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Law & Politics

  1. D.C.'s dynamic duo

    They forged a friendship navigating the turbulent political landscape of the late 1960s. Today Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein enjoy a productive and sometimes contentious relationship with our nation’s leaders.

  2. Sisters in law

    Sisters Cornelia Kennedy, ’47, and Margaret Schaeffer, ’45, have always called each other Nealie and Margie. For decades, however, they went by Your Honor.

  3. Snyder and other Wolverine alums win office

    Michigan’s governor-elect, U-M triple-alum Rick Snyder, was not the only Wolverine Republican to win a high-level election this month. At least four other alums, including a former football player, were elected to the US House or Senate.

  4. Human Trafficking Clinic to open site in Mexico

    Last month, we told you about the U-M Human Trafficking Clinic, which works to protect the victims of modern-day slavery. Now the clinic, with help from the US State Dept., is opening a new clinic in Mexico. There, law students from U-M and Mexico will work to stop human trafficking from across the border.

  5. The fight to stop modern slavery

    Video: U-M law prof Bridgette Carr is fighting against the world’s second – biggest criminal enterprise.

  6. U-M law clinic frees another innocent man

    The Law School’s Innocence Clinic secures the freedom of a man falsely imprisoned for murder since 2001.

  7. The flap over 'Flaming Creatures'

    The 1967 on-campus screening of the experimental film epitomized the era: controversy over content that was either “art” or “filth,” battles over academic freedom and angry protests by students.