Public Lectures

Medical/Legal Summit

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April 12, Registration at Noon in the Atrium, program begins at 12:30 pm

The First Medical/Legal Summit in Cleveland will be co-sponsored by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, and C|M|LAW.

The event is intended to bring together doctors, lawyers, health care professionals and others who work in allied professions in Northeast Ohio for education, lively discussion, and opportunities to network. There will be a keynote address and Q&A session, followed by a reception.

Register through the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

 

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Friday, April 12, 2013 -
12:00pm to 5:30pm
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Medical/Legal Summit

Global Business Law Review Symposium: Exploring International Energy Law and Policy

CLE credit: 
3 free hours approved
Weight: 
-7
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

Exploring International Energy Law and Policy: Emerging Issues in Finance and the Global Economy

4th Annual Symposium of The Global Business Law Review. Attendees will learn about emerging issues in international energy law and policy by gaining a greater understanding of these issue including an analysis of corruption in the petroleum sector, a historical analysis of the global legal efforts to address climate change in an energy context, and a comparative analysis of the impacts to different economies and foreign finance structures as a result of increasing energy demand.

Registration begins at 12:00 pm in the Atrium. 

 

Featured Speakers:

Owen L. Anderson
"Corruption in the Petroleum Sector: Corporate Compliance and Due Diligence"

Owen L. Anderson is the Eugene Kuntz Chair in Law in Oil, Gas & Natural Resources, the George Lynn Cross Research Professor, and Director of the John B. Turner LL.M. Program in Energy, Natural Resources & Indigenous Peoples Law at The University of Oklahoma College of Law. He has extensive experience in the areas of oil and gas law and has authored over 100 articles, co-authored several books and treatises, and has taught at numerous universities and venues worldwide.

James E. Hickey, Jr.
"Climate Change in an Energy Context: Global Legal Efforts in Light of Increasing Energy Demand"

James E. Hickey, Jr. is Professor of Law and former Director of International Programs at Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University where he teaches energy and international law courses. He has practiced energy and international law with two Washington D.C. law firms and is past Chair of the ABA Special Committee on Electric Industry Restructuring. Hickey Jr. has authored and co-authored four books and over 60 publications. He holds a Ph.D. in International Law from Cambridge University and has visited and taught at numerous universities around the world.

Michael J.T. McMillen
"Evolution of Variance and Purification Concepts in Modern Islamic Finance: The Dow Jones Fatwa and Sequelae"

Michael J.T. McMillen is an award winning authority on Islamic finance and project finance. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a partner of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP. Many of his transactions are the first of their kind in jurisdictions worldwide. McMillen has extensive experience speaking and publishing works throughout the world on Islamic finance and project and infrastructure finance.

Andrew R. Thomas
"American Energy Policy and the Advent of the Rustbelt"

Andrew R. Thomas is an Executive-in-Residence with the Energy Policy Center in the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, where he researches energy law and policy, and teaches courses at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. His current areas of research are in shale development, electricity markets, distributed generation and the energy/water nexus. Thomas has over 30 years of experience in the field of energy as a geophysicist and as a lawyer.

Event date: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 -
1:00pm to 4:45pm
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Global Business Law Review Symposium:

Moot Court Night - Appellate Advocacy Seminar

CLE credit: 
1.5 free hours
Weight: 
-9
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

C|M|LAW will host its 44th Annual Moot Court Night, Wednesday February 6 at 6 p.m. During this event which will take place in the Moot Court Room in Bert L. Wolstein Hall, students participating in the Cleveland-Marshall Moot Court Program will prepare for the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition by presenting their arguments before a panel of distinguished jurists.

The teams will be arguing whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act. The circuits are split as the petition for certiorari currently pends before the United States Supreme Court and many expect cert to be granted.

The event is free to all guests and will offer 1.5 hours of CLE Credit.

Distinguished Jurists:

Judge Christopher Boyko: United States District Court Northern District of Ohio

Judge Melody Stewart: Ohio Court of Appeals – Eighth Appellate District

Magistrate Judge Greg White: United States District Court Northern District of Ohio

Event date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Moot Court Night - Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Voter ID and Election Law Forum: What You Need to Know Before Voting in the 2012 Presidential Election

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Voter ID and Election Law Forum: What You Need to Know Before Voting in the 2012 Presidential Election - sponsored by the Black Law students Association

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
Event date: 
Monday, September 17, 2012 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Short title: 
Voter ID and Election Law Forum

How the Courts Failed Germany - A Forum on the Law

CLE credit: 
1.25
Weight: 
0
Location: 
25701 Science Park Dr, Beachwood, OH 44122 (Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Mandel Building)

Introduction by Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor

Featuring William Meinecke, Ph.D.

  • Historian, Education Division of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Ph.D. dissertation entitled, “Conflicting Loyalties: The Supreme Court in Weimar and Nazi German 1918-1945”
  • Extensive work with law enforcement officers, judges, prosecutors and attorneys in the Law, Justice, and the Holocaust training program
  • Author of “Nazi Ideology and the Holocaust,” published in 2007.

Registration begins at 4:30 p.m. and the lecture begins at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, kosher dietary laws observed.

This event is free and open to the public. However, reservations are required as seating is limited. R.S.V.P. by August 30. at jewishcleveland.org/events, or by e-mailing philplannull@jcfcleve.nullorg (email: philplannull@jcfcleve.nullorg ) or calling 216-593-2860.

Watch live stream at http://www.ohiochannel.org

Event date: 
Thursday, September 6, 2012 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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How the Courts Failed Germany

Constitution Day program

CLE credit: 
One hour approved
Weight: 
-3
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

The Constitution, The PPACA, and The U.S. Attempt to Fix its Broken Health Care System

In 2010, the United States enacted comprehensive health care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Soon after the enactment, several lawsuits were filed challenging the constitutionality of the PPACA. Nearly two years later, on June 28, 2012, the Supreme Court released its decision upholding the constitutionality of the individual mandate and the Medicaid expansion provisions of PPACA (National Federation of Independent Business et al. v Sebelius). This presentation will analyze the implications of the Supreme Court decision and its impact on future efforts to improve the US health care system. 

Gwendolyn Roberts Majette, J.D., LL.M. is an Assistant Professor of Law at the Center for Health Law and Policy at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Professor Majette received her undergraduate degree from Emory University, her J.D. from George Washington University School of Law, and her LL.M. in Global Health, with distinction from Georgetown University Law Center. Professor Majette's scholarship focuses on patients' rights, delivery system reform, and health care reform. Her scholarship has been cited in a leading health law text and relied on by the United States Commission for Civil Rights and the Department of Health and Human Services. Professor Majette frequently consults on health care matters for the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Additionally, Professor Majette worked on Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Reform policy as a Congressional Legislative Fellow with two of the five committees responsible for drafting health care reform legislation. She has taught contracts and various courses in the health law curriculum. Past courses include: Health Care Law and Policy; Health Care Finance and Access; Introduction to International Health, Human Rights and Public Health; Law and Medicine; and Bioethics.

Materials for the CLE:

Constitution Day (CLE Materials #1)

Constitution Day (CLE Materials #2)

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Constitution Day program

Criminal Justice Forum III: Children and the Early Jurisprudence of the International Criminal Court

CLE credit: 
One hour approved
Weight: 
-8
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Speakers/Special Guests: 

Diane Marie Amann, the Emily and Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law at the University of Georgia School of Law

Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

Professor Amann teaches Public International Law, International Criminal Law and the Laws of War. She also serves as the International Criminal Court Prosecutor’s Special Adviser on Children in Armed Conflict. Professor Amann focuses her scholarship on the ways that national, regional and international legal regimes interact as they endeavor to combat atrocity and cross-border crime.

*The views expressed as part of this lecture are Professor Amann's personal views and not those of the ICC.

 

 

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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Short title: 
Criminal Justice Forum - Diane Marie Amann

Utica Shale: Issues in Law Practice and Policy

CLE credit: 
10 hours pending
Weight: 
0
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

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

Browse and download Shale Conference resources

 

 

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

Crisis in the Courts: The New White House Push on Judicial Confirmations and the Vacancy Rate's Impact on Justice

CLE credit: 
2 free hours pending
Weight: 
-2
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)
 
Panelists of national prominence, exceptional professional experience, and divergent viewpoints will discuss the current vacancy rate in the federal judiciary and the ongoing political struggle to fill the vacancies that remain. Panelists will also address the impacts of judicial vacancies and the current state of litigation and process in the federal courts. Finally, the panelists will debate the path forward to improving the process and removing the political roadblocks that have kept it from working better.
 
Panelists:

Honorable James Gwin, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Christopher Kang, Senior Counsel to the President, Office of White House Counsel (appearing via Skype)

Jeremy Paris, Chief Counsel for Nominations and Oversight for Chairman Patrick Leahy, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

Michael Zubrensky, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice

Marge Baker, Executive Vice President, People for the American Way

Jonathan Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Moderator:

Dan Moulthrop, The Civic Commons

 

The event is co-sponsored by C|M|LAW, the National Council of Jewish Women, the Ohio Coalition for Constitutional Values, the American Constitution Society, the Alliance for Justice, and People for the American Way.

Event date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Crisis in the Courts

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

CLE credit: 
2 free hours approved
Weight: 
-8
Location: 
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

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.
Event date: 
Monday, May 14, 2012 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Short title: 
U.S. Citizens, Drone Strikes, Terrorism and the Law

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