Our lecture series bring distinguished scholars and practitioners to the law school throughout the academic year. The public lectures take place at 5 p.m. in the Joseph W. Bartunek, III Moot Court Room.
Cleveland-Marshall Enrichment Fund Scholars
The Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar program, created in 1974, brings a scholar to the Law College for two days during which s/he participates in the life of the school. S/he is a guest professor in a substantive course, leads a faculty seminar on her/his current research, makes an informal presentation at a faculty lunch, and presents a public lecture. Often the scholar’s public lecture forms the basis of an article that is published in the Cleveland State Law Review.
Joseph C. Hostetler, Baker & Hostetler Lecture
Most years a distinguished scholar in law or a related field is invited to present the Joseph C. Hostetler, Baker & Hostetler Lecture, endowed by Baker & Hostetler.
Criminal Justice Forum
In 1999 the criminal law faculty inaugurated a lecture series in which they invite nationally recognized scholars and practitioners to present a public lecture on a current issue in criminal law.
Employment and Labor Law Speaker Series
Beginning in 2002, the labor and employment faculty have presented lectures each year by distinguished scholars or practitioners in the field.
The Forrest B. Weinberg Memorial Fund Lectures
Shortly after Professor of Law Forrest Weinberg died in 1988, friends, family, and the law firm of Hahn Loeser & Parks established a fund to support a biannual lecture series addressing current issues in commercial law.