News Release

UDM School of Law to Host 10th Annual Auction

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will hold its 10th Annual Voice for Justice Auction, on April 14, 2012 from 6:30-11:00 p.m. at the Detroit Golf Club.

This year’s event will include live and silent auctions, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and live entertainment. The auction will include more than 200 items including gift certificates, gift baskets, sports memorabilia, electronics and sports/concert tickets.

Proceeds from the “Voice for Justice” Auction will fund the UDM Law “Voice for Justice” Public Interest Fellowship Program, which provides summer fellowship opportunities for students in the public interest sector. These fellowships expand UDM Law's longstanding tradition of service to the community. Students selected to receive the 2012 fellowships will spend approximately eight weeks as a summer intern for non-profit organizations, serving or advocating for the poor, disadvantaged, marginalized or underrepresented of society. 

The cost to attend the Auction is $50 pre-event ($60 at the door) and $25 for students ($30 at the door).  Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling Assistant Dean of Alumni Relations Denise Hickey at (313) 596-0202.

For more information about the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, visit: if you have questions about the auction, go to:

Release date: April 03,2012

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The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan's largest private Catholic University, offering approximately 100 majors and programs in 60 academic fields. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, the University has three campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit.

For the 11th consecutive year, UDM was ranked among the top tier of Midwestern master's universities in U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" – 2012 edition.