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Davis Speaks to Travel Writers on Copyright and Fair Use

On May 3, 2014, C|M|LAW Professor Michael Davis spoke at the Society of American Travel Writers annual conference at the Cleveland Convention Center. The title of his presentation was “Copyright and Fair Use.” The discussion centered on the internet. Writers and … Continue reading

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Becker and Green Speak on LGBT Rights in Ohio

On May 16, 2014, C|M|LAW Professors Susan Becker and Matthew Green spoke at a free CLE program entitled “A Legal Overview of LGBT Rights in Ohio.”  This program was presented in conjunction with a free legal clinic set up to assist members … Continue reading

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Plecnik Quoted in Tax Notes Today on Reducing the Error Rate for the Earned Income Tax Credit

C|M|LAW Professor John Plecnik was quoted in Tax Notes Today, this morning, on reducing the error rate for the earned income tax credit. The following quote appeared in EITC ERROR RATE GROWS; IMPROPER PAYMENTS TOP $ 13 BILLION, 2014 TNT 93-3: … Continue reading

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Sagers’ Work on Statute Names to Appear in the Georgetown Law Journal

C|M|LAW’s James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law Chris Sagers’s essay on naming traditions in federal legislation will appear in the Georgetown Law Journal in 2014.  The essay, entitled A Statute by any Other (Non-acronomial) Name Might Smell Less Like S.P.A.M., or, The Congress of the … Continue reading

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May Speaks on Inviting Student Creativity into the Legal Writing Classroom

C|M|LAW Legal Writing Professor Claire Robinson-May presented “Enhancing Understanding by Inviting Student Creativity into the Legal Writing Classroom,” on April 26, 2014, at the Southeastern Legal Writing Conference held at Stetson University College of Law.  In her presentation, May noted … Continue reading

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Falk to Serve on Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s First Conviction Integrity Unit

C|M|LAW Professor Patricia J. Falk has been appointed to serve on Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty’s newly announced Conviction Integrity Unit.  Falk, along with the other members of the group, will review innocence claims made by felons convicted of crimes in … Continue reading

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Robertson Writes in Crain’s on Ohio Supreme Court Oral Argument regarding Local Attempts to Regulate Zoning of Shale Wells

C|M|LAW Professor and Associate Dean Heidi Gorovitz Robertson published Awaiting the court’s word on validity of local zoning control of well locations, in Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Energy Report on April 4, 2014.  In this post, Robertson notes that many Ohio communities hope … Continue reading

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