Latest Headlines

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.

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.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law rose 21 places in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report Law School rankings that were released today, placing it 106th among some 200 law schools in the country. This marks the highest U.S. News and World Report ranking in the law school’s history.

Cybersecurity and privacy raise critical issues for every business, governmental/national security, health-care, retail, and educational organization.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will address those issues as it hosts a nationally focused Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference, Thursday, April 7 - Friday, April 8. The Conference marks the inaugural signature event of the school’s newly founded Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) chapter won Midwest Regional Chapter of the Year during the Associations’ annual Midwest Convention held in Chicago this February. With the first place finish, the Cleveland-Marshall chapter is among six schools vying to be named National Chapter of the Year at the 48th National Black Law Students Association Convention held March 9-13 in Baltimore, Md.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host Externships 8, a national, bi-annual conference on legal externships and field placements attended by legal educators and administers of field placement programs throughout the country, Thursday, March 3 - Sunday, March 6. The four-day conference will feature over 60 presenters from law schools throughout the country on over 30 topics pertinent to externship personnel.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection has launched a new eJournal, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & eDiscovery Law & Policy, on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN). The eJournal will be managed by the Center's Co-Directors, Professors Candice Hoke and Brian Ray.

Professor Candice Hoke is co-director of Cleveland-Marshall’s Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection, and the founding director of the Center for Election Integrity. Last week, Professor Hoke gave a fascinating interview on the SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. channel about preserving the election process in the age of technology. Listen to the broadcast here.