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Our Commitment To Racial Justice
Justice and equity serve as foundations to the Case Western Reserve University School of Law community. We continue to evolve our program of legal education to more effectively integrate racial justice more comprehensively into the curriculum, advocate for law reform at local and national levels and foster a more equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment in both the law school and our community.
This webpage contains news items, upcoming and recent events, and links to information about those efforts and online resources for members of our community who seek to combat racial and social injustice. For the most up to date information about what the Law School is doing to pursue these goals please visit our Race and Justice FAQs.
The Academy Concludes Inaugural LaunchApril 24, 2023
On Saturday, Case Western Reserve School of Law concluded its inaugural launch of The Academy for Inclusive Leadership Development.
School of Law has Entered into Eleven Partnership Agreements with Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as Hispanic and Native American-Serving InstitutionsApril 14, 2023
Back in 2020, in an ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, Case Western Reserve University School of Law began to pursue strategic partnerships with select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designed to encourage a greater number of under-represented minority students to attend the law school.
CWRU BLSA Mock Trial Team Places Second at National Constance Baker Motley CompetitionMarch 31, 2023
CWRU’s BLSA Mock Trial team returned from the National Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition (CBMMTC) in Washington, D.C. as the second-ranked BLSA mock trial team in the nation. This latest victory comes less than one month after CWRU won first place at the Midwest Regional CBMMTC in Chicago, Illinois.
BLSA Mock Trial Team Wins Midwest Regional Constance Baker Motley CompetitionMarch 08, 2023
CWRU’s BLSA Mock Trial Team recently won 1st place at the Midwest BLSA Regional Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition in Chicago, Illinois. Out of fifteen total teams competing, CWRU emerged victorious after facing Loyola Chicago, the University of Missouri, Saint Louis University and Cleveland State.
Ellis Appointed Chisolm Distinguished Research ScholarFebruary 16, 2023
Case Western Reserve University School of Law is happy to announce that Professor Atiba R. Ellis, who recently joined the law faculty in Jan. 2023 as a tenured full professor, has been appointed the Laura B.