Pipeline to Law Initiative: 2-Day Admissions Workshop at MSU Law in August

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Native American Law School Admissions Workshops
August 5-6 at Michigan State University College of Law (2-day)

The Native American Pipeline to Law Pre-Law programs educate and help students successfully navigate the law school application process. The workshops will assist participants in preparing competitive applications. Learn how to successfully apply to law school and network with law school professionals.

Who should attend?

  • College Sophomores
  • Juniors/Seniors
  • Master’s Degree Students
  • College Graduates Preparing for Law School

Why attend?

  • Learn about law school and career options
  • Obtain information about the varied admissions criteria for law school
  • Work with mentors to develop an effective application, resume, and personal statement
  • Explore law school funding options
  • Receive test prep tips for the LSAT
  • Network with other participants, faculty, and professionals
  • Hear from former and current American Indian law students

Application Deadline: June 30, 2016
Questions? Contact Kate Rosier, Executive Director, Indian Legal Program

Native America Humane Society’s Summer Legal Research Intern

Download job announcement here.

Legal research interns for NAHS’s Tribal Animal Legal Code Database Project will gather animal codes from tribal communities in an assigned region of the United States. The gathered codes then go into a database to be hosted by Michigan State University College of Law.

ILPC Students in Ingham County Legal News

Download Ingham County Legal News here (photo on page 2).

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MSU LAW students Corrinna Bailey and Samantha Smith presented “Impact of the Land Treaties in Michigan on Native Americans” at the Jackson District Library on February 18, 2016.

Law Students from Michigan on Alternative Spring Break at Navajo Nation

Michigan State University and University of Michigan law students coordinated an alternative spring break to Navajo Nation through the leadership of MSU Law student Tamera Begay and U of M Law student Hunter Cox. MSU students are working at Navajo Nation and U of M students are at DNA Legal Services. Impressive job.

MSU LAW:
Tamera Begay, Emily Smith, John Simermeyer, Chantelle Dial, Patricia Jjemba, Mavis Smith, Elise McGowan, Mike Hollowell, Whitney Gravelle

UofM Law:
Samantha Hall, Breeanna Brewer, Andrew Goddeeris, & Hunter Cox

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Michigan Representing at NNALSA Moot Court 2014

Michigan State teams Stephen Raslich, Tamera Begay, Emily Smith, and Sarah Donnelly

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MSU team Chantal Crawley and Nellie David

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University of Michigan teams:
Shay Elbaum and Hunter Cox

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Colin Kavanaugh and Whitney Robinson

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NNALSA President/MSU student John Simermeyer

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Michigan State University Law Faculty Job Posting

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Michigan State University College of Law seeks exceptional candidates for two faculty positions. The first is a tenure-system position in tax.  The Law College is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching interests include basic federal income taxation and decedents’ estates and trusts.  The successful applicant for the second position will teach in the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic.  The clinical position may be either a tenure-system appointment or a clinical track appointment culminating in a rolling, long-term contract. Lateral and entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply for either or both positions.

Michigan State University is the nation’s premier land-grant university, established in 1855. More information about the Law College can be found at

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The University actively encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Please submit application materials or nominations to:

Professor Anne Lawton

Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee

648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 453

MSU College of Law

East Lansing, Michigan  48824-1300

MSU and MSU COLLEGE OF LAW ARE

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS

MSU Job Announcement: Civil Rights Clinic Litigation Director

Michigan State University College of Law invites applications to fill a faculty appointment as the Director of its newly-formed Civil Rights Clinic beginning in the 2011-2012 academic year.  Students participating in this unique clinical opportunity, created at the request of the United States District Court Judges, Western District, Michigan, will litigate a variety of civil rights claims initiated by state prisoners concerning the conditions of their confinement.  The Director will have primary responsibility for teaching and supervising students enrolled in the Civil Rights Clinic, and will oversee all activities of the Civil Rights Clinic during the semesters in which it operates.  In addition to teaching and supervising students, key responsibilities will include: (1) administering all aspects of the Civil Rights Clinic, including budgeting, grant seeking and grant administration, supervising other staff, etc.; (2) creating and coordinating opportunities for collaboration with other nonprofit entities interested in prisoner rights; (3) participating in Michigan and national organizations relating to prisoners’ civil rights; (4) overseeing day-to-day operations of the clinic including maintaining  caseloads, conducting case reviews/status conferences with students, appearing with students in court, and teaching in the classroom component of the Civil Rights Clinic; and (5) actively participating in the work of the Law College community.

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MSU Searching for Endowed Chair in Family Law

Michigan State University College of Law seeks a distinguished family law scholar for the John F. Schaefer Endowed Chair in Matrimonial Law.  Applicants should have distinguished academic records, demonstrated teaching ability or relevant work experience, and an established record of scholarly achievement.

Michigan State University is the nation’s premier land-grant university, established in 1855. More information about the Law College can be found at

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The University actively encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Nominations or application materials should be submitted to:

Professor Matthew Fletcher

Chair: Faculty Appointments Committee

405B Law College Building

MSU College of Law

East Lansing, Michigan  48824

MSU and MSU COLLEGE OF LAW ARE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS

Michigan State Law College Faculty Hiring Notice

Michigan State University College of Law seeks a distinguished family law scholar for the John F. Schaefer Endowed Chair in Matrimonial Law.  MSU also expects to be making several additional appointments this year, and therefore seeks exceptional entry level and lateral candidates in all areas, especially for first year courses and Tax.

Michigan State University is the nation’s premier land-grant university, established in 1855. More information about the Law College can be found at www.law.msu.edu

Applicants should have distinguished academic records, demonstrated teaching ability or relevant work experience, and an established record of scholarly achievement.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity.  The University actively encourages applications from and nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Nominations or application materials should be submitted to:

Professor Matthew Fletcher

Chair: Faculty Appointments Committee

MSU College of Law

405B Law College Building

East Lansing, Michigan  48824

MSU and MSU COLLEGE OF LAW ARE

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS