Artist Matt Large spent more than a year perfecting his bronze sculpture of Thomas Cooley.
GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM)-Cooley Law School is paying tribute to its namesake.
Grand Rapids artist Matt Large unveiled his bronze sculpture of Thomas Cooley Friday night. Cooley was a Michigan Supreme Court justice back in the 1800s. He also served on the Interstate Commerce Commission under President Grover Cleveland.
Large spent more than a year on his sculpture, trying to get every detail right. The sculpture now stands in the law school's campus courtyard.