan Law.  These focused sessions allow students and faculty to dig deeply into an issue prompted by a short reading, free from the constraints and pressures … Continue reading

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Announcing the Vol. 21 Symposium: INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN POOR

We are thrilled to announce a very special MJR&L Symposium, coming in 2016: Innocent Until Proven Poor: Fighting the Criminalization of Poverty. The Volume 21 Executive Editorial Board is hard at work behind the scenes to bring you a rich, … Continue reading

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“We need more hot lawyers, instead of cold ones.” Dr. Mary Frances Berry Delivers MJR&L @ 20 Keynote

On Friday, September 19th, the MJR&L 20th Anniversary Symposium hosted alumni, current students, and the public for engaging discussions on the evolution and future of race & law scholarship at the University and beyond. The keynote address was delivered by the … Continue reading

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MJR&L Associate Editors Take A Trip to Detroit’s Arts & Scraps

By: Daniela Tagtachian, Associate Editor Vol. 20 On August 27, 2014, the Associate Editors of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law drove out to Detroit to volunteer their time at Arts & Scraps, a nonprofit organization that serves the … Continue reading

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MJR&L at 20 Symposium Website Announcement!

The website for the MJR&L at 20 Symposium is now live! Check it out for information on speakers, the schedule, and other helpful links. Stay tuned for more on the symposium over the summer and into the fall. MJR&L at … Continue reading

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