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The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland recruited top students for its 2021 Summer Associate and Volunteer Program.

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 “The language of humanity and empathy needs to drown out the language of dehumanization. In this process of rehumanization, words do, in fact, matter. Words can heal. Words can re-engage people’s morality.” C|M|LAW Professor Reggie Oh

A Message from Dean Lee Fisher

This morning I want to express CSU Cleveland-Marshall’s deepest support for the Asian American community. We unequivocally condemn the surge in anti-Asian violence throughout the nation, most recently with the shootings of six Asian women in Atlanta this week. We mourn their senseless murders. I call on all of us to join together as a C|M|LAW community to stand in solidarity with our Asian students, staff, faculty, alumni, and friends and stand up against anti-Asian hate and violence.

CSU C|M|LAW alumna and Hall of Fame member Marcia Fudge ’83 made history March 11 as she was sworn in as the first woman to lead the Department of Housing and Urban development in more than 40 years, the second black woman to lead the department and the first Cleveland State University alumni to serve as a cabinet secretary.

CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Team topped teams from law schools throughout the country to win the National Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition. The CSU C|M|LAW team featured 3L students Alexis Bovell, Anita Davenport and Vanessa Gomez, coached by CSU C|M|LAW alumni Theo Hudson '12, and Emily Stolfer '17.

“The housing crisis isn’t isolated by geography. It is the daily reality for tens of millions of our fellow Americans - people in blue states and red states, in cities and small towns. My first priority as Secretary would be to alleviate that crisis and get people the support they need to come back from the edge.” – HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge

“Life is no ‘brief candle’ to me. It is sort of a splendid torch which I have a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it over to future generations.” ― George Bernard Shaw