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$90K research project funded by Public-Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) examines consumer data privacy laws and equity impact assessments for surveillance technology

“They are one person. They are two alone. They are three together. They are for each other.”"Helplessly Hoping", Crosby, Stills, and Nash 

"The student ambassadors, the alumni call from the Honorable Judge Michelle Paris, and the accepted student opportunities all made it feel like CSU Law wanted me to attend." – Admitted Student

“I so appreciate that you reached out to me personally. It confirms everything that I have heard from alumni and students about the supportive culture of the law school and its alumni network.” - Admitted Student

This morning’s message is to our dedicated alumni and friends. I am asking you to be part of an aspiring lawyer’s journey by paying it forward.


Cleveland State University College of Law Professor Chris Sagers has been appointed to serve during 2023 as a Visiting Senior Fellow at the U.S. Surface Transportation Board, the Federal agency charged with the economic regulation of the rail industry. Professor Sagers will be on leave from CSU|LAW while he works with the Surface Transportation Board, and will return to teaching when his federal duties conclude.

Tom and Carrie Bevan honored the distinguished legal career of their father/father-in-law, Keith Bevan, with the creation of the Keith D. Bevan Scholarship at the Cleveland State University College of Law. The scholarship is intended to go to students entering law school as a second career just as Keith, a 1972 CSU|LAW graduate, did more than a half century ago.

Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou

As we begin the Spring semester and a new year, I want to welcome back all of you, but my message this morning is directed particularly to those students whose first semester grades were disappointing.

Grades are pieces of information, not a judgement of who you are as a person. You get to decide how to use that information.

Your grades don’t define you. You define you.

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” – Maya Angelou

I have just one request before I give your email inbox a winter break! I’m asking you to liberate your soul! The Monday Morning Message will resume the week of January 9, 2023, the first week of spring semester classes.

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou