10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Registration
Jeffries Hall, Room 1070

Start your visit by picking up your name badge(s)—they’ll be your ticket(s) to all Reunion events. You can also pick up a bus schedule, attendance list, grab a cup of coffee, and say hello to new and old friends!

9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Memorial Reflection
Dean’s Courtyard, Hutchins Hall

Remember your classmates who are no longer with us. Quiet reflection space available all day.

10:30–11:30 a.m.
Lawyers Club and Jeffries Hall Guided Tour
Meet on the north side of the Quad, near the tower archway

Every lawyer's favorite on-campus housing has gotten a face lift that you won’t want to miss.  See the results of the project, part of which is now known as the Charles T. Munger Residences in the Lawyers Club. You’ll also tour Jeffries Hall, which opened in 2012. The building features classrooms for small seminars as well as large lectures, the Jeffries Student Lounge, and the Miller Canfield Corner, along with offices for faculty, clinics, and administrative units. Please note that the Reading Room will be closed during Reunion due to ongoing maintenance, and that some construction equipment may be present in and around the Law Quad. Registration is required.

11:30–1 p.m.
Lunch
Casa Dominick’s, 812 Monroe St., Ann Arbor, MI

Join classmates and friends for some nostalgia at this Law School favorite. Look for specially marked Law School areas for seating. Registration is required. There is no attendance fee, but guests are responsible for the cost of their lunch. This event is full, and registration is closed; however, there may be day-of availability on a first come first served basis.

1 p.m.
Alumni Center Tour
200 Fletcher Street

The University of Michigan Alumni Association recently completed a two-year renovation of their Alumni Center. Michigan Law Reunion attendees will be among the first to officially tour the new building, which was redesigned to serve as a destination for all Michigan alumni. The tour will meet at 12:50 p.m. at the Alumni Center, which is located behind the Michigan League and across from the Rackham Building. COVID protocols for visitors to the Alumni Center can be found online. RSVP required.

2–3 p.m.
Featured Faculty Speaker: Bill Miller
Hutchins Hall 100

Join Bill Miller, the Thomas G. Long Professor of Law, for a lively discussion of his work. His latest book, Outrageous Fortune: Gloomy Reflections on Luck and Life, uses philosophy, theology, literature, and history to carefully examine the negative beliefs, angst, and anxieties that often arise, unanticipated, from so-called good things. Presented by the classes of 1980 and 1990.

3–4 p.m.
Professor JJ Prescott: Tales of the Matterhorn
Hutchins Hall 100

Join JJ Prescott, Henry King Ransom Professor of Law, as he discusses the genesis of Matterhorn, his groundbreaking access-to-justice court technology. Matterhorn is an online platform that allows court users to communicate with judges, law enforcement, and other parties to resolve a range of legal disputes (commonly referred to as online dispute resolution).  To date, Matterhorn has helped people resolve more than 200,000 cases across 200 or so courts, agencies, and mediation centers in almost 20 states. In 2014, Prescott founded Michigan Law's first start-up, Court Innovations Inc, to launch Matterhorn's first pilots in Michigan. Court Innovations was successfully acquired in 2019. 

4:15–5 p.m.
Update from Dean Mark West
Hutchins Hall 100

David A. Breach Dean of Law Mark West will share updates about the latest happenings in the Law Quad. 

6–8:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception at the Big House
Jack Roth Stadium Club, Michigan Stadium

The Law School welcomes you home with this kick off to the weekend. Alumni can take a self-guided tour of the locker room, and will be able to walk on the field for photos and fun. A group photo will be taken at 6:15 p.m. The reception will be held in the Jack Roth Stadium Club, located on the east side of the stadium. Attire is casual or spirit wear. The M Den will be onsite with Michigan Law gear for purchase. Appetizers and alcoholic beverages will be served. Registration required. $40 per adult, $20 per child 12 and under; children younger than two are free.

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Friday, June 10, 2022
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Memorial Reflection
Dean’s Courtyard, Hutchins Hall

Remember your classmates who are no longer with us. Quiet reflection space available all day.

10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Class Brunches
Michigan League

Join classmates and alumni from your class and the adjacent year for a special meal. Registration required. $35 for adults, $20 for children 12 and under; children younger than two are free. Specific locations for each class year to be announced over email prior to Reunion, and shared at registration on Friday (Reunion registration will be available at brunch for those who did not check in on Friday).

12–5 p.m.
Registration
Jeffries Hall, Room 1070

Stop by registration to check in for Reunion if you haven’t had a chance to pick up your name badge on Friday or at Saturday morning brunch. You can also pick up a bus schedule, attendance list, grab a cup of coffee, and say hello to new and old friends!

12 p.m.
U-M Museum of Art Tour
525 S. State Street

UMMA is the largest university art museum in the United States. This docent-led tour will meet at 11:55 a.m. in front of the museum’s glass door entrance at 525 S. State Street, just across from the Lawyers Club. COVID protocols for the museum can be found online. RSVP required.

1–2:15 p.m.
Featured Faculty Session: Michigan Law Through the Years
Canopy Tent in the Law Quad

Panelists will include Edward H. Cooper, the Thomas M. Cooley Professor Emeritus of Law; Jerold H. Israel, the Alene and Allan F. Smith Professor Emeritus of Law; and Theodore J. St. Antoine, ‘54, Dean Emeritus and the James E. and Sarah A. Degan Professor of Law Emeritus. 

2:30–3:30 p.m.
Clinics Roundtable
Canopy Tent on the Quad

Join faculty in this casual event to learn about the latest from Michigan Law's clinical program, which has grown to include 17 distinct clinics. The program offers students the opportunity to work on issues across a remarkable array of practice areas, including transactions, litigation, and everything in between. This event will feature remarks from Clinical Professor of Law Debra Chopp, the associate dean for experiential education and director of the Pediatric Advocacy Clinic. In this session, faculty will share how clinical education has evolved in recent years, and discuss the work that the clinics are doing to represent children, families, small business owners and nonprofit agencies, the wrongly convicted, human trafficking victims, asylum seekers, startups and makers, organizations bringing business solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems, and individuals in need of core civil and criminal legal services.

4:30–6 p.m.
Lawyers Club and Jeffries Hall Guided Tour
Meet on the north side of the Quad, near the tower archway

Every lawyer's favorite on-campus housing has gotten a face lift that you won’t want to miss.  See the results of the project, part of which is now known as the Charles T. Munger Residences in the Lawyers Club. You’ll also tour Jeffries Hall, which opened in 2012. The building features classrooms for small seminars as well as large lectures, the Jeffries Student Lounge, and the Miller Canfield Corner, along with offices for faculty, clinics, and administrative units. Please note that the Reading Room will be closed during Reunion due to ongoing maintenance, and that some construction equipment may be present in and around the Law Quad. Registration is required.

8–11 p.m.
Movie & Snacks on the Quad
Law Quad

Join classmates and friends for a screening of  The Lincoln Lawyer (rated R). The movie will begin at 9 p.m. Concessions will include popcorn and other snacks. Registration required, $15 per adult, $10 per child 12 and under (two years old and under are free).

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Saturday, June 11, 2022
11 a.m.
Zingerman’s Lunch, Sit-n-Stay or Grab-n-Go
Canopy on the Quad

Visit this Zingerman’s menu to browse lunch options. You will be able to place your order after the registration process using the link provided in your confirmation email. You can stay and enjoy your Zingerman’s lunch on the beautiful Law Quad or grab it to go. Bagged lunch includes your choice of a sandwich or salad, chips, dill pickle, fresh fruit, and brownie. Kid’s meals include a sandwich, juice box or milk, choice of apple sauce, chocolate pudding, or rice pudding. Registration required. Lunch is $20 per adult; kid’s meals are $10.

11:30–5:30 p.m. (approximate end time)
Tigers Game Outing
Comerica Park (2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI)

Take a trip to the ballpark with classmates and friends for this 1:10 p.m. game between the Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays. Feel free to take your Zingerman’s lunch on the bus that will be available for attendees (you may also drive yourself). Registration required by May 12. Tickets are $40 each; the optional bus from the Law Quad is $10.

1 p.m.
Huron River Canoe and Kayak Excursion
Gallup Park Livery

Enjoy a lazy afternoon of kayaking or canoeing down the Huron River. The trip will take approximately 90 minutes; more information about Huron River trips is available here.

For those driving, meet at 1 p.m. at the Gallup Park Livery where you can leave your car and take a shuttle upriver to the start of the trip. For those being dropped off by Uber or Lyft, meet at the Argo Park Canoe Livery at 1:15 p.m., where the trip will begin.

Fees are $30 for a two-person kayak, $24 for a one-person kayak, and $30 for a canoe (fits two adults plus one child). Paddles and life preservers will be provided. Fees will be paid to the livery upon arrival. RSVP required.

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Sunday, June 12, 2022