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February 27, 2019

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and the Center for Health Law and Policy will host "Clearing the Weeds: Marijuana and the Law" on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The speakers will analyze the impact the legalization of marijuana will have on the legal profession. 

Growing up in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood and later in East Cleveland, newly elected Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody Stewart ’88 had big dreams of being a musician. A career in government, or even the law, never crossed her mind during those days and with good reason – it seemed unrealistic to her for an African-American woman to hold a high-ranking office.

“ ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say….Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, and understanding.”  Alice Walker

"Teaching is the greatest act of optimism." Colleen Wilcox

“I touch the future. I teach.” –Christa McAuliffe

Last week, I noted that there are many compelling reasons for students to choose Cleveland-Marshall, but one factor, above all others, is the most important – the quality of our faculty.

Last spring, then-1L Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students Patrick Lipaj and Elliot Nash were looking for something that would peak their interest and allow them to get more involved with the C|M|LAW community.

Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.” – Robert Frost

We are in the process of recruiting students for our Fall 2019 class. The competition between law schools for the most talented students has never been more competitive. So why should an applicant choose us?

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” —Maya Angelou

We open doors and let the future in.

We are here for our students from the moment they enter the first front door to their legal education to the moment they enter the second front door to their career. We are their law school for life.