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C|M|LAW Celebrates 103 Graduates at 2018 Commencement Ceremony

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C|M|LAW Celebrates 103 Graduates at 2018 Commencement Ceremony

Carmen Twillie Ambar, President of Oberlin College, addressed the 103 members of the graduating Class of 2018 at Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s commencement ceremony held at the Connor Palace Theatre at Playhouse Square. Among those graduates, 88 received their JD degrees, including six with joint degrees, two graduated with LLM degrees and 13 graduated with Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degrees.

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C|M|LAW Produces Highest Bar Passage Rate Among First-Time Takers on February Ohio Bar Exam

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C|M|LAW Produces Highest Bar Passage Rate Among First-Time Takers in Ohio

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law had the highest passage rate for first-time takers of the February Ohio Bar Exam among Ohio’s nine law schools. The school’s 26 newly minted attorneys are also the most of any law school in the state.

C|M|LAW’s first-time bar takers passed the exam at a rate of 82%, considerably higher than the average passage rate of 67% for all first-time takers of this February Exam.

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2018 BLSA Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Please join us for the annual C|M|Law Black Law Students Association Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 5:30pm-10:30pm, at the Museum of Contemporary Art.

 

Tickets can be purchased at: 

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-cm-law-blsa-scholarship-banquet-tickets-43181084787?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=esfb&utm-source=fb&utm-term=listing
 

The theme for this year is "Unity in purpose, Strength in numbers," which represents our commitment to work together as minority law students to achieve the best level of success for our community.

 

This year we will honor Sanford Watson, Partner at Tucker Ellis LLP. Mr. Watson's dedication to increasing diversity within the legal profession and contributions to our C|M|Law community exemplies what BLSA represents. Our keynote address will be delivered by Valissa Turner Howard, First Assistant Deputy Inspector General and Chief Diversity Officer in the Cuyahoga County Agency of Inspector General. Valissa is also President of the Norman S. Minor Bar Association. In addition, we are also honoring one of our outstanding alumnus, Theophilus Hudson, for his tremendous support of our local chapter.

 

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Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to 10:30pm
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2018 BLSA Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet

Civil Litigation Students Win in Eighth District Court of Appeals

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Civil Litigation Students Win in Eighth District Court of Appeals

After a representation spanning more than two years, Cleveland-Marshall Civil Litigation Clinic students were successful in securing unemployment benefits for client Lemmie Smoot by obtaining a reversal of a benefit denial from the Eighth District Court of Appeals. The representation spanned multiple classes of Clinic students with more than a dozen working on the case in various capacities.

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CATA Trial Attorneys Networking Social

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In conjunction with the SBA, CATA is providing an opportunity for students to network with trial attorneys to ask questions about the practice and what the life of a trial attorney is like.
Drinks and appetizers will be provided. Attendance is free of charge.
Guests must RSVP by April 5, 2018 to either a.messinanull@cmlaw.csuohio.nulledu or l.hollernull@cmlaw.csuohio.nulledu
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Hofbrauhaus, Cleveland
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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CATA Trial Attorneys Networking Social

Roe v. Wade at 45: A Discussion of the Ohio Abortion Laws

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3 free hours
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1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room)

Presented by C|M|LAW's Center for Health Law and Policy.

Speakers:

  • April Cherry, Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • David Forte, Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
  • Donna Harrison, Executive Director, American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologist
  • B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve School of Law
  • Samara Knox, Director of Counseling Services, Preterm
  • Star Parker, Founder and President, Center for Urban Renewal and Education
  • Mitchell Reider, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Family Planning Association of Northeast Ohio, Inc.

Preregistration not required

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 4:30pm to 7:30pm
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Roe v. Wade at 45: A Discussion of the Ohio Abortion Laws

C|M|LAW Students Advance to Worldwide Final of the Global Legal Hackathon

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C|M|LAW Students Advance to Worldwide Final of the Global Legal Hackathon

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students Dana Beveridge, Jackson Biesecker, and Mara Hirz are advancing to the worldwide final of the Global Legal Hackathon as part of Team INCO-herent. The start-up is one of 14 teams out of 37 semifinalists to qualify for the final round taking place April 21 in New York City.

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Getting Ready to Clerk - Law Library Legal Research Seminar

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Legal practitioners will talk with students about research projects done by clerks & new associates - how projects are assigned, typical projects, and feedback to expect. Light refreshments will be provided.

Legal Research Seminar presented by the Law Library. For C|M|LAW students, including our MLS and LLM students. No need for students to register - just come to the Seminar.

This 60-minute Seminar will earn C|M|LAW students 25 points. When students earn 100 Seminar points, they are awarded a Law Library Legal Research Letter of Recognition and a Digital Badge, which they can post to their LinkedIn page. Seminar points are good for the entire time students are here at C|M|LAW, and they can earn multiple Letters and Digital Badges.

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Law Library Room A059
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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 4:50pm to 5:50pm
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Getting Ready to Clerk

Ohio Legal Research "Crash Course" - Law Library Legal Research Seminar

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We’ll examine key Ohio research resources, as well as discuss effective strategies and best practices for their use. Light refreshments will be provided.

Legal Research Seminar presented by the Law Library. For C|M|LAW students, including our MLS and LLM students. No need for students to register - just come to the Seminar.

This 60-minute Seminar will earn C|M|LAW students 25 points. When students earn 100 Seminar points, they are awarded a Law Library Legal Research Letter of Recognition and a Digital Badge, which they can post to their LinkedIn page. Seminar points are good for the entire time students are here at C|M|LAW, and they can earn multiple Letters and Digital Badges.

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Law Library Room A059
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Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:50pm to 5:50pm
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Ohio Legal Research "Crash Course"

CMBA Mental Health & Wellness Presentation

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1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (LB60)
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Mental Health & Wellness Committee will be making a presentation to Cleveland-Marshall students on Monday, March 19 at noon. The topics will include: the impact of mental health and wellness issues on the bar admission process; depression among lawyers; addiction among lawyers; stress and anxiety in the legal profession; and work-life balance for young lawyers.
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Monday, March 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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CMBA Mental Health & Wellness Presentation

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