Health Law Students Extern at U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Federal Public DefenderMay 14, 2021
Third-year law students Naomi Gahyun Kim and Rachel Lamparelli had outstanding experiences in their capstone externships. At the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) Public Health Law Program, Kim focused on state vaccination laws and researched the constitutional and civil rights implications of potential vaccine mandates.
- May 14, 2021
On May 13, CWRU School of Law held its annual “Celebration of Faculty” in-person under the tent on East Bell Commons. In a year of challenges like none other, Co-Dean Jessica Berg said the purpose of the annual celebration was “to recognize faculty members who made extraordinary contributions over the past year.”
- May 13, 2021
On Sunday, May 16, Case Western Reserve University School of Law will celebrate the Class of 2021 during an in-person commencement ceremony at Freiberger Field.
- May 12, 2021
Grace Saalman, a third-year law student at Case Western Reserve University, was recognized by The National Jurist for her pro bono work as a student.
- May 10, 2021
At CWRU, students have an opportunity to publish articles in three Law Journals: Case Western Reserve Law Review, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law and Health Matrix.
Case Western Reserve’s Appellate Litigation Clinic Files Appellate Briefs in Sixth Circuit, Supreme Court of OhioMay 07, 2021
Students in Case Western Reserve’s Appellate Litigation Clinic capped off their semester with two major filings: a 60-page brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in a habeas case and a petition asking the Supreme Court of Ohio to hear a case involving Ohio’s menacing-by-stalking statute.
- May 04, 2021
Case Western Reserve University Law Black 3L Students marked their impending graduation with their first ever Sankofa Celebration.
- April 30, 2021
For nearly a decade, Professor Aleksandar Cuic and his students in the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Immigration Law Clinic have been on the frontlines of the battle for human rights in America’s immigration courts. On April 20, they scored a major victory.
- April 28, 2021
For an elite-sized law school, Case Western Reserve University School of Law is unusual in the number of highly successful moot court and mock trial teams it fields each year.
If you watched news coverage of the Chauvin Trial, you likely saw CWRU Law Professor Ayesha HardawayApril 26, 2021
On April 20, 2021, the jury delivered its verdict in the high-profile trial of Derek Chauvin. The former Minneapolis police officer was convicted of murdering George Floyd. It was one of the most watched trials in recent years.
- April 26, 2021
First-year students who were named Gerber Fellows (which includes a scholarship for each recipient) recently completed a broad range of healthcare-related projects as part of their fellowship experience.
- April 24, 2021
Every spring, the Case Western Reserve University School of Law 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 21, 2021
George Floyd’s shocking death last May under the knee of police officer Derek Chauvin triggered profound grief, fervent protests, and intense discussions across our nation and within the (virtual) walls of our law school.
Case Western Reserve University School of Law receives $2 million estate gift for chaired professorshipApril 21, 2021
Case Western Reserve University Professor Emeritus Morris G. Shanker, an award-winning educator and legal scholar who passed away last August at the age of 93, designated a $2 million bequest to the School of Law to endow a chaired professorship to be named in his honor.
- April 20, 2021
Professor Juscelino Colares, who was recently appointed to serve on the Roster of USMCA Trade Arbitrators, has completed a book titled Restructuring Trade Agreements: The Legal and Transactional Reworking of Bad Trade Deals.