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WMU-Cooley Professor Devin Schindler: Law and Medicine Tie the Knot

Blog author Professor Devin Schindler teaches Constitutional Law and Health Care Regulation at WMU-Cooley Law School’s Grand Rapids campus and is a frequent commentator on numerous healthcare and Constitutional issues, having been interviewed over 200 times by radio, television, print and … Continue reading

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President has “right” to fire Comey, but unprecedented action according to legal experts

WMU-Cooley Law School Constitutional Law Professors Devin Schindler and Brendan Beery were invited to share their expert analysis regarding the firing of FBI Director James Comey. While speaking with WZZM TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Schindler said, “Let us remember … Continue reading

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From Pardons to Portraits: Gerald R. Ford Leadership Program Participants Wear Shoes of a Leader

Sixteen Michigan residents, including residents of Lansing, Grand Rapids, Portage, Baroda and Sidney, completed the Leadership in Times of Crisis program at the DeVos Learning Center in the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in March.  The program is a joint … Continue reading

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Is the President immune from conflicts of interest? Con Law Prof explains what the Constitution says

There’s been much national debate and discussion over whether or not the President of the United States is, or is not, immune from conflicts of interest. WZZM-TV recently interviewed Constitutional expert and WMU-Cooley Law School Professor Devin Schindler about what the Constitution says … Continue reading

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Applauded Leadership Program Expands Participation for Community Members

The Leadership In Times of Crisis program was recently featured in, and endorsed by, the Grand Rapids Business Journal in a recent article. The successful program is now expanding participation in the next session for community members. The program, a one of a … Continue reading

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Clinton vs. Trump: Con Law Professor Describes Election ‘What If’ Scenarios

WMU-Cooley Law School Constitutional Law Professor Devin Schindler was featured in WalletHub’s recent articles about what a Clinton vs. Trump win would mean for the economy.  What would a Clinton presidency mean for health insurance? The short answer turns in … Continue reading

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WMU-Cooley Law School Celebrates Constitution Day 2016

Each year, in September, WMU-Cooley Law School joins the nationwide focus on the U.S. Constitution, commemorating the formation and signing of the historic document by focusing on a number of timely political and electoral issues. The official annual Constitution Day celebration … Continue reading

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A Decade Debate: Is Law a Learned Profession or a Profession of Theory?

In a recent op-ed piece, Judge Richard Posner of the seventh circuit asks why more law schools do not hire professors with extensive “real-world” practice experience.[1] Historically, and to this day, there has been a standard path towards professorial appointment, and … Continue reading

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WMU-Cooley Faculty Analyze Recent Use of Deadly Force by Police

WMU-Cooley Law School faculty have brought their scholarship and practice expertise to help students and the public understand the tragic events of Louisiana and Minnesota arising from police shootings of civilians they had stopped. They have recently appeared in media … Continue reading

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Bioethics conference sparks collaboration and important conversations

On March 17 and 18, 2016, Western Michigan University’s Center for the Study of Ethics in Society presented a conference called “Bioethics: Preparing for the Unknown.” WMU-Cooley professors and law students were well-represented among the speakers, presenting on topics such as … Continue reading

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