Michigan Court of Appeals Holds Court at WMU-Cooley Law School Auburn Hills

Kurtis T. Wilder, Jane E. Markey, Brock A. Swartzle

Pictured left to right Judges Kurtis T. Wilder, Jane E. Markey and Brock A. Swartzle.

On March 9, the Michigan Court of Appeals held oral arguments for nine cases at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Auburn Hills campus.  The school’s court room, which is used for training students in court procedure, was transformed into a court site for students, attorneys and other members of the public to observe the Appeal Court’s docket.  The nine arguments heard by judges Brock A. Swartzle, Jane E. Markey and Kurtis T. Wilder included criminal, civil and domestic cases.

WMU-Cooley students

WMU-Cooley students observe as Michigan Court of Appeals conducts oral arguments for a full docket of cases in the WMU-Cooley Law School Auburn Hills campus court room on March 9.

About Western Michigan University Cooley Law School: WMU-Cooley Law School resulted from the 2014 affiliation that combined WMU's status as a nationally-ranked, public, comprehensive research university with the commitment to practical legal education of an independent, non-profit, national law school. WMU-Cooley is accredited by both the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The law school has provided nearly 20,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world, and enrolls classes in January, May, and September at its Lansing, Auburn Hills, and Grand Rapids, Michigan campuses, and its Tampa Bay, Florida campus. WMU and WMU-Cooley Law School operate as independent institutions with their own governance structure and separate fiduciary responsibilities.



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