Wayne State University Law School

Andrew Kopietz

If we could transport ourselves back to Detroit at its prime, we might barely recognize the city: The streets bustled with a population of nearly two million, lights shone in the storefronts, and the neighborhoods were full.

Here how Detroit looked in the 1920s:

Today, the story is well known.

Official portrait

Former Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Kelly joined the Wayne State University Law School faculty this week.

Jocelyn Benson is the interim Dean of the law school. She says students, staff, and alumni are excited for all that Kelly will bring to University.