Monthly Archives: February 2013

Forte Re-Appointed to Ohio Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

C|M|LAW Professor David Forte was recently re-appointed to a third two-year term to he Ohio Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights. In addition, the Ohio State Law Journal has accepted Professor Fore’s article entitled, Life, Heartbeat, … Continue reading

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Robertson Guest Blogs in Crain’s, Suggests Site Specific Emergency Planning for Ohio Shale Sites

C|M|LAW Professor and Associate Dean Heidi Gorovitz Robertson appears as a Guest Blogger in this week’s Crain’s Cleveland Business.  Her post, Lessons from the Gulf: The Value of Emergency Planning suggests that emergency planning and preparedness for disaster was woefully inadequate … Continue reading

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Falk Cited by California Court of Appeals Regarding Rape by Fraud

C|M|LAW Professor Patricia J. Falk’s article, Rape by Fraud and Rape by Coercion, 64 Brook.L.Rev. 39, (1998), was cited by the California Court of Appeals in  The People v. Morales.  The court is discussing whether fraudulent impersonation in the inducement of intercourse constitutes fraud in fact, and … Continue reading

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Kalir, Witmer-Rich, C|M|LAW Students File Petition for Writ of Certiorari Regarding Government Use of DNA Profile

On January 30, 2013 a team of C|M|LAW students supervised by C|M|LAW Professors Jonathan Witmer-Rich and Doron Kalir filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari with the United States Supreme Court. The petition seeks review of State v. Emerson, … Continue reading

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Forte Cited in Urofsky’s Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact

 Melvin I. Urofsky, an eminent legal and constitutional historian at Virginia Commonwealth University, has just published Supreme Decisions: Great Constitutional Cases and Their Impact (Westview Press, 2012).  The first case he discusses is “The Case of the Disappointed Office-Seeker: Marbury v. Madison … Continue reading

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