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Cleveland's Consent Decree: The Path Forward

CLE credit: 
1 hour free
Weight: 
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Presented by Cleveland–Marshall College of Law, the Cleveland–Marshall Law Alumni Association, the Northeast Ohio Chapter and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society, the Norman S. Minor Bar Association, and the ACLU of Ohio

"Cleveland's Consent Decree: The Path Forward" with focus on the consent decree being negotiated between the Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland. The speakers will discuss the consent-degree-negotiation process, explore the hot-button issues at the center of those negotiations, and discuss how to create effective and enforceable solutions to the problems identified in the DOJ’s investigation. A reception will follow the event.

Featured Speakers:

Carole Rendon, First Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio

Professor David A. Harris, Distinguished Faculty Scholar, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Moderator: Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

RSVP HERE

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:15pm
Short title: 
Cleveland's Consent Decree: The Path Forward

"Pay 2 Play: Democracy's High Stakes"

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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host a public screening of the political documentary “Pay 2 Play,” Wednesday April 15 at 5:00 p.m. in the Cleveland-Marshall Moot Court Room. The event is free and open to the public.

“Pay 2 Play” follows filmmaker John Ennis’ quest to find a way out from under the Pay 2 Play System, where politicians reward their donors with even larger sums from the public treasury -- through contracts, tax cuts, and deregulation. Among the central focuses of the film is Ohio’s importance to the national political spectrum – and the political corruption that has resulted. 

"There's nothing more important to our economy and our democracy than getting big money out of politics. Watch this film and learn why," said Robert B. Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor.

The documentary features a cast of over 25 legal, political and media experts including Lawrence Lessig, the director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University and the Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Lessig will speak at Cleveland-Marshall Friday, April 17 at 5 p.m. on “How Money (in politics) Matters.”

CLICK HERE for more information on Lessig’s CLE lecture.

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Short title: 
Pay 2 Play Documentary

Cleveland-Marshall Sports Contract Negotiation Competition

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The Cleveland-Marshall Sports Negotiation Competition and Symposium, run by the Entertainment and Sports Law Association, is a competition focused on contractual agreements in sports. Using current situations in professional sports, students will negotiate contractual agreements using the fact patterns and information provided. With contracts being the driving force of sports, students will be able to hone their negotiation skills and ability to comprehend these agreements.

Competition Details:

Number of Teams: 40 maximum (open nationally to all MBA and Law schools)

Entry Fee: $500 registration fee. Teams can register through March 15th.

Accepted Entrants: Student teams from all accredited law schools and master's programs will be accepted. 

Events: All participating students are invited to attend the Entertainment and Sports Law Association's 5th Annual Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium on April 10. There will be additional social and networking events during the competition days for those in attendance.

Contact: If you have any questions or would like more information on registration, please contact ESLA President Ricky Volante at r.volantenull@cmlaw.csuohio.nulledu (email: r.volantenull@cmlaw.csuohio.nulledu ).

Additional Resources: Great Lakes Sports and Entertainment Law Academy

 
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Friday, April 10, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, April 12, 2015 (All day)
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Short title: 
Cleveland-Marshall Sports Contract Negotiation Competition

POSTPONED: Civil Procedure CLE: Electronic Discovery and the Pending Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

CLE credit: 
3.0 free
Weight: 
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ATTENTION: This event has been postponed due to weather conditions and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host “Electronic Discovery and the Pending Changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," Friday, February 20 at 9:00 a.m. This event, sponsored by Eaton Corporation and presented by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in partnership with the Cleveland eDiscovery Roundtable, will examine pending changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and their relationship to electronic discovery.

Panel I: Judicial Perspectives

Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Judge James G. Carr, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Magistrate Judge James R. Knepp, II, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Judge Benita Y. Pearson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Moderator: Professor Brian E. Ray, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Panel II: Practitioner Perspectives

Julie Harris, Counsel, The Lubrizol Corporation

Ted Hiser, Counsel, Jones Day Cleveland

Katherine Wall, Counsel Litigation, Eaton Corporation

Moderator: Timothy Opsitnick, founder and General Counsel of JurInnov

 

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Friday, February 20, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Short title: 
POSTPONED: Civil Procedure CLE

BLSA Meeting

Weight: 
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Executive Board transition and final meeting.

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (LB60)
Event date: 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Event category tags: 
Short title: 
BLSA Meeting

Center for Health Law & Policy CLE: “Contagion”: A Conversation About Using Public Health Laws to Prevent the Spread of Infectious Diseases

CLE credit: 
3.5 free hours
Weight: 
0

The Center for Health Law & Policy is presenting a CLE on public health law and infectious diseases. The CLE will begin with a showing of the movie “Contagion.” After the movie, three panelists will comment on the movie and discuss the recent Ebola outbreak. The panel discussion is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30. The remaining 30 minutes will be reserved for questions from the audience.

Panelists:

Jana Rush, Chief Epidemiologist, Cleveland Public Health Department

Dennis Lansdowne, Partner, Spangenberg Law Firm

Susan Becker, Professor Emeritus, Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 -
4:30pm to 8:00pm
Short title: 
Center for Health Law & Policy CLE: “Contagion”

Entertainment and Sports Law Association Symposium

CLE credit: 
4 free pending
Weight: 
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Entertainment and Sports Law Association Symposium

$10 Registration Fee
Register at cmlaweslasymposium.eventbrite.com or day of the symposium

Panel 1: Owning and Operating a Sports Venue
Panel 2: From Development to Production, How to Make a Film
sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Film Commission
Panel 3: Protecting and Monetizing the Publicity Rights of Athletes and Entertainers
sponsored by Britton Gallgher

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Friday, April 10, 2015 -
8:30am to 1:00pm
Short title: 
Entertainment and Sports Law Association Symposium

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