Past Lectures & Conferences

March 2019

26 -
29
March
2019
The Legacy of the Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals book cover
Wednesday
20
March
2019
Author Joan M. Burda
Beyond Obergefell: Ongoing Legal Issues Facing the LGBTQ Community

Joan M. Burda
award winning author solo practitioner in estate planning and LGBTQ issues

Thursday
7
March
2019
San Francisco law firm of Adler & Colvin Principal Robert A. Wexler
Investing for Social Impact in the 21st Century

Robert A. Wexler
Principal, Adler & Colvin

Thursday
7
March
2019
Assistant Staff Ethicist and Regional Bioethicist (South) in the Center for Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic Hilary Mabel
Legal and Ethical Duties to Report, Warn, and Protect

Hilary Mabel
Assistant Staff Ethicist and Regional Bioethicist (South) in the Center for Bioethics at the Cleveland Clinic

February 2019

Wednesday
27
February
2019
Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide Stephen Rapp
Tacking into the Wind: Achieving Justice for Mass Atrocities in Difficult Times

Stephen Rapp
Distinguished Fellow at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Center for Prevention of Genocide

Monday
25
February
2019
Director of Forensic Psychiatry at UH Cleveland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Psychiatry at CWRU School of Medicine Dr. Susan Hatters-Friedman
Mommy Dearest: Myths and Realities of Women in Prison

Dr. Susan Hatters-Friedman
Director of Forensic Psychiatry, UH Cleveland Medical Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Psychiatry, CWRU School of Medicine

Thursday
14
February
2019
Law, Technology, and Protection from Violence Against Women: Can innovation flip the script on this dialogue?

Rachel Lovell, PhD
Senior Research Associate at the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education
Colin K. Drummond, PhD, MBA
Professor and Assistant Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Maya Simek
Clinical Law Professor and Co-Director of Case Western Reserve’s Health & Human Trafficking Clinic
Dr. Scott Frank
M.D., M.S., Public Health and Family Medicine educator, researcher, and practitioner

Thursday
7
February
2019
Bishop Perez of Cleveland
Immigration and the Dignity of the Human Person

Nelson J. Perez
M.Div., M.A., D. D. Bishop of Cleveland

Wednesday
6
February
2019
Memorial image of James McElhaney
Tuesday
5
February
2019
Image of protestors outside capital building with signs that say "Stand With Mark"
Public Sector Unions after Janus v. AFSCME

Robert Alt
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Buckeye Institute
Martin Malin
Co-Director, Institute for Law and the Workplace, Chicago-Kent College of Law

November 2018

Friday
9
November
2018
Image of a gavel handcuffs overtop of money
Poor? Go Directly to Jail. Evaluation of Bail Reform Efforts

Professor Carmen Naso
Senior Instructor of Law, Case Western Reserve University
Caitlin Hill
ACLU Ohio

Wednesday
7
November
2018
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law Robert Rapp
Digital Assets and Blockchain Technology: Assessing the Magnitude of Disruption in Securities and Capital Market Regulation

Robert Rapp
Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Friday
2
November
2018
Hester M. Peirce Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Fiduciary Duty, Corporate Goals, and Shareholder Activism

Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

October 2018

Tuesday
30
October
2018
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh
Health Law and the New Supreme Court

Jessie Hill
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law

Jonathan H. Adler
Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation

Thursday
25
October
2018
Seth Jacobs Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Blue Shield of California
All Nonprofits Are Not Created Equal: The Role of the Commercial Nonprofit

Seth Jacobs
Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Blue Shield of California

Wednesday
17
October
2018
Brigadier General John G. Baker
Drinking from a Poisoned Chalice Post 9/11: Defending the Rule of Law in the Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions

Brigadier General John G. Baker
Chief Defense Counsel (CDC) for the Military Commissions Defense Organization

Wednesday
17
October
2018
Catherine LaCroix
Update on Congressional Redistricting in Ohio

Catherine LaCroix
Adjunct Professor of Law

Thursday
11
October
2018
People standing in a field looking at a wall