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In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law Oct 2021

In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law

In Brief

Table of Contents

  • An Update from the Deans: Q&A
  • Practice Pays Off: CWRU Law Teams Score Impressive Performances in Competitions
  • A Focus on the First Amendment
  • Litigation Clinic Petition to Be Heard by the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Student-Led Initiative Documents Atrocities in Yemen
  • Welcoming Upgrades
  • Cox Center's Three Decades of Progress
  • LLM Program Celebrates 30 Years
  • Featured Alumni/Alumni Spotlight: Chris Rassi
  • Faculty Briefs
  • Commemorating the Class of 2021
  • Class Notes
  • New Cabinet Unites Alumni to Improve Diversity and Inclusion at the Law School
  • Alumni Committees
  • In Memoriam
  • Society of Benchers
  • Honor Roll of Donors
  • More than 50 ...


In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law Oct 2020

In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law

In Brief

Table of Contents

  • An Update from the Deans: Q & A
  • COVID-19 Special Report
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Experiential Education
  • Kramer Law Clinic Timeline
  • Black Law Students Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary
  • A Message from Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Bryan Adamson (LAW '90)
  • Featured Alumni (Alumni Q&A)
  • John Sopko Serves as Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction
  • Susie Ruth Powell is Centennial Award Winner
  • Jennifer Riedthaler Williams Appointed as Immigration Judge in Cleveland
  • CWRU Law Alumnus Appointed Canada's New Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • New Book by Capricia Penavic Marshall (LAW '90)
  • Ann Brennan Makes $2.5 Million Gift to ...


In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law Jan 2019

In Brief, Case Western Reserve University School Of Law

In Brief

Table of Contents:

  • An Update from the Deans: Q & A
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law raises $58 million, capped off by a $10 million landmark gift from an alumnus to establish the Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law
  • Opioid Epidemic: Case Western Reserve law grads play central roles in unprecedented opioid litigation
  • Fusion program partners with University's think[box] to give students a first-hand innovation experience
  • CWRU Law launches Yemen accountability project to document war crimes for future prosecution
  • Ohio Attorney General awards funding to human trafficking clinic
  • Keeping Do-It-Yourself Gene Science Safe: CWRU team will ...


Passionate Advocate, Laura Mcnally-Levine Jan 2019

Passionate Advocate, Laura Mcnally-Levine

Faculty Publications

Tribute to Judy Lipton


Case Western University Law School Library: 125 Years, Joseph A. Custer Jan 2019

Case Western University Law School Library: 125 Years, Joseph A. Custer

Faculty Publications

Professor Custer describes the first 125 years of the Case Western Law School Library’s history, including its collections, facilities, renovations, staff, budget, evolving research and automation technologies, contributions to legal instruction, and involvement with technological advances in the legal information community.


Tribute To Judy Lipton, Ayesha B. Hardaway Jan 2019

Tribute To Judy Lipton, Ayesha B. Hardaway

Faculty Publications

Tribute to Judy Lipton


Paul Giannelli: Scholar, Colleague, And Friend, Dale A. Nance Jan 2018

Paul Giannelli: Scholar, Colleague, And Friend, Dale A. Nance

Faculty Publications

Tribute to Paul Giannelli


Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, Jessica W. Berg, Michael P. Scharf Jan 2017

Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, Jessica W. Berg, Michael P. Scharf

Faculty Publications

Tribute for Professor Jonathan Entin.


Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, Sharona Hoffman Jan 2017

Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, Sharona Hoffman

Faculty Publications

Tribute to Professor Jonathan Entin.


Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, B. Jessie Hill Jan 2017

Tribute To Professor Jonathan L. Entin, B. Jessie Hill

Faculty Publications

Tribute to Professor Jonathan Entin.


Making The Leap To Being A Law Library Director, Joseph A. Custer Jan 2011

Making The Leap To Being A Law Library Director, Joseph A. Custer

Faculty Publications

This article addresses my experience in going from being a mild-mannered Associate Director of an academic law library to that of a dynamic leader of an academic law library.


The Case For A Flat-Earth Law School, Erik M. Jensen Feb 2006

The Case For A Flat-Earth Law School, Erik M. Jensen

Faculty Publications

This essay suggests - usually politely - that the American legal academy has been overdoing its push for globalization, and, as a result, education in the basics has suffered. That's a pity because law school graduates need to know the basics to be successful not only in Smalltown USA, but also on a world stage.


Death By Bluebook, Erik M. Jensen Feb 2006

Death By Bluebook, Erik M. Jensen

Faculty Publications

This review considers a novel about life (and death) on the University of Chicago Law Review, where editors and associates seem to do little but have sex, connive to get ahead, have sex, kill (with Gunther's con law casebook, no less), and have sex. The reviewer, who didn't attend the U of C law school, believes it all.


Tough On Scholarship, Erik M. Jensen Jan 2006

Tough On Scholarship, Erik M. Jensen

Faculty Publications

This series of three articles (that's why it's a trilogy, duh-h-h) chronicles the legal-academic career of one S. Breckinridge Tushingham ("Breck" for short). As the trilogy unfolds, Breck works his way up (or maybe it's down) from his first academic position to an established professorship to dean of the South Soybean (Soso) State University law school. In the process of recording his professional history, and thus memorializing it for the ages, Breck provides (probably defamatory) insights into the American legal academy.


Using Graphics To Teach Evidence, Kevin C. Mcmunigal Jan 2006

Using Graphics To Teach Evidence, Kevin C. Mcmunigal

Faculty Publications

As an Assistant United States Attorney in the general crimes unit of a metropolitan United States Attorney's Office, I regularly tried a variety of cases ranging from bank robberies and drug offenses to white collar crimes. Regardless of the type of crime, I frequently found various types of graphics useful in presenting the case. Examples included a chart providing a point by point comparison of modus operandi in two armed bank robberies and a map of the scene of a controlled purchase of cocaine showing the locations and movements of multiple defendants, an informant, and federal agents. Such graphics ...


A Statutory Approach To Criminal Law, Kevin C. Mcmunigal Jan 2004

A Statutory Approach To Criminal Law, Kevin C. Mcmunigal

Faculty Publications

Article suggests that learning about criminal statutes should be incorporated into teaching criminal law.


Reflections On Editing A Journal For Law Teachers, Erik M. Jensen Jan 2002

Reflections On Editing A Journal For Law Teachers, Erik M. Jensen

Faculty Publications

One should hesitate to draw grand conclusions based on personal experience, but I won't. What I'll do in this essay is discuss some of the decidedly unscientific lessons about American legal education, or at least about the scholarship dealing with American legal education, that I've drawn from my editorial experience: About American legal education's provincialism, about the limited interest in writing on pedagogical subjects, about quality of writing, and about the politicization of the legal academy.


Managing Internal Administrative Change, Joseph A. Custer Jan 2000

Managing Internal Administrative Change, Joseph A. Custer

Faculty Publications

Mr. Custer considers the impact of already instituted internal administrative change on library staff and how best to deal with it. He approaches the topic by describing what his own library did when faced with significant internal administrative restructuring.


Responding To The Value Imperative: Learning To Create Value In The Resolution Of Disputes, Kenneth Margolis Jan 1998

Responding To The Value Imperative: Learning To Create Value In The Resolution Of Disputes, Kenneth Margolis

Faculty Publications

This article discusses another topic for clinical teachers to consider adding to their teaching agendas. In this paper, I identify the "value imperative" implicit in the attorney-client relationship and suggest that a perception by the client of high value in the relationship is necessary for its success. Briefly, I describe value in legal services as the client's perception of the ratio of benefits received from legal representation to the sacrifices necessary to obtain those benefits. The more the ratio favors benefits over sacrifices, the greater the value perceived by the client. I present a model describing value in legal ...