Past Lectures & Conferences

October 2020

Thursday
22
October
2020
Photo of Haavi Morreim
Two Confederate Statues Removed Peacefully. No Violence, No Torches. Brilliant Lawyering Instead

Haavi Morreim, JD, PhD, Professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Wednesday
21
October
2020
Richard Lazarus
The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

Richard J. Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard University

Thursday
15
October
2020
NASA photo of algae bloom
A State-Provincial Approach to Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes Basin: Possibilities and Pitfalls

Professor Irena Creed, Associate Vice President for Research at the University of Saskatchewan and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Kathryn Friedman, Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Canada Institute and Research Professor at the University at Buffalo

Monday
12
October
2020
image of soldiers in El Salvador
Planting the Seeds of Violence: How U.S. Involvement in El Salvador Led to Today’s Migration Crisis
  • Kristina Aiad-Toss, Third-year Juris Doctor student, Case Western Reserve University School of Law and International Business Law LLM Candidate at Middlesex University in London.
  • Brenna Dilley International Partners in Mission Law Student, Case Western Reserve University
  • Adela Zayas Director of International Partnerships and Programs & Regional Director for Latin America and The Caribbean for IPM
Friday
9
October
2020
Susie Ruth Powell
The Legal and Writing Adventures of Susie Ruth Powell

Susie Ruth Powell ('73), the Law School’s 2020 Centennial Medal winner and co-author of the Emmy-award-winning HBO documentary, “The Loving Story,”

Wednesday
7
October
2020
Sidney Picker Jr.
Thursday
1
October
2020
photo of a person being vaccinated
Universal Immunization Against COVID: What Law and Society Can Do

Maxwell J. Mehlman, Director of the Law-Medicine Center at the CWRU School of Law

Dr. Michael Lederman, Professor of Medicine at CWRU School of Medicine and University Hospitals/Case Medical Center

Stuart J. Youngner, Professor of Bioethics and Psychiatry

September 2020

Tuesday
29
September
2020
picture of people waiting to vote
The 2020 Election and the Future of U.S. Health Care

Panelists include Professor Jessie Hill, Sara Rosenbaum J.D., J.B. Silvers, Ph.D., Professor Joe White, Professor Sharona Hoffman and Professor Maxwell J. Mehlman

Thursday
24
September
2020
Dominic DiPuccio is chair of Taft's Mergers and Acquisitions group
Real Estate Private Equity Joint Ventures – Key Terms

Dominic DiPuccio, chair of Taft's Mergers and Acquisitions group

Wednesday
23
September
2020
Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown
Prison Abolition and a Mule

Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University Law Center and legal analyst on MSNBC

Monday
21
September
2020
Photo of Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Reproductive Rights and the Roberts Court

Jessie Hill, JD, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law

August 2020

Tuesday
25
August
2020
Wesley Lowery, news correspondent, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, and author
Tucker Ellis In-House Counsel Summit: Racial Inequality in America

Wesley Lowery, news correspondent, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author

Thursday
6
August
2020
Satyajit Boolell
Should the United States back Mauritian sovereignty over the Chagos Archipelagos ?

Satyajit Boolell, Director of Public Prosecutions for Mauritius

July 2020

Friday
24
July
2020
Capricia Penavic Marshall
From Cleveland to Chief of Protocol: Lessons on Diplomacy, Protocol, and Soft Power

Capricia Penavic Marshall, President and CEO, Global Engagement Strategies; Ambassador-in-Residence, Atlantic Council; former Chief of Protocol of the United States; and author, "Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make It Work for You"

June 2020

Tuesday
30
June
2020
Cathy Mansfield
Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide

Professor Cathy Lesser Mansfield, senior instructor in law, CWRU School of Law

Tuesday
30
June
2020
Andrew Geronimo
Communications Decency Act Section 230 and the Future of Online Speech

Kendra Albert, Clinical Instructor, Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic

Blake Reid, Clinical Professor, Colorado Law

Andrew Geronimo, Attorney at Law, Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center

Danielle Blunt, NYC-based Dominatrix and sex worker rights and anti-traffiking advocate

Lorelei Lee, sex worker activist, writer, recent law school graduate, and 2020 Justice Catalyst Fellow.

Tuesday
23
June
2020
Photo of John F. Sopko
Corruption: A Threat to the Rule of Law and Sustainable Peace in Afghanistan

John F. Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction

Tuesday
23
June
2020
Case Western Reserve University School of Law Assistant Professor Anat Alon-Beck
Market Developments Affecting Late Stage Private Placements

Anat Alon-Beck, Case Western School of Law

Kevin Gsell, Nasdaq Private Markets

Brooke Parker, Barclays Capital

Anna Pinedo, Mayer Brown

Thomas Vitale, Mayer Brown

Thursday
18
June
2020
Photo of Bryan Adamson
The George Floyd Teach-In, Part 3

Bryan Adamson, incoming CWRU chaired professor of law and associate dean of diversity and inclusion.

Jonathan Adler, Director, Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law

Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development

Friday
12
June
2020
photo of U.S. Supreme Court
Presidential Records and a Pandemic at the Supreme Court

Jonathan H. Adler,  the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Thursday
11
June
2020
Photo of Bryan Adamson
George Floyd Teach-In, Part 2

Bryan Adamson, incoming CWRU chaired professor of law and associate dean of diversity and inclusion.

Lisa Daugaard, Public Defender Association in Seattle

Shakyra Diaz, Managing Director of Partnerships at the Alliance for Safety and Justice. 

Thursday
4
June
2020
photo of the law school
George Floyd Teach-In

Deborah Ahrens, Profesor of Law, Seattle University School of Law Associate Professor

Ayesha Bell Hardaway , CWRU Law Assistant Professor and Social Justice Law Center Director

Bryan Adamson, the incoming CWRU chaired professor of law and associate dean of diversity and inclusion.