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One of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s most distinguished alumna, Judge Jean Murrell Capers, passed away Tuesday, July 18 at the age of 104, leaving an esteemed legacy as a trailblazer and civic activist.  Judge Capers graduated in 1945 from Cleveland Law School, a predecessor to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has launched new “pop-up practicums” where students will work closely with faculty in a short-term, practice-based experience in a legal issue important to them. C|M|LAW’s program is one of only a small number of “pop-up” learning experiences in the nation. Semester-long practicums offer course credit and will be established ad hoc based on the relevance of the topic, student interest and faculty availability.

Two Cleveland-Marshall College of Law alumni, Christopher Blake '99 and Jon Pinney '00, have been named to the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2018.

A Cleveland Leadership Center program, Leadership Cleveland welcomes approximately 65 participants each year after a highly competitive selection process.  Participants are selected based on their level of volunteer leadership in the community, senior-level leadership within their profession and support from their employers and Leadership Cleveland alumni.

Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is pleased to announce that Brent M. Buckley '82, managing partner of the law firm of Buckley King, has been appointed chair of the law school’s Board of Visitors.

In that role, Buckley will serve as a senior advisor to the dean, assisting in developing and implementing the law school’s strategic plan. Buckley previously served as the Board’s vice chair.

Pursuing your dreams is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” – Anonymous

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s moot court teams had arguably the most successful season in the program’s history in 2016-17.  C|M|LAW moot court students earned first place finishes at the Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition, the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition and the August A. Rendigs National Product Liability Moot Court Competition, and delivered strong performances at several other national competitions during the season.