Professor Sterio Provides Peer Review for Yale Law Journal

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio was asked to provide peer review and comments for an article submitted for possible publication with the Yale Law Journal (volume 125).  The article addresses the issue of state sovereignty and the possibility of designing market controls over sovereignty issues in general.

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Professor Kalir Assists With Amicus Brief Urging SCOTUS to Strike Down Same-Sex Marriage Bans

Clinical Professor Doron Kalir

Clinical Professor Doron Kalir

Professor Doron Kalir assisted the Cuyahoga County Law Department in the preparation and filing of an amicus curiae brief before the Supreme Court, urging the high court to strike down same-sex marriage bans in Ohio and other states (Obergefell et al. v. Richard Hodges et al.).  Professor Kalir’s name, as well as his work on this brief, are mentioned in an article by the Plain Dealer available here; the 86-page amicus brief is also available in this article.

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Professor Sagers Publishes Blog Post Discussing Supreme Court’s Opinion in North Carolina State Bd of Dental Examiners v. FTC

Chrisopher Sagers, James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, has published a blog post on the AntitrustConnect Blog, regarding the Supreme Court’s recent opinion in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC.  Professor Sagers’ post is entitled “North Carolina Dentists is in the Hizzouse, Y’all! Woot Woot!” and it is available here.


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Robertson Visits the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies in Dehradun, India and Lectures on the Regulation of Shale Oil and Gas Development in the U.S.

Heidi's Photos 2C|M|LAW’s Steven W.Percy Professor of Law,Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, presented Shale Gas Revolution:  United States Experience in Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing, to the students and faculty of the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, in Dehradun, India, on February 23, 2015.​  This lecture was presented in conjunction with Professor Robertson’s Fulbright visit to India. While visiting UPES, ​Professor Robertson also met with students in the university’s oil and gas management program and held a Q and A session regarding the Gulf Coast oil spill.

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Professor Weinstein’s Paper Accepted for Presentation at First Annual Sustainability Conference at Arizona State University

Professor Alan Weinstein’s paper, entitled “Reporting on Sustainability Research and Implementation in Urban Planning,” has been accepted for presentation at the First Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators to be held on May 8, 2015 at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. This new conference will be an annual, national event for legal academics researching in sustainability-related areas such as:  Climate Change Law, Energy Law, Water Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, and Agricultural&  Food Law.

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Professor Forte’s Essay on Self-Government for the Self-Governed Published by Kirby Center at Hillsdale College

Professor David Forte’s essay, “Self-Government for the Self-Governed: The Role of Virtue in a Democratic Republic,” has been published by the Allan P. Kirby Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship of Hillsdale College.  The essay may be accessed here.

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Robertson quoted on Inside Climate News regarding the Ohio Supreme Court’s recent Beck Energy decision

On February 24, 2015, C|M|LAW’s Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor of Law, Heidi Gorovitz Robertson,was quoted in an article, Another Bid for Local Control Over Fracking Is Thwarted, by Zahra Hirji, on Inside Climate News, a non-partisan, non-profit, Pulitzer Prize winning news organization concentrating on issues of concern to the climate, energy, and environment. The article discusses the court’s plurality decision and considers the options that may remain for local jurisdictions, including the use of traditional zoning authority.​ Hirji interviewed Robertson via Skype from India,where Robertson is completing a Fulbright grant visit.

You may read the story here.

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