Professor Sterio Publishes Blog Post on United States Military Attack Against Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan

Professor and Associate Dean  Milena Sterio published a blog post on Intlawgrrls entitled “Strike at Kunduz: Did the United States Violate International Humanitarian Law?”  The post, which is available here, analyzes whether the recent United States’ military strike against a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, violated international humanitarian law, and whether those responsible for the attacks committed war crimes.  Professor Sterio argues in this post that an independent investigation into the attack is crucial toward finding out what truly happened.

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Professor Sterio Featured as CSU Researcher of the Month for October 2015

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio is the featured Cleveland State University Researcher for the month of October 2015.  Professor Sterio’s Researcher video is available here.

Other Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty previously featured as CSU researchers of the month have included Professor Brian Ray and Professor and Associate Dean Mark Sundhal.  Their respective researcher videos are available here and here.

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Professor Sterio Presents on Administration and Management of International Criminal Tribunals at NYC Bar Association

Vance 100515 3Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio presented on a panel entitled “Administration and Management of Ad Hoc International Criminal Tribunals” at the Bar Association of New York City on October 5.  The event was co-sponsored by the American Society of International Law’s International Criminal Law, International Courts and Tribunals, and Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Groups, the New York City Bar Association, and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice.  In addition to Professor Sterio, other panelists included:

  • Adama Dieng, U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide
  • Daryl Mundis, Registrar of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, The Hague
  • Giles Norman, Legal Advisor, Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations
  • Tamara Shockley, American Society of International Law International Courts & Tribunals Interest Group co-chair (moderator)
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Professor Daiker-Middaugh Leads Workshop at 30th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference

daikermiddaugh219Clinical Professor Pamela Daiker-Middaugh led an innovative workshop at the 30th Annual Midwest Clinical Conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Saturday, October 3rd. Her workshop was entitled “Is There a Better Way to Respond to Your Client? Teaching Compassionate Lawyering Skills to Students Who Rarely Look Up From Their Smart Phones.” Assisting Clinical Professor Daiker-Middaugh with the workshop were two of her Community Advocacy Law Clinic students, Cassandra McDonald and Joseph Trecaseo.

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Professor Mika Appointed Co-Editor for Social Media for Journal of Legal Communication and Rhetoric

Professor Karin Mika has been appointed Co-editor for Social Media for the Journal of Legal Communication and Rhetoric, the Scholarly Publication of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).  The goal of the publication is to publish scholarly research on writing, research, and persuasion that is also useful to the practicing bar.  Professor Mika’s job as a social media editor will be to enhance the social media presence of the Journal, and promote the publication among judges and practitioners.  The most current issue of the Journal is available here.

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Professor Sagers Selected As Speaker at 2016 AALS Annual Meeting

chris_sagers_329Chris Sagers, James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law, has been selected as a speaker for the 2016 AALS Annual Meeting in New York City.  Professor Sagers will present on a panel entitled “Perspectives on Anti-Trust Law” on January 9, 2016, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Professor Daiker-Middaugh Moderates CLE Event on Obergefell Case at Cleveland City Club

daikermiddaugh219On September 9th, Professor Pamela Daiker-Middaugh served as the Moderator for a lively CLE Discussion on the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court case which struck down the ban on same sex marriage. The CLE took place at the Cleveland City Club and was sponsored by the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court.

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