Past Lectures & Conferences

April 2018

Wednesday
11
April
2018
Michael Scharf
Evening with the Author: Dean Michael Scharf discusses his new book, The Founders

Michael Scharf
Dean of the Law School, Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, and host of "Talking Foreign Policy"

Tuesday
10
April
2018
Physicians operating on a patient
Experience is Treacherous: An Intimate View of the Physician's Experience of Adverse Patient Outcomes and Malpractice Litigation

M. Stacia Dearmin, MD
Division of Emergency Services at Akron Children’s Hospital
Dirk E. Riemenschneider, JD
chair of the Health & Medicine Practice Group, Buckingham, Doolittle, and Burroughs

March 2018

Thursday
22
March
2018
Lee Sheppard Contributing editor of Tax Notes
How the Tax Law Reinforces Economic and Other Policies

Lee Sheppard
Contributing editor of Tax Notes

Wednesday
21
March
2018
Max Mehlman Distinguished University Professor, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University
Who Can Patients Trust?: Legal Responses to the Loss of Medical Professionalism

Max Mehlman
Distinguished University Professor, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Thursday
8
March
2018
Rebecca Tushnet Frank Stanton Professor of First Amendment Law, Harvard Law School
Content moderation in an age of extremes

Rebecca Tushnet
Frank Stanton Professor of First Amendment Law, Harvard Law School

Wednesday
7
March
2018
Diane S. Sykes
Our Newest Justice: Some Thoughts on Justice Gorsuch’s Debut

Diane S. Sykes
Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Friday
2
March
2018
The 3rd Annual Human Trafficking Law Symposium
The Third Annual Human Trafficking Symposium

Maureen Guirguis (Kenny)
Professor and Co-Director of Human Trafficking Law Project
Mercedes Gurney
3rd Year Law Student, Graduate of Human Trafficking Law Lab Course
Shane Bates
Human Trafficking Task Force
Holly Welsh
Assistant Cuyahoga County Prosecutor
Renee Jones
CEO and Founder, Renee Jones Empowerment Center
Daniel Wolfe
CWRU 3rd Year Law Student, Graduate of Human Trafficking Law Lab Course
Judge Denise Rini
Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge, Safe Harbor Court
Maya Simek
Staff Attorney, Human Trafficking Law Project

February 2018

Tuesday
27
February
2018
Abbe R. Gluck
Legal Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis: Law in the courts, the statehouses and the medical clinics

Abbe R. Gluck
Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School

Tuesday
20
February
2018
CWRU Adjunct Law Professor Andrew Zashin
Hiding in Plain Sight: The International Family Law Issues Lawyers and Judges Miss

Andrew Zashin
Co‐Managing Partner of Zashin & Rich Co., L.P.A.

Thursday
8
February
2018
Sean Murphy
The International Law Commission's Proposal for a Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity

Sean Murphy
U.N. International Law Commission Special Rapporteur for Crimes against Humanity. President-elect of the American Society of International Law

November 2017

Monday
20
November
2017
Tracy L. Carter
Attorneys as Advocates: From Creating Policy on Paper to Improving Lives In Person

Tracy L. Carter
MHSA, Senior Director of Government Relations, The MetroHealth System of Cleveland, Ohio

Friday
17
November
2017
People standing in line in a black and white photo
National Security, National Origin, and the Constitution: 75 Years After Executive Order 9066

Geoffrey R. Stone
Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
David F. Forte
Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Frank Abe
Producer/Director of PBS documentaries
Diana Bilimoria
Chair, Department of Organizational Behavior, CWRU Weatherhead School of Management
Keimei Sugiyama
PhD candidate, Department of Organizational Behavior
Dean M. Hashimoto
Director, Boston College Law School's JD/MPH dual degree program with Tufts School of Medicine
Eric L. Muller
Professor of Law, UNC School of Law
Michael Benza
Senior Instructor, CWRU School of Law
Sahar F. Aziz
Professor of Law, Texas A&M University School of Law
Peter S. Margulies
Professor, Roger Williams University School of Law
Cassandra Burke Robertson
Professor, CWRU School of Law
Hiroshi Motomura
Susan Westerberg Prager Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law
Robert S. Chang
Professor, Seattle University School of Law

Wednesday
15
November
2017
Samuel Berbano
Ethical Implications of Legal Practice Technology

Samuel Berbano
Academic Account Manager, Thompson Reuters

Wednesday
15
November
2017
Ayesha Bell Hardaway
Low-wage Noncompetes as Constitutional Violations

Ayesha Bell Hardaway
Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Law

Monday
13
November
2017
Headshot of Jessie Hill
Trump, Contraception, and the ACA

B. Jessie Hill
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law,
Case Western Reserve University

Monday
6
November
2017
Ben Wizner
Defending the Constitution in the Age of Trump

Ben Wizner
Director, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project

October 2017

Monday
30
October
2017
Dean Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH
Witchdoctors, Zombies and Wizards: Rethinking Health in America

Dean Ali S. Khan, MD, MPH
Retired Assistant Surgeon General USPHS College of Public Health University of Nebraska Medical Center

Thursday
19
October
2017
Douglas S. Massey
America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco

Speaker: Douglas S. Massey
Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs and Director of the Office of Population Research at Princeton University

Wednesday
18
October
2017
Paula Taylor Whitfield