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Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has recognized two professors for their internationally known scholarship with named professorships. Cleveland-Marshall has appointed Professor Mark J. Sundahl as the Charles R. Emrick Jr.-Calfee Halter & Griswold Professor of Law and Jonathan Witmer-Rich as the Joseph C. Hostetler-Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law, respectively.

Dr. Mary T. Robinson, the first female President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, addressed the 133 members of the graduating Class of 2016 at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s commencement ceremony held at the Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Center will host the only officially sanctioned cybersecurity event at the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016. The RNC Cybersecurity Forum is one of several officially sanctioned, nonpartisan educational events during the convention that will highlight important policy issues in the upcoming presidential election.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has entered agreements with the University of Findlay and Ursuline College to offer students the opportunity to earn their law degrees more quickly and economically through joint 3+3 Bachelor’s/Law Accelerated Degree Programs.

Dr. Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, will deliver the commencement address at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2016. The ceremony will take place Sunday, May 15at 2:00 p.m. at CSU’s Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center.

Over the past 25 years, the City of Cleveland has seen a complete revitalization from the deteriorating remnants of the industrial heyday to a thriving urban destination. Among the people chiefly responsible for the city’s economic development during that time is Mansour Gavin President Anthony J. Coyne ’87.

Tucker Ellis Partner Carter E. Strang ’84 fondly remembers walking across the stage at the Ohio Theatre and becoming the first member of his family to earn a professional degree. With Carter that June afternoon were his two young sons, Carson and Steven, and Carter recalls Steven yelling out “too many attorneys” during the ceremony. Ironically, there were two more attorneys in the crowd that day than Steven realized, as both he and his brother would follow in their father’s footsteps and are currently practicing attorneys in the Cleveland area. 

The Cleveland-Marshall College of Law moot court team of Brandon Brown, Bobby Galinas, and Kelly Wallenfelz placed second at the 29th Annual August A. Rendigs National Product Liability Moot Court Competition hosted March 11-12 by the University of Cincinnati. The Cleveland-Marshall team’s second place finish is especially impressive as all three advocates are first-year team members and were in their first moot court competition.