Monthly Archives: March 2021

Sagers’ High Court Brief Covered in Washington Post and Other Media

Prominent media recently covered a Supreme Court amicus brief written by Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law (along with Michael Carrier of the Rutgers Law School), and signed by 65 other law and business professors. The case is Alston v. NCAA, … Continue reading

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Professor Ray Testifies on Ohio House Bill

The Ohio House Technology and Innovation Committee asked Professor Brian Ray to submit testimony on House Bill 220, which permits governmental entities in Ohio to use distributed ledger technology, including blockchain. Ray testified that the legislation would pave the way … Continue reading

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Professor Sterio Advises on Ukrainian Legal Reform

Professor Milena Sterio participated as an expert, on behalf of the Public International Law and Policy Group, in the review of Ukrainian draft laws on Reintegration (of Crimes and other occupied territories) and on Transitional Justice.

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Professor Roberston Speaks to Federalist Society Chapter About Environmental Law

Professor Heidi Gorovitz Robertson and NY-based attorney Corinne Snow spoke to the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Federalist Society regarding the current and emerging state of environmental law in the new administration.  Ms. Snow, counsel in the environment and natural resources … Continue reading

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Professor Sterio Guest Lectures on Accountability for War Crimes in Syria

Professor Milena Sterio delivered a guest lecture at the Washington University School of Law on March 16, in Professor Leila Sadat’s class on International Human Rights.  Professor Sterio’s guest lecture was on the topic of Syria and the possible accountability … Continue reading

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Professor Witmer-Rich Comments on Police Use of Drones

Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich was quoted in a Cleveland.com story on plans by the Cleveland Division of Police to begin using drones sometime later this year. He noted some of the Fourth Amendment risks created by digital surveillance tools such as … Continue reading

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Professor Sterio Plays Leadership Roles in International Law Organizations

Professor Milena Sterio co-moderated the Women in International Law Interest Group meeting at the American Society of International Law Annual Meeting on March 25th.  Professor Sterio just completed her three-year term as Co-Chair of the Women in International Law Interest … Continue reading

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Professor Geier Discusses Tax Changes on WCPN

Professor Deborah Geier appeared on the “Sound of Ideas” program on WCPN (local NPR affiliate) on Wednesday, March 24. She discussed several of the tax changes that affect the current tax filing season for 2020, as well as a few … Continue reading

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Professor Ray Discusses Digital Contact Tracing

Pew Charitable Trust’s Stateline interviewed Professor Brian Ray for a story on digital contact tracing apps in the U.S. Ray, who has worked extensively on the privacy concerns these apps raise since the start of the pandemic, explained how the convergence of … Continue reading

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Professor Sagers Discusses App Fees on NPR

Chris Sagers, the James A. Thomas Professor of Law, appeared this week on NPR’s Morning Edition. He discussed the antitrust significance of the recent decision by both Apple and Google to cut the fees they charge for App Store purchases, … Continue reading

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