Past Lectures & Conferences

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.

May 2020

Tuesday
19
May
2020
Photo of the book, "The Syrian Conflicts Impacts on International Law."
The Syria Conflict's Impact on International Law: An Online Roundtable Discussion

Michael Scharf, Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Paul Williams, President of the Public International Law and Policy Group

Milena Sterio, Professor of Law at Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Kevin Nealer, Principal and Partner of the Scowcroft Group

April 2020

Wednesday
22
April
2020
Orly Lobel
(Canceled) You Don’t Own Me: How Barbie’s Wars Reveal the Dark Side of Enclosing Innovation

Orly Lobel, the Warren Distinguished Professor and Director of the Employment and Labor Law Program at the University of San Diego

Tuesday
21
April
2020
Professor Jonathan Adler lecturing with students in background
Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane

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

Cassandra Burke Robertson, John Deaver Drinko - BakerHostetler Professor of Law; Director, Center for Professional Ethics, School of Law

Julie A. Hill, Alton C. and Cecile Cunningham Craig Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law

Friday
17
April
2020
photo of melting arctic ice
(Canceled) Climate Change and the Arctic: Polar Disruption with Global Impact

Sponsored by the Canada-United States Law Institute at Case Western Reserve University School of Law and The University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law

Wednesday
15
April
2020
Richard Lazarus
(recorded for on demand viewing) The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

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

Wednesday
15
April
2020
Cathy Lesser Mansfield
(Canceled) On Our Block: 100 Years of Mortgage Finance Policy

Cathy Lesser Mansfield, Senior Instructor in Law and Executive Director of the Master of Arts in Financial Integrity Program, CWRU School of Law

Monday
6
April
2020
Photo of Haavi Morreim
(Postponed) 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
1
April
2020
Juliet Krostritsky teaching at the Case Western Reserve Law School
(Recorded for online viewing) Regulation of Business

Judy Steiner, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer, Banner Bank

Gina K. Gunning, Chief Legal Officer & Corporate Secretary, GrafTech International Ltd. 

Erik Lange, Associate, Squire Patton Boggs' Environmental, Safety & Health Practice Group

Yelena Katz, Associate, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Mary Maloney, Senior Staff Attorney, Jones Day

March 2020

Thursday
26
March
2020
The Honorable Scott C. Clarkson
(Canceled) Rembrandt van Rijn, bankrupt printmaker: art, love and insolvency in the 17th Century

The Honorable Scott C. Clarkson, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California

Wednesday
25
March
2020
Photo of Wall Street sign in NYC
(Recorded for on demand viewing) Structuring and Executing a Middle Market Private Company Sale Transaction

Mitchell Gecht, Benesch Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff

Mike Ferkovic, Senior Manager, BDO USA LLP

Wednesday
18
March
2020
Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown
(Canceled) Prison Abolition and a Mule

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

Monday
16
March
2020
Jeffrey Bossert Clark, United States Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division 
(webcast live) A View from the Environment and Natural Resources Division: Constitutional Environmentalism, Mature Environmentalism

Jeffrey Bossert Clark, United States Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division 

Thursday
5
March
2020
Photo of a lecture in the Moot Courtroom