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Leonard M Baynes
Leonard M. Baynes

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Olivas/Hoffman – Obama’s immigration order

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In a nationally televised address Thursday evening, President Obama outlined an executive order that will allow as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants to remain and work in the United States without fear of deportation. more...

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Daniel Sternthal leads a panel discussing the many opportunities that are available for graduates with law degrees.Perspective from Practitioners more...

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Robert P. Young Jr., chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, explains the challenges of common law as part of the Federalist Society Judicial Lecture Series.Leave lawmaking to legislators, Michigan chief justice tells UHLC students  more…

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Featured Alum

Vanessa Johnson, J.D. ’06
LL.M. – Tax and Health Law, Expected ’15

Vanessa Johnson, J.D. ’06Armed with five degrees in law and business, alumna wants to share her knowledge in the classroom. more...

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‘Broadcasts’ her interest in public service and consumer law more…