Past Lectures & Conferences

March 2019

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
Tuesday
9
October
2018
Honorable Jeffrey Sutton
51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of Constitutional Law

Honorable Jeffrey Sutton
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

September 2018

Thursday
27
September
2018
Sara Rosenbaum J.D.
The (Almost) Great Unraveling: Can the Quest for Solidarity Survive?

Sara Rosenbaum J.D.
Harold and Jane Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and Founding Chair of the Department of Health Policy at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Tuesday
25
September
2018
The Honorable Joan L. Larsen
State Courts in a Federal System

The Honorable Joan L. Larsen
judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Friday
14
September
2018
A group of speakers surrounding president Trump
International Law and Policy in the Age of Trump

John Bellinger
Partner Arnold and Porter
Michael Benza
Senior Instructor, CWRU School of Law
Josh Blackman
Professor of Law, South Texas College of Law Houston
Todd F. Buchwald
Special Coordinator for the State Department's Office of Global Criminal Justice
Juscelino F. Colares
Schott-van den Eynden chair in Business Law and Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, CWRU School of Law
Avidan Y. Cover
Associate Professor, CWRU School of Law, and Director of the Institute for Global Security Law & Policy
Aleksandar Cuic
Partner
Richard Cunningham, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
The Honorable Sue E. Eckert
Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security
Richard Gordon
CWRU School of Law, Director, Financial Integrity Institute
Lawrence L. Herman, Lawrence L. Herman
Jamil N. Jaffer
Founder, National Security Institute
James C. Johnson
Adjunct Professor, CWRU School of Law
Eugene Kontorovich
Professor, Northwestern University School of Law
David Leopold
Partner, Ulmer
Elisa Massimino
President and CEO, Human Rights First
Michael Scharf
Dean, CWRU School of Law
Lisa Scott
Founder, Scott Global Migration Law Group
Milena Sterio
Professor
Paul R. Williams
Law Professor, American University
David Zaring
Professor

Wednesday
12
September
2018
Sharona Hoffman
Electronic Health Records and Medical Big Data: Law and Policy

Sharona Hoffman
Edgar A. Hahn Professor of Law Professor of Bioethics Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center