Following the unanimous recommendations of a 16-member task force appointed by Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor to study the Ohio bar exam, the Ohio Supreme Court announced that it will join with more than 30 states and U.S. territories and begin using the National Conference of Bar Examiner’s Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) beginning in July 2020. Under the Ohio Constitution, admission to the practice of law and regulation of the bar falls within the Court’s exclusive authority.
Volokh Conspiracy, one of the most prominent legal blogs in the country, featured a case being litigated by Eugene Volokh in conjunction with the Chandra Law firm and Cleveland-Marshall students Malek Khawam and Brian Asquith.
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Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium through which it will help develop the legal standards that will be needed to address emerging blockchain technology. The effort will build on CSU’s growing leadership in next generation IT innovation that also includes research and educational initiatives focused on the Internet of Things, cybersecurity and eDiscovery.
Professor Carolyn Broering-Jacobs was selected to receive Cleveland State University’s 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Teaching and Associate Dean and Professor Milena Sterio was selected to receive CSU's 2018 Distinguished University Faculty Award for Research. Sterio and Broering-Jacobs will receive their awards at a University ceremony this fall.
Stephanie Pope MLS ’18 is an advocate for change in Cleveland. A lifelong resident of Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood, she knows the challenges inner-city communities face firsthand and is heavily involved in civic engagement to find solutions. She serves as Vice Chair for the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, on the executive committee of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party and on the board of several local nonprofits including the Northeast Shores Development Corporation.
Judge Michelle Paris '84 recently took office as President of the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association. Joining her at the crowded swearing-in ceremony were the Paris-Corsaro-Holecek family that has an impressive legacy at C|M|LAW spanning eight family members.