Linda Klein, President of the American Bar Association (ABA), will deliver the commencement address at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. The ceremony will take place Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Playhouse Square’s historic Ohio Theatre.
As president of the ABA, Klein leads the world’s largest voluntary professional association and oversees America’s largest organization of lawyers with more than 400,000 members. During her tenure, she has been an advocate for expanded legal services for low-income veterans, legal aid funding and the importance of the rule of law in democratic societies.
A ticket is required for all attendees of the commencement ceremony.
The 2017 Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference, presented by Cleveland-Marshall College of Law's Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection April 27-28, was a major success. The event captured important industry insights and featured esteemed keynote speakers and panelists, engagement from the conference's sponsors and excellent feedback from industry attendees.
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.”
Join fellow tech business leaders, security experts and legal advisors at this complimentary forum focused on big data opportunities, cybersecurity challenges and disruptive technologies on the horizon. The forum will be held just prior to and in connection with the 2017 Cybersecurity and Protection Conference at Cleveland State University.
Kicked off by former Lt. Governor, Lee Fisher, speakers will highlight current trends, challenges and opportunities in big data and cybersecurity protection. The afternoon is full of educational sessions showcasing regional tech capabilities and areas to collaborate in order to remain competitive and safe.
Complimentary networking reception to follow.
Event is free.
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Presented by OHTec and the Center for Cybersecurity and Protection and Cleveland State University