- April 07, 2020The interdisciplinary conference examined the effectiveness of 50 years of environmental law in addressing persistent environmental threats to human health, the ability of regulatory structures and institutions to safeguard human health from environmental threats and what new approaches are necessary to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to live in safe and healthy communities.
- April 06, 2020
Every Spring, the law school hosts the Dean Dunmore Moot Court Competition, an intramural appellate advocacy tournament where second-and-third year students compete in an NCAA bracket-style competition judged by faculty members, local judges and experienced practitioners.
- April 02, 2020The Spring 2020 issue of Prelaw magazine, a publication of National Jurist, has ranked CWRU Law School ninth in the nation in Practical Training, up from 12 in 2019.
- March 30, 2020
Case Western Reserve University and the CWRU School of Law are adapting to a rapidly evolving situation in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. The health, safety and well-being of our community are our top priorities. A second goal is to meet our educational mission to the extent possible. This is new terrain for everyone.
Environmental Law Center hosts lecture with U.S. DOJ Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources DivisionMarch 30, 2020The federal government’s top environmental lawyer discussed climate change litigation, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the role of the Department of Justice in environmental policy in recent remarks at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
- March 30, 2020
In 2019, CWRU School of Law received a $10 million gift to launch the Burke Center for Environmental Law.
- March 29, 2020
The CWRU International Criminal Court Moot Court team competed in the America round of the world-wide competition on March 14 and 15 - the first ICC competition to be held entirely online with video oral arguments due to restrictions related to the coronavirus.
- March 25, 2020Dean Jessica Berg and Professor Sharona Hoffman were quoted in an article entitled “Scarcity, Health Care Rationing and Coronavirus: The Choices Only Get Tougher” in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on March 18, 2020.
- March 17, 2020
Every spring, U.S.
Ault Mock Trial Team advances to National Championship in Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial CompetitionMarch 05, 2020
After competing in five rounds at the regional competition, the Jonathan M.
Second-year international law student publishes white paper on U.S. responsibility for war crimes in El Salvador civil warMarch 02, 2020
Last summer, second-year law student Kristina Aiad-Toss spent two months in El Salvador interning for International Partners in Mission (IPM), a non-profit that engages in community development projects abroad to help women and children in 66 countries.
Professor Sharona Hoffman publishes article in North Carolina Law Review about Artificial Intelligence and the LawFebruary 20, 2020
Professor Sharona Hoffman, Co-Director of the Law-Medicine Center, recently published an article, “What Genetic Testing Teaches about Predictive Health Analytics Regulation.”
- February 20, 2020
On February 15, the CWRU Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team received the highest average score of the 10 competing teams in the EODID Athens Vis Pre-Moot competition. The team was represented by 3Ls Teresa Azzam and Kathleen Burke.
- February 14, 2020
Former FBI Director James Comey spent two hours with Adjunct Professors Jonathan Leiken and Caitlin Bell’s White Collar Crime students on Tuesday, February 11. Professor Leiken worked for Mr. Comey as an AUSA at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and the two have remained in touch over the years.
- February 11, 2020It 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. We are happy to announce that our faculty has been ranked among the top in the nation in scholarly impact.