- September 23, 2022
Third-year law student Emma Geesaman won first place in the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law for her paper, “The Ownership of Fossils Found on Private Property: Are They Part of the Mineral Estate or the Surface Estate?” The paper, which centers around the ownership rights of dinosaur fossils f
- September 21, 2022
Students enrolled in the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic during the academic year receive their JD degrees in May, but the work of the clinic continues over the summer. During the summer of 2022, the clinic hired eight law clerks, including spring start and rising 2L and 3L students.
- September 19, 2022
The CWRU Health Law Clinic hit the ground running with the first of seven Social Security Appeal Hearings it has scheduled for this semester.
- September 16, 2022
This summer, students from Case Western Reserve University School of Law finished in first place of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s summer softball league. After losing only twice during the regular season and once in the playoffs, the team won three straight games to secure the championship.
- September 14, 2022
In the wake of the nation’s racial reckoning, new academy offers specialized courses in diversity, equity and inclusion
To incorporate training on structural bias and anti-racism in the curriculum—and the workplace—the Case Western Reserve University School of Law is launching an
- September 12, 2022
His Spouse Jessica Wolfendale Receives Secondary Appointment
Case Western Reserve University School of Law is proud to welcome Professor Atiba Ellis as a tenured professor of law in January 2023.
- August 29, 2022
Second-year law student Harper Fox traveled to London, England, over the summer for an externship with the International Bar Association.
What was the best part of your experience?
- August 26, 2022
Second-year law student Frankie Collins recently traveled to Athens, Greece, to attend a week-long summer law school program. She shared some reflections from the trip.
What was the purpose of the program?
- August 24, 2022
A chaired professorship is the highest honor awarded in legal academia. At its meeting on Aug. 18, 2022, the university’s Board of Trustees voted to appoint Professor Charles R. Korsmo as the inaugural recipient of the Morris G. Shanker Chaired Professorship of Law.
- August 22, 2022
A chaired professorship is the highest honor awarded in legal academia. At its meeting on Aug. 18, 2022, the university’s Board of Trustees voted to appoint Professor Raymond Shi Ray Ku to the John Homer Kapp Chaired Professorship of Law.
Professor Hoffman Publishes on the Implications of Cognitive Decline for Medical Licensing Boards and for the WorkplaceAugust 18, 2022
Professor Sharona Hoffman recently published an article entitled “Physicians and Cognitive Decline: A Challenge for State Medical Boards” in the Journal of Medical Regulation.
Burke Center Welcomes Noted Environmental Law Professor Victor Flatt to Law School for the 2022-23 Academic YearAugust 18, 2022
The Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law is excited to welcome Professor Victor B. Flatt as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow and a Visiting Professor of Law for the 2022-2023 school year.
- August 15, 2022
As an extern for the Cuyahoga County Office of the Public Defender, Tosin Orisadipe, a rising third-year law student at CWRU School of Law, has been writing motions and memoranda, talking to clients and attending court hearings. He shared some reflections from his experience.
Following the reasoning of CWRU Amicus Brief, Supreme Court of the United States allows that discovery on detainee abuse might be permitted despite finding state secrets privilege appliesAugust 08, 2022
Last fall, Case Western Reserve University School of Law students Reece Disney and Jessica Foo helped coordinate and draft amicus curiae briefs to the Supreme Court of the United States 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-value
- August 01, 2022
Heavenly Aguilar, a rising 2L student with a focus on Public Interest Law, is working as an intern for the Honorable Judge Michelle J. Sheehan of Ohio’s 8th District Court of Appeals this summer. We asked her to share some reflections from her experience.
What do you hope to gain from this opportunity?