Wayne State University (WSU) - Law School

Location

471 West Palmer Street
Detroit
,
MI
48202
,
US

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Past Events

Monday
Apr
16
2018
Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6:30-9pm
6:30-9pm
Join the Detroit Equity Action Lab for a conversation with Khaled Beydoun to discuss his newly published book, "American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear." Khaled Beydoun is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Senior Affiliated Faculty at the University of California-Berkeley Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project. The discussion will be conducted as a conversation between Khaled Beydoun and Prof. Blanche Cook, Assistant Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School. Time for Q&A will be included. This event includes a book signing (books will be available for sale). FREE and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Source of event info: Civic Direct Calendar
Tuesday
Apr
3
2018
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Please join Wayne Law's National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Chapter for a panel discussion exposing the intersection between immigrant detention and mass incarceration. Food provided. Room 2242. Panelists include: - Ruby Robinson, Michigan Immigrant Rights Center - Nadine Yousif, CODE Legal Aid - Maria Ibarra-Frayre, Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights (WICIR) - Rachel Lerman, student volunteer with CARA Family Detention Pro-Bono Project - Moderated by: Professor Sabrina Balgamwalla, Director of Asylum and Immigration Clinic The United States maintains the largest immigration detention infrastructure in the world, detaining approximately 380,000 to 442,000 persons per year. Persons–including legal permanent residents with longstanding family and community ties, asylum-seekers, and victims of human trafficking–are detained for weeks, months, and sometimes years. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detains women, men, children, and LGBTQI individuals in over 200 county jails and for-profit prisons. (See http://www.endisolation.org/resources/immigration-detention/). This event was a part of NLG's Week Against Mass Incarceration. This year's theme was the intersection of mass incarceration and immigration. Although the week has passed, we still would like to highlight the work the Guild is doing. NLG is currently engaged in unique and innovative efforts nationwide to alleviate some of the harm inflicted by the prison-industrial complex and immigration regime. Click this link to learn more: https://www.nlg.org/wami/.
Friday
Oct
2
2015
Friday, October 2, 2015 from 6-8pm
6-8pm
This event is part of the Michigan Roundtable's First Friday Forum in partnership with Restoring the Neighbor Back to the Hood and the Damon Keith Center. Moderator: Yusef Bunchy Shakur. Limited free parking in lot #32. For more information contact Miriam Cuevas-Enciso at 313-870-1500 x 111.
Friday
Apr
10
2015
Friday, April 10, 2015 from 1:30-2:30pm
1:30-2:30pm
The Wayne State University Board of Governors and President M. Roy Wilson request the pleasure of your company at a ceremony honoring the life and contributions of civil rights activist Reception following the ceremony. Complimentary parking is provided in Lot 32 and Structure 1, which are both located in front of the Law School. Event can be viewed online
Tuesday
Mar
24
2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 12:15-1:15pm
12:15-1:15pm
Hear Professor Jon Weinberg discuss President Obama's initiative to give administrative immigration relief to about 4 million people. Hear updates on attempts to block this action through the courts.
Monday
Mar
23
2015
Monday, March 23, 2015 from 12:15-1:30pm
12:15-1:30pm
Hear Professor Ismo Polonen from the University of Finland.
Monday
Feb
2
2015
Monday, February 2, 2015 from 6-8pm
6-8pm
First order of business this Black History Month is Same-Sex Marriage. Detroit is the kick-off city for documentary film-makers of For Faith, For Love, Forever as they launch a national Kickstarter campaign in conjunction with the Global Network of Black Pride GN-BP hosted at the Wayne State University Damon Keith Center For Civil Rights and with our international panel of experts to discuss the economic benefits of Gay Marriage and the inevitable decision of the US SUPREME COURT as Michigan's case affects the fate of the whole nation. This event is free to the public & student and catered! Bring your questions for our panel, no matter which side of the conversation you are for or against. •Nefertiti Strong – Director FFFFF Documentary •Roland Stringfellow – Pastor MCC Detroit •Peter Hammer – Director of Damon J. Keith Center •Jay Kaplan – Attorney at ACLU of Michigan •Michelle Elizabeth Brown – Human Rights Campaign •Jamie Hawley – Chaplain University of Michigan Health System •Dana Nessel – Co-Council Michigan's Same-Sex Marriage Case to the Supreme Court of the United States MC: James Felton Keith, CEO Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce http://www.facebook.com/events/617538728345688/
Thursday
Jan
29
2015
Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 5-7pm
5-7pm
The first in a series of monthly conversations and networking events geared towards parents, students, school communities, researchers and the greater public on specific issues around meeting the educational needs of children in our urban schools. The film, Because They Could: The Fight to Save Oakman Elementary will be shown, followed by a panel discussion on ways various researchers, community organizers, parent groups, and public school students can cooperatively work together on fighting for positive change and governmental accountability regarding our public school system. Following the panel and audience discussion, light refreshments will be served. Confirmed Panelists include: Ms. Aliya Moore, Oakman Parents Association Mr. Derrick Williams, Oakman Parents Association Mr. Dwight Stackhouse, Debrikhaus building inspectors Dr. Thomas Pedroni, Wayne State University Mr. Antonio Cosme, RaizUp Collective More panelists to be confirmed. http://www.facebook.com/events/1537553669850664/
Thursday
Jan
22
2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 6-8:30pm
6-8:30pm
Join transit supporters and allies next Thursday evening to: - Get updates on the latest in Detroit area transit and upcoming opportunities to shape transit plans and priorities; - Discover best practices for public involvement in transit decision-making and learn how to get your community engaged; and - Learn about TRU activities and priorities and vote on new TRU board members (if you’ve donated this year). Agenda: 5:30 pm Registration and reception with light refreshments 6:30 pm Welcome, TRU Business Meeting, and presentation of 2014 Transit Year-in-Review 7:30 pm Presentations on Community Engagement and opportunities for involvement 8:30 pm Closing
Monday
Aug
19
2013
Monday, August 19, 2013 from 6:30-8pm
6:30-8pm
Wayne State University Law School, Keith lecture Hall 2nd floor, 471 West Palmer Street, Detroit, MI 48202 Learn about a proposed underground repository less than a mile from Lake Huron in Canada. The prosed site would house low and intermediate nuclear waste.