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Utica Shale: Issues in Law Practice and Policy

CLE credit: 
10 hours pending
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Sponsored by: C|M|LAW, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Bricker & Eckler, Tucker Ellis & West

Thursday, 9/13: 12:45 - 5:30 pm (reception to follow)
Friday, 9/14: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Agenda (day one)
Agenda (day two)


This one and a half day conference will provide an overview of the legal issues presented as the State of Ohio and local landowners work with the industry to extract oil and gas from the Utica Shale. The conference will provide an introduction to hydrofracturing and oil and gas leasing. In addition to focusing on original leases, the conference will address the tax, accounting, and estate planning issues that may arise in the context of those leasing relationships. It will address more advanced contracting, including purchase and sale agreements, financing agreements, joint operating agreements. It will provide a context for discussing the environmental concerns that have arisen as a result of hydraulic fracturing, and the attending economic development concerns and potential.

Register through the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

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Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 12:45pm to Friday, September 14, 2012 - 4:30pm
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Utica Shale: Issues in Law Practice and Policy

Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy

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A joint program of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law

ACADEMY SCHEDULE

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Events take place at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
1801 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2214
(northeast corner of Euclid Ave. & E. 18th Street, in downtown Cleveland)

3:30 pm - Check-in for all students
- Atrium
5:00 pm - Convocation: Welcome and Faculty Introduction
- Moot Court Room
6:00 pm - Academy Welcome Reception - Dinner for students and faculty
- Atrium
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Class Schedule - All classes take place in Room 237, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

-Classes begin Monday, May 14 and will meet Monday through Friday through June 1 (no classes Memorial Day, Monday, May 28)

9:00-10:35 am (Entertainment Law)
10:45 am-12:20 pm (Representing the Professional Athlete)
1:00-2:35 pm (Negotiation Strategies in Sports Management)
2:45-4:20 pm (Representing the Musical Artist)
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Exams take place Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3 in Room 237, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

The program will include field trips in the late afternoons, after classes are done for the day. In addition, the program may include planned activities on the weekends.

 

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 12:00am to Friday, June 1, 2012 - 8:00pm
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Short title: 
Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy

When the President Wants You Dead: U.S. Citizens, Drone Strikes, Terrorism and the Law

CLE credit: 
2 free hours approved
Weight: 
-8

Provost Geoffrey Mearns, Cleveland State University
Prof. Milena Sterio, C|M|LAW
Prof. Michael Scharf, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mag. William Vodrey, Cleveland Municipal Court, moderator

As the War on Terror enters its second decade, U.S. military forces and espionage assets have been used to sometimes lethal effect against U.S. citizens living abroad and allegedly engaged in terrorism. This seminar will explore the President's authority to order such strikes and the legal questions raised by them, as well as proposals to strip Americans engaged in terrorism of their U.S. citizenship.
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Monday, May 14, 2012 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Short title: 
U.S. Citizens, Drone Strikes, Terrorism and the Law

The Center for Health Law & Policy: More Than a Tummy-Ache

CLE credit: 
2.5 free hours approved
Weight: 
0

The Center for Health Law and Policy presents: More Than a Tummy-Ache: Regulating, Preventing and Litigating Foodborne Illness Cases.

Robert Rodriguez, Supervisor, Consumer Safety Officer, and Import Program Manager, US Food and Drug Administration

Fred H. Pritzker, Esq., Partner, Pritzker Olsen Attorneys

Each year millions Americans are sickened, hospitalized, or die as the result of something they put into their stomach. To reduce this largely preventable public health problem, President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law. The FSMA gives the United State Food & Drug Administration more authority and resources for food contamination prevention and food inspections. Nonetheless,there has been increase in foodborne illness because the government has not taken steps to coordinate the efforts of the agencies that are responsible for keeping food safe.

 

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Short title: 
Preventing and Litigating Foodborne Illness Cases.

Watergate at 40: John Dean and the Ethics of Lawyers

CLE credit: 
1 free hour of Ethics
Weight: 
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Speakers/Special Guests: 

John W. Dean, Nixon White House Counsel

James Robanalt, Partner, Thompson Hine

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John W. Dean

Forty years ago, John Dean was a 34-year-old lawyer faced with an ethical dilemma that set a historic precedent for the legal profession. As White House counsel, Dean learned that five men had been arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Headquarters at the Watergate Hotel. In the ensuing cover-up of the crime, Dean felt he had few choices beyond his obligation to the administration. Ultimately, he testified against President Nixon, who eventually resigned the presidency as a result of the scandal, and turned in the names of other officials he believed had been involved in the obstruction of justice—himself included. Many of the names on the list were lawyers, which brought to light the question of how those who practice law could be better equipped to defend their ethics and expose wrongdoing, rather than become a part of it.

Watergate’s legacy directly led to reform in the legal profession, including the mandatory teaching of ethics in law schools, a separate ethics bar exam, and ongoing requirements for Continuing Legal Education in ethics and professionalism.

Dean, who spent four months in prison for his role in the scandal, will address Watergate as a case study to examine cover-up crimes and activities and analyze them under post-Watergate ethical rules and standards.

Cleveland attorney James Robenalt, a partner in the firm Thompson Hine, developed the program along with Dean, and will be a co-presenter.

In addition to the public program, Dean will be on campus throughout the day to share his experience with students and faculty at the law school.

“It is important that law students understand the historic implications of Watergate,” said C|M|LAW Dean Craig M. Boise. “We educate future lawyers to live their lives in justice, and through the ethics teaching that began after Watergate, we now help them build the highest level of professional integrity.”

The event is sponsored by Thompson Hine.

 

 

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Short title: 
Watergate at 40: John Dean and the Ethics of Lawyers

Secrets and Lies: Misperceiving the Asian Next Door

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Professor Brant Lee (Akron), Secrets and Lies: Misperceiving the Asian Next Door. Sponsored by C|M|LAW and the CSU Diversity Office as part of CSU's Asian Awareness Celebration.

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Short title: 
Secrets and Lies

2012 Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Debate

Weight: 
-10

C|M|LAW in collaboration with the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council, Cuyahoga County Democratic Women's Caucus, Democratic Lawyers Group of Northeast Ohio, C|M|LAW Black Students Association and C|M|LAW Democratic Law Association present the 2012 Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Debate - Subodh Chandra, Stephanie Hall, James McDonnell, Tim McGinty, Robert Triozzi and Moderator Jill Miller Zimon of Pepper Pike City Council and Writes Like She Talks

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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2012 Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Debate

Urban Agriculture: It’s Not an Oxymoron. Policies for Cultivating City Land and Increasing Access to Local Food

CLE credit: 
3 free hours
Weight: 
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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is presenting “Urban Agriculture: It’s Not an Oxymoron. Policies for Cultivating City Land and Increasing Access to Local Food” a symposium on policy, land-use and other legal issues connected to urban agriculture and the local food movement.

Schedule:

Noon - 12:30 Lunch, Moot Court Room  Please RSVP to Patricia Gause, 216-687-2307

12:30-12:55 pm, Paper Presentations,

LB 207 - Distancing our Food System and How Urban Agriculture can Regenerate the Knowledge of How our Food is Produced

LB 208 - Illegal Fowl: A Survey of Municipal Law relating to Backyard Poultry and a Model Ordinance for Regulating City Chickens

1-1:25 pm, Paper Presentations

LB 207 - Case Study of Reimagining Cleveland: the importance of public private partnerships in repurposing cities to create sustainable, health, and enjoyable places

LB 208 - Of Backyard Chickens and Front Yard Gardens: The Conflict Between Local Governments and Locavores

1:30-1:55 pm, Paper Presentations

LB 207 - An Environmental Perspective: Green City Policies and Role of Urban Agriculture

LB 208 - A farmer and Librarian's Perspective on Urban Agriculture: What the Urban Farmer needs from Public Policy

Panel Presentations in the Moot Court Room, 2 to 5 pm - 3 Hours CLE credit

2 - 3 pm Why Urban Agriculture?

3 - 4 pm Cleveland Leaders in Urban Agriculture

4 -5 pm National Urban Agriculture Policies: Challenges and Successes


As the movement towards local food continues to grow, cities are finding that they must develop law and policies to allow for and regulate agricultural practices within urban communities. Many cities are implementing policies to increase urban food production through regulation, incentives, and more comprehensive land-use and public-health policies. Cities are doing so because they recognize that increasing agricultural land use can be a good answer to declining populations and an excess of abandoned or foreclosed properties. Cities are also recognizing that increasing access to local food can provide economic and public health benefits. And, regions are realizing that increasing the connections between rural farmers and urban consumers can provide a synergistic relationship with economic benefits to the farmer, health benefits to the consumer, ecological benefits to the environment, and a more sustainable and secure food sources for the community.

This symposium will first discuss why local food benefits the community, and then will elucidate the laws and policies that Cleveland and other cities have implemented to increase local food production and access to local food. It will also address some of the benefits and challenges of implementing these policies. Finally, it will address the need to strengthen the urban, suburban, and rural food connection to move towards more sustainable and reliable local food production.

As part of the symposium, we will also have a lunch meeting where a smaller group, including the speakers and others who have a vested interest in the area of urban agricultural policy, can talk more freely about how other Cities can benefit from Cleveland’s success, and how Cleveland can learn from what other cities have done.

Local Speakers

Karen Butler – Director of the City of Cleveland’s Department of Public Health

Joe Cimperman – Cleveland City Councilman.

Brad Masi – Founder City Fresh and George Jones Farm

Rich Hoban – Cleveland Crops, Stanard Farm, and Director of Economic Development at Cuyahoga County Board of Mental Retardation.

Darwin Kelsey - Executive Director at Cuyahoga Valley Countryside Conservancy

Morgan Taggart – Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition and Ohio State University Extension.

 

National Speakers

David Orr – Oberlin College

Neil Hamilton – Drake University - Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law and Professor of Law & Director, Agricultural Law Center.

Jacqueline Hand – Professor at Detroit Mercy College of Law

Kimberley Hodgson- Owner/Consultant, Cultivating Healthy Places, Former Senior Research Associate and Manager of the Planning and Community Health Research Center at the American Planning Association

5 - 6 pm, Reception with local food from Cleveland Crops & Nature's Bin

Meet local farmers, farmers' markets, and CSAs

Photo of Cleveland's Ohio City Farm courtesy of Kate Taylor
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Event category tags: 
Short title: 
Urban Agriculture Policies

Up Close and Personal with Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis

Weight: 
-6

Note Special Location: Waetjen Auditorium, Music and Communication Building, Cleveland State University

Hear Abraham Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg Address through the talents of reenactor Mel Maurer. Mr. Maurer will then join fellow past-presidents of the Cleveland Civil War Roundtable William Vodrey and John Fazio as they perform Lincoln’s Last Debate: Confrontation at Hampton Roads, a one-act play in which Lincoln and Confederate President Jefferson Davis are interviewed by a Cleveland Plain Dealer reporter in 1865.

The program is part of the "Lincoln The Constitution and the Civil War" exhibit on display at the Law Library through February 17, 2012.

Location: 
Note Special Location: Waetjen Auditorium, Music and Communication Building, CSU
Event date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Event category tags: 
Short title: 
Up Close and Personal with Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis

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