Transformative Dialogues: Spring 2016

As part of Cleveland-Marshall's focus on providing thought-leaders for educational discussions with students, alumni and community members, some of the nation’s leading experts and scholars participate in the Transformative Dialogue series.

spring 2016 Events

Note:  This page will be updated as several additional events are finalized.

January 13

Visiting Scholar: Pierre de Vos, University of Cape Town

"LGBT Rights in South Africa"

Co-sponsored by the ACLU of Ohio, Equality Now, City Club of Cleveland and the American Constitution Society.

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February 3

Frederick Douglass Moot Court Night

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February 10

47th Annual Moot Court Night

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February 22

Criminal Justice Forum III

"Rape Reform in Ohio: Eliminating the Statute of Limitations and Lifting the Spousal Exemption"

Ohio State Representatives Teresa Fedor and Greta Johnson

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February 29

Employment and Labor Law Lecture

"Assault on Workers’ Rights: Labor Law and the Erosion of Worker Protections"

United States Senator Sherrod Brown

Note:  This event does not offer CLE credit

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March 9

Visiting Scholar

"Leveling Down, or Leveling Up"

Richard Epstein, NYU School of Law

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April 6

Criminal Justice Forum IV

"Why and Whither Mass Imprisonment?"

Michael Tonry, University of Minnesota Law School

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April 8

Cleveland State Law Review Symposium

"Regulating Big Data in the Digital Age"

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April 8

Global Business Law Review Symposium

"International Business and Cybersecurity"

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April 9

Journal of Law & Health Symposium

"Fear the Walking File; The Perils of Medical Identity Theft"

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April 20 

"Antonin Scalia’s Quest—and Bequest"

David F. Forte, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Jonathan Adler, Case Western Reserve Law School

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April 22

Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

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May 10

"Prosecuting Maritime Pirates in the Seychelles and Elsewhere: A Panel Discussion"

Justice Anthony Fernando, Judge of the Supreme Court of the Seychelles
Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Dean and Professor Michael Scharf, Case Western Reserve Law School

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June 2

"Answering the Call"

A Panel Discussion & Book Signing featuring Judge Nathaniel R. Jones

Sponsored by the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP

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