Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Blog

WMU-Cooley Oxford Program Hosts Wrongfully Convicted at Krinock Lecture

October 12

Did you ever wonder if the the American justice system really is the best system in the world? When mistakes are made, are the mistakes different in different countries?

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LeDura Watkins; One Year Later – Living Life Simply

July 02

On June 15, 2017, the WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project made history with the release of LeDura Watkins from prison after serving more than 41 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. At the time, he was the longest-serving exonerated person. On June 15, 2018, Watkins came to WMU-Cooley’s Lansing campus to talk about life then, and life now. 

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Beyond the Basics: Learning How to Practice Law in WMU-Cooley’s Innocence Project 

February 26

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