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Maureen Ohlhausen, acting chair of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will deliver the opening keynote address at the 2017 Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference presented by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law's Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection April 27-28, 2017.

On April 25, 2017, the Civil Litigation Clinic filed an Amicus brief with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Equality Ohio. The brief, which supported the right of a transgender employee who was fired because of her gender identity, argued that Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 should apply to transgender individuals and therefore that terminating them because of their transgender identity is an unlawful employment practice.

“Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again, and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.Walt Disney

The French family has established a strong legacy during their time in Cleveland that dates back at least five generations.  A  significant part of their legacy centers around the family’s presence in the legal community and their five graduates of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (and predecessor John Marshall School of Law) spanning three generations and 70 years. 

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Professor and Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Co-Director Brian Ray first explored the issues of cybersecurity five years ago – practically a lifetime considering the rapid speed of the digital world.  His initial interest was in eDiscovery, and the concerns it created for civil litigation, but he quickly realized that this only scratched the surface of legal challenges developing in the electronic age. 

In addition to 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, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s moot court team had several strong finishes during Spring competition. 

“I hope you never lose your sense of wonder, you get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger………Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance, and when you get the choice to sit it out or dance….. I hope you dance.” – Lee Ann Womack, “I Hope You Dance.”

"None of us is as smart as all of us." -Ken Blanchard

“Breakthrough innovation occurs when we bring down boundaries and encourage disciplines to learn from each other” - Gyan Nagpal, author of Talent Economics