CLE Programs

Global Business Law Review Symposium: Bank to the Future: The Legal Frontier of International Finance


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

“Banks to the Future: The Legal Frontier of International Finance”

Advanced Registration Not Required

1:00: Welcome and Introductory Remarks by Mark J. Sundahl, Associate Dean for Administration and Professor of Law, Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

CLE credit: 3.5 free hours

Category: CLE Programs, Public Lectures, Student

Journal of Law and Health Symposium: The Social, Ethical, and Legal Consequences of Sports-Related Brain Injuries


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

CLE credit: 3.0 free pending

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures, Student

The People v. Joseph's Brothers: A Trial and Panel Discussion


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Cleveland-Marshall will host "The People versus Joseph's Brothers," a dramatic mock trial and panel discussion, presented by Kol HaLev, Cleveland's Reconstructionist Jewish Community. Distinguished members of Cleveland's legal community will argue and preside over the trial of the biblical story of Joseph, with the audience acting as jury. Following the trial, a panel of prominent local religious leaders and scholars will discuss the moral and ethical implications of the case.

CLE credit: 2 hours pending

Category: CLE Programs

46th Annual Moot Court Night: Appellate Advocacy Seminar


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

CLE credit: 1.5 hours free

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures, Student

Employment & Labor Law Lecture - The Collision of Anti-Discrimination Laws and the Religious Rights of Employers


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Employers asserting religious rights in the workplace has become increasingly visible, a trend that is likely to continue following the Supreme Court’s 2014 Hobby Lobby decision.  There, the Court held for the first time that closely-held for-profit corporations are persons that may exercise religion within the meaning of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Although the reach of the decision remains unclear, it is certain to raise a host of novel issues.  For example, because of its sincerely-held religious beliefs, might an employer choose to exclude coverage fo

CLE credit: 1.0 hour CLE

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures

Education Law Association and Cleveland State Law Review Symposium - American Education: Diversity, Desegregation and Resegregation


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

 

featured keynote speaker:

Mark Rosenbaum, Chief Counsel of the ACLU of Southern California

Of What Use is the Fourteenth Amendment to Racial Minorities When it Comes to Higher Education (Or Anything Else) After Fisher and Schuette?

CLE credit: 2.5 free

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures

The Friedman and Gilbert Criminal Justice Forum: Alan Silber - The New York Times v. DEA: Developments in Marijuana Legalization


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Alan Silber, a graduate of Duke University and Columbia Law School, has been a leader in the marijuana legalization movement for many years.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, chaired that group’s Drug Law Reform Committee, and lectured around the country on issues involving drug law reform. Silber served on the ABA Drug Law reform committee and the board of advisors of the Drug Policy Foundation.

CLE credit: 1.0 free

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures

Constiution Day Lecture: Roger Newman - One Nation Under Surveillance


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Roger Newman is the author of "Hugo Black: A Biography," a work that won the Scribes Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in biography. He also co-authored "Banned Films: Movies, Censors and the First Amendment," and was editor-in-chief of "The Constitution and Its Amendments.” Newman taught for seven years as an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is currently working on a book on the Supreme Court against the backdrop of the conservative movement over the past forty years.

CLE credit: 1.0 hour free

Category: CLE Programs, General, Public Lectures

Criminal Justice Forum IV: Kenneth W. Simons - “Can Jurors Understand the Mental State Categories Employed in the Criminal Law?”


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

Kenneth W. Simons is Professor of Law and the Honorable Frank R.

CLE credit: 1 free pending

Category: CLE Programs, Public Lectures

LexisNexis Academic Presentation


1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Law Library Room A059) [map]

In reference to the LexisNexis Academic (LNA) database, attendees will be able to:

  • describe LNA law-related content
  • describe how to construct a Boolean or Connector search
  • describe how to construct a segment search
  • explain how to retrieve a case by citation
  • explain how to search for cases, statutory code sections, regulations, and law review articles
  • explain how to Shepardize a case (ie, find materials that cite a case)

Program Format:

CLE credit: 1.5 hours free

Category: CLE Programs, Law Library

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