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Unlike any other law school in America, WMU-Cooley enables you to choose the perfect setting for your law school experience and your lifestyle, where students embrace a culture of professionalism and ethics.
The Auburn Hills campus sits on 67 serene wooded acres, yet in the heart of Oakland County near major business and Fortune 500 company headquarters.
The Grand Rapids campus is located in the dynamic, urban Heartside District with its culture, arts, restaurants, and clubs; and access to Grand Rapids legal and business communities.
The Lansing campus allows you to work and study in the heart of Michigan’s capital city, with great neighborhoods, affordable housing, reasonable cost of living, and a diverse population.
The Tampa Bay campus is minutes from downtown Tampa, major law firms, courthouses, and Fortune 500 companies; all known for its worldwide beautiful landscape, myriad attractions, and thriving arts and entertainment scene.
Study the law and take advantage of the amenities offered at the home of Western University; a national research university enrolling nearly 24,000 students from across the United States and 100 other countries.
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Presidential Executive Orders – Can He Do That?
This blog was originally posted on Jan. 30, 2017. Blog author, Constitutional Law expert and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery clarifies a complicated concept in today’s political arena. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of the law school, teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure at WMU-Cooley Law School, and is a frequent legal expert in the media.
WMU-Cooley Students Sends Supplies to Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico
Law students at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay campus raised nearly $600 to purchase canned foods, personal hygiene products,
Book Signing and Art Tour
Don’t miss Prof. Joe Kimble’s book signing and art tour Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the WMU–Cooley Center lobby.
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