News

  • New Study Ranks CWRU Law Faculty #36 in Scholarly Impact

    It is widely recognized that publishing improves teaching. Scholarly writing enables professors to bring up-to-date information into the classroom and share their research on cutting-edge developments with their students.

  • CWRU Law School Rock Band to Kick Off the 2021 Jam for Justice

    “Razing the Bar,” CWRU School of Law’s faculty/student/alumni rock band, will kick off the 2021 Jam for Justice as the lead band Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m., in the front yard of the Great Lakes Science Center. The in-person event features seven local lawyer rock bands, a drink, and a light dinner.

  • School of Law Launches Master and Certificates in Compliance and Risk Management

    The School of Law launched its new Master and Certificates in Compliance and Risk Management Programs in the fall of 2021. These programs are designed to meet the increasing demand by businesses and government agencies for experts in state, federal, and international laws and regulations.

  • Third-year CWRU Law Student Wins Public Interest Scholarship

    Case Western Reserve University School of Law third-year student Kathryn Meyer was selected to receive the Ms. JD 2021 Public Interest Scholarship, which provides a stipend to students as they pursue careers in public interest law. Ms.

  • Law Students Advocate to the UN on Behalf of Wrongfully Detained Uyghur Doctor

    Case Western Reserve University School of Law students Natalie Aguilar and Lucas Allison prepared and submitted a complaint to the United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and other UN Special Rapporteurs concerning the unlawful detention of a Chinese Uyghur doctor.

  • CWRU Law Event Looks at International Law Through Star Trek Lens

    On Wednesday, Sept. 8, the 55th anniversary of the broadcast of the first Star Trek episode, CWRU Law School Co-Dean Michael Scharf discussed current controversial issues in international law by comparing them to the interstellar law encountered by Captain Picard and the intrepid crew of the Enterprise.

  • Traveling Exhibit Makes a Stop at Judge Ben C. Green Law Library

    A special traveling exhibit commemorating the 19th Amendment is on display in the Judge Ben C. Green Law Library through Saturday, Sept. 11. The exhibit, "100 Years After the 19th Amendment: Their Legacy, and Our Future,” celebrates women’s suffrage, tells the story of the battle for ratification and notes the challenges that persist.

  • CWRU School of Law Welcomes Outstanding Entering JD Class

    Case Western Reserve University School of Law is pleased to welcome an exceptional group of students to campus, including 146 members of the fall 2021 entering JD class, plus 15 spring start students who began their studies in January.  

  • CWRU Law Students File Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Prevent U.S. From Keeping Secret Post-9/11 CIA Torture Program Details

    Case Western Reserve University School of Law students Reece Disney and Jessica Foo helped coordinate and draft amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs to the United States Supreme Court in a civil case involving efforts to obtain information about the brutal interrogation tactics the United States employed on one of the first alleged high-

  • CWRU Law Alumna and Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Administers Oath to Class of 2024

    On Friday, Aug. 20, the Honorable Michelle Earley (LAW '99), administrative and presiding judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court, presented remarks at the Linsalata Alumni Center to the 146 incoming Case Western Reserve University School of Law JD students.

  • Supreme Court of Ohio Accepts Jurisdiction over Clinic Client’s Appeal

    Students who begin their semester in the Appellate Litigation Clinic this fall will have an opportunity few practicing attorneys ever do: they will brief a case to the Supreme Court of Ohio, which last week accepted the clinic’s petition for discretionary review in an important case involving a defendant’s right to withdraw a guilty plea upon di

  • Making an Impact on Immigration

    On June 1, 2021, United States President Joseph R. Biden Jr. issued a proclamation declaring June National Immigrant Heritage Month, encouraging reflection on the stories of “courageous families who ventured here—be it centuries ago, or just this year—from every part of the world to seek new possibilities and help to forge our nation.”  

  • Three Decades of Progress

    The Frederick K. Cox International Law Center marks its 30th anniversary this year. In honor of the occasion, we’re taking a look back at some of the remarkable accomplishments of our past three decades.

  • CWRU School of Law to Offer New Master’s Degree and Certificates in Compliance and Risk Management

    The volume of laws, regulations, standards and guidelines governing health care-related businesses has dramatically increased during the past several decades. When a health care business fails to comply, it can open itself up to lawsuits and serious financial and criminal liability.

  • Professor Hardaway Rejoins Police Monitoring Team as Deputy Monitor

    As reported on WCPN 90.3 ideastream, Cleveland’s NPR Station, on Monday, July 19, Case Western Reserve University Associate Professor of Law Ayesha Bell Hardaway rejoined the Cleveland Police Monitoring Team as deputy monitor five weeks after