Monthly Archives: February 2016

Professors Emeritus Gelman and Finer Publish Opinion Piece on Filling Justice Scalia’s Supreme Court Seat

The Plain Dealer published today an opinion piece written by Professor Emeritus Sheldon Gelman and Professor Emeritus Joel Finer, entitled “Why not filling Antonin Scalia’s seat could work.”  The piece is available here.

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Professor Forte Presents at Orange County California Federalist Lawyers Chapter; Professor Forte’s Article Cited by Calabresi and Silverman

On February 11, 2016, Professor David Forte delivered an address to the Orange County California Federalist Lawyers Chapter entitled, “What would the Framers Have Thought of Today’s Supreme Court?” In addition, Professor David Forte’s article, Lincoln, Marshall, and the Judicial … Continue reading

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Professor Weinstein Presents at Northeast Ohio Municipal Law Directors’ Association Law Seminar

On Thursday, February 25, Professor Alan Weinstein presented a one-hour CLE session titled “The First Amendment and Local Government: Ongoing Concerns/Recent Developments” at the Northeast Ohio Municipal Law Directors Association’s annual Presidents’ Day Municipal Law Seminar. Professor Weinstein discussed several topics, including: policies regarding prayer at public meetings after the Court’s 2014 ruling in Town of … Continue reading

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Professor Kerber Participates in Southeastern Legal Writing Conference

In January 2016, Professor Sandra Kerber participated in the Southeastern Legal Writing Conference at the University Of Miami School Of Law. The Panel Discussion which Professor Kerber participated in focused on Teaching and Advising students for Independent Research and Writing … Continue reading

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Professor Sterio to Contribute Article to German Yearbook of International Law

Professor and Associate Dean Milena Sterio has been asked to contribute an article to the German Yearbook of International Law (GYIL). Established in 1948, the GYIL is a peer-reviewed journal, edited by the Walther Schücking Institute for International Law at … Continue reading

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Professor Robertson Presents at International Planning, Law and Property Rights Conference in Switzerland

Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, the Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor of Law, attended the 10th Annual Meeting of the International Academic Association for Planning, Law, and Property Rights, at the University of Bern, Switzerland.  Professor Robertson presented Seeking Local Control: When State … Continue reading

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Emeritus Professor Wilson Quoted in National Law Journal Article

Emeritus Professor Jim Wilson was quoted in a National Law Journal article entitled “A Liberal Court Could Limit Reach of ‘Heller.’” Professor Wilson was interviewed about the possibility that a future, more liberal Supreme Court, would overturn existing case law, … Continue reading

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