Cleveland-Marshall College of Law is sponsoring a Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group Lecture, Tuesday, March 15 at 12 p.m at the City Club of Cleveland. The lecture will be delivered by Vann Wilber, Senior Partner at Global Technical Policy Associates LLC.
- $20 for members of the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group,
- $25 for non members
- Free for students
Trade agreements are currently the central economic focus of this Administration. President Obama’s trade policy is embodied by two major initiatives, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The automobile industry is an integral part of the global economy representing roughly ten percent of world trade. This industry is in transition from market specific competition to global competition and this new business model has both an economic impact and technological impact on regulators around the world. Now may be the best time ever to achieve the objectives of globally harmonized technical regulations for the automobile industry.
About Vann Wilber
Vann Wilber is a Senior Partner at Global Technical Policy Associates LLC and currently is working with the Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Consortium (VIIC) a consortium of ten automakers including BMW, FCA, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai-Kia, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, and Volkswagen to develop member consensus on public policy issues related to the coordinated national deployment of 5.9 GHz DSRC systems for cooperative safety, mobility and other applications.
Prior to joining GTPA, Wilber was Director, Vehicle Safety and Global Regulations for the American Automobile Manufacturer Association and later the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a government affairs trade association of automobile manufacturers. In this role he was recognized as an industry strategist and spokesman on public policy issues related to motor vehicle safety and international regulatory harmonization and responsible for development of public policy positions for US based automobile manufacturers regarding both domestic and international technical regulations.
Richard Epstein has been one of the most influential scholars in law and economics for over four decades. Known as one of the nation’s leading advocates of libertarian conservatism and classical liberal thinking, Epstein has published more than 15 books championing individual liberties and private property.
He will discuss his economic viewpoints during a lecture at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1801 Euclid Ave.) Wednesday, March 9 at 5 p.m. in the school’s Moot Court Room. His visit is sponsored by the Cleveland-Marshal Fund.
Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law at NYU School of Law, the James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law Emeritus at the University of Chicago and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. His latest book, The Classical Liberal Constitution: The Uncertain Quest for Limited Government (Harvard U. Press, 2014), urges a return to the classical liberal theory of limited governance that animated the framers’ original text.
During the March 9 lecture, Epstein will provide insights on how to reverse the current downward economic spiral he believes is fueled by the fight against income inequality in modern progressive circles. According to Epstein, it is an illusion that higher taxes and stiffer regulations can raise the economically disadvantaged and the likely consequence of these efforts will continue the downward economic drift of the past decade.
The lecture is free and open to the public, and offers attendees one hour of free continuing legal education credit. Preregistration is not required.
Businesses today are continually developing more sophisticated means of collecting and using data. Deliberate attacks to attempt to access this sensitive information have increased as well, yet a comprehensive regulatory scheme has not developed at the same rapid pace. The Cleveland State Law Review symposium is an opportunity to address this issue by creating a dialogue between regulated entities and government agencies in a way that promotes a creative legal approach to ensuring security and privacy.
• Scott Austin
VLP Law Group
• Corey Dennis
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC
• Professor Agnieszka McPeak
University of Toledo
• Professor Charles E. MacLean
Indiana Tech Law School
• Eric Everson
• Ignacio N. Cofone
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Connect and engage with leading experts who will address cyber and privacy risk-management strategies and regulatory compliance for healthcare providers in our three-hour speaker presentation. Each speaker will present their interpretation of the state of medical identity theft and answer questions.
- Kevin Goodman, J.D. - Managing Director and Partner BlueBridge Networks
- Mark Dill, CISM, CRISC - Principle Consultant tw-Security - Healthcare Information Security Consultant. 15 years as Director of information securities at Cleveland Clinic.
- Keith Fricke, CISSP, PMI - Principle Consultant tw-Security - Healthcare Information Security Consultant
- Joe Compton CISSP, CIPP/US - Principle of Skoda Minotti
- Matthew Junod, J.D., CISSP, CIPP/US - Information Security Office The University of Toledo
The Employment and Labor Law Lecture by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown previously scheduled for February 29 at noon has been cancelled due to an unforeseen scheduling circumstance.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host the Criminal Justice Forum III, “Rape Reform in Ohio: Eliminating the Statute of Limitations and Lifting the Spousal Exemption,” Monday, February 22 at 5 p.m. The lecture will be delivered by Ohio State Representatives Teresa Fedor and Greta Johnson.
About Teresa Fedor
Representative Teresa Fedor is a member of the Ohio House of Representatives who has represented the 45th and 47th Districts since 2010. She was elected to the Ohio Senate in 2002 and served as a member until 2010, prior to that, the citizens of Toledo elected her to serve the 52nd district of the Ohio House of Representatives in 2000. A proud veteran, she served in the United States Air Force and Ohio Air National Guard, before receiving a B.S. in Education from the University of Toledo. She spent 18 years in the classroom before pursuing public service.
About Greta Johnson
Representative Greta Johnson represents Ohio’s 35th District. A first term representative, Johnson is a fierce advocate for women, voicing concerns over sexual assault and domestic violence. She attended the University of Akron, earning her BA in Secondary Education in 1999, MA in Higher Education Administration in 2001, and her JD in Law in 2004. She has worked in the Prosecutor’s Office for Mahoning County, Summit County and the City of Akron since 2004. Johnson serves on the House Judiciary Committee, House Armed Services Committee, Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review.
Connect and engage with leading experts who will address cyber and privacy risk-management strategies and regulatory compliance for international businesses in our one-hour panel discussion.
• Professor Candice Hoke
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
• Ian Friedman, Esq.
Friedman and Nemecek, LLC
• Donald Wochna, Esq.
Campbell Hornbeck Chilcoat & Veatch Attorneys at Law
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host Visiting Scholar Pierre de Vos, the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance in the Department of Public Law at the University of Cape Town, “Wednesday, January 13 at 5 p.m. The lecture, "LGBT Rights in South Africa," is co-sponsored by the ACLU of Ohio, Equality Ohio, City Club of Cleveland and the American Constitution Society.
About Pierre de Vos
Pierre de Vos is the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance in the Department of Public Law at the University of Cape Town. De Vos studied at the University of Stellenbosch, Columbia University (New York), and the University of Western Cape, where he held a professorship. He has published widely in academic journals on issues of constitutional law, on topics that include the right to housing, marriage equality and citizenship rights, and political parties and democracy. He co-edited South African Constitutional Law in Context, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2014. His blog, www.constitutionallyspeaking.co.za, offers constitutional perspective on social and political issues of contemporary South Africa and is widely read and syndicated on the Daily Maverick, one of South Africa’s leading online news platforms. He is widely quoted in the media on constitutional and socio-legal issues.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host the Criminal Justice Forum IV, “Why and Whither Mass Imprisonment?,” Wednesday, April 6 at 5 p.m. The lecture will be delivered by Michael Tonry, McKnight Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and Policy at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Despite lots of rhetoric and some symbolic policy developments, all the drivers of mass imprisonment remain in place. No one has yet offered persuasive, generally accepted explanations for why it happened. Violent and property crime rates rose dramatically in all Western countries in the 1970s and 1980s, but only the US responded with vastly increased imprisonment and sentencing laws of unprecedented severity. The knowledge base today on the effects of sanctions is little different than in the early 1980s when the major changes began to be made. Recent convergence of left/right rhetoric about the need for change may augur a less punitive future. The policy changes needed for the US to move back into the mainstream of Western countries, where it was through the mid-1970s, are clear. Only time will tell whether American political culture has changed enough to permit those steps to be taken.
About Michael Tonry
Michael Tonry is the McKnight Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and Policy, director of the Institute on Crime and Public Policy of the University of Minnesota, and a Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute on Comparative and International Criminal Law in Freiburg, Germany. Previously he was professor of law and public policy and director of the Institute of Criminology at Cambridge University.
Tonry is author or editor of a number of books including Between Prison and Probation (with Norval Morris; OUP 1991), Malign Neglect (OUP 1995), Sentencing Matters (OUP 1996), Thinking About Crime (OUP 2004), Punishment and Politics—Evidence and Emulation in the Making of English Penal Policy (Willan 2004), Punishing Race (OUP 2011), and, as editor, Prosecutors and Politics in Comparative Perspective (Chicago 2012) and Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025 (Chicago 2013).