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September 29, 2022

Judges play a critical role in one of the most important states of a criminal case’s adjudication—sentencing. While there have been substantial limitations placed on the discretion judges can exercise in devising punishments, there are little to none on what judges say at such hearings when articulating their rationales for the sentences they impose on convicted defendants.

October 21, 2022

The Future of the Fourteenth Amendment: Autonomy and Equality Post-Dobbs v Jackson

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

Nothing is more important to student success and the success of our great law school than the quality of our faculty. Our full-time faculty are teachers and scholars who offer a level of expertise, accessibility, support, encouragement, and interaction that many law schools don’t offer. They not only inspire our students, they inspire each other, and they inspire me. We are also very fortunate to have outstanding adjunct and emeritus faculty, and leaders-in-residence.

“May I say what a great honor it is to have been invited to bepresent here today for the dedication of this new school of law in the company of such distinguished people as Governor Rhodes, and all sorts of others too numerous to mention. Finding myself in this famous law school today brings to mind those close ties which for over three centuries have linked Britain and the United States in so many different ways. Chief among these ties has been ourreverence of the law.” - Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at the dedication of the new Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Building, October 20, 1977, 1801 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio

Harlan Sands joins the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty as a Professor after spending the past four years as President of Cleveland State University.

“Grief is the price we pay for love.” – Queen Elizabeth II in her message to the American people on September 11, 2001

“The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places.”  -Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

Robert Triozzi joins the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty this Fall as a Clinical Professor and Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Center.

Jennifer Harrell joins the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty this Fall as a Legal Writing Professor.