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Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich served as the principal drafter of the Report and Recommendations of the Cuyahoga County Bail Task Force. The report, released on March 16, calls for significant reforms to the way courts across Cuyahoga County set bail and conditions of pretrial release.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students Dana Beveridge, Jackson Biesecker, and Mara Hirz are advancing to the worldwide final of the Global Legal Hackathon as part of Team INCO-herent. The start-up is one of 14 teams out of 37 semifinalists to qualify for the final round taking place April 21 in New York City.

“Celebrate what you want to see more of.” – Tom Peters

“Your playing small does not serve the world.” – Marianne Williamson

This morning, U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News) released its national law school rankings. The news was very good. In fact, it was great news!

C|M|LAW Named One of Nation’s Best
Part-time program named best in Ohio

“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.” – Albert Einstein

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin

The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” – Atticus Finch, To Kill a Mockingbird.

“We are not just attorneys, but defenders of justice….To merely label us ‘attorneys’ would do a disservice to this great profession…” – Brittany Lowe ’17, Jones Day

Mike Rogers, former Chair, US House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HSPCI) and David M. Abshire Chair, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress will open the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection’s third annual conference on Thursday, March 22 with a keynote address discussing national cybersecurity policy.

“The future started yesterday and we’re already late.” -John Legend

“Once a new technology rolls over you, if you’re not part of the steamroller, you’re part of the road.” – Stewart Bran

We are an iconic law school but we do not rest on our 121 years of laurels. We constantly plan for our future. We look around corners. We anticipate where the world is going and do our best to get there early.