“We are in an uphill fight in Ohio and around the nation,” said Jessie Hill, the Judge Ben C. Green professor of law and associate dean for research and faculty development at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. “We are all asking: What does the world look like if Roe is overturned?”
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- September 22, 2020
In 2020 Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine published its 30th volume. Ranked 3rd among all specialty journals in the fields of health, medicine, psychology and psychiatry law, it stands out as a prominent resource for health law scholars.
- September 20, 2020
Many entering first-year law students were planning to travel or work during the summer before beginning law school. For most, such plans had to be shelved when the coronavirus struck.
- September 18, 2020
Professor Sharona Hoffman, Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Edgar A.
Visiting Professor Katharine Van Tassel contributes testimony to assist work of U.S. Commission on Civil RightsSeptember 17, 2020
From the 1918 flu, Hurricane Katrina, to the H1N1 pandemic, history teaches that the poor and communities of color shoulder the greatest burden of disease, death, and loss both during and after public health disasters.
- September 16, 2020
After graduating from Colgate University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental studies, Salhia Moore’s career path was driven by a desire to make a meaningful impact on the world.
Gerber Fellows Participate in ‘Caring for Children and Families in Humanitarian Emergencies’ TrainingSeptember 16, 2020
In Fall 2019, a group of 12 first-year students explored the legal needs that can emerge in the wake of natural disasters and humanitarian crises as part of their Gerber Law-Medicine Fellowships, a program that provides significant scholarship and stipends for students with outstanding academic credentials and an interest in pursuing a career in
- September 14, 2020
In Fall 2019, Mariah Dick (‘19) joined the CWRU Law-Medicine Center as the Dean Lindsey Cowen Research Fellow, assisting faculty with cutting-edge research at the intersection of law, medicine and ethics.
- September 02, 2020
Schools around the country are now in session, though they’re offering a patchwork of different learning models amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Bailey Kadian, a second-year student at the School of Law, is taking a look at what the long-term impacts of these approaches are, especially for students who rely on special education programs.