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Kalir Files Amicus Brief with United States Supreme Court

C|M|LAW Clinical Professor Doron Kalir, together with Civil Litigation Clinic students Amy Polomsky and Kate Southworth, filed an Amicus Brief with the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the National Association of Social Workers. The brief argues that social workers are … Continue reading

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Plecnik Publishes in Tax Notes on the EITC Ban and the Definition of “Reckless”

C|M|LAW Professor John Plecnik has published Reckless Means Reckless: Understanding the EITC Ban in Tax Notes at Vol. 142, No. 8, Feb. 24, 2014, p. 847.  It was published electronically in Tax Notes Today. In this article, Plecnik argues that Congress intended to incorporate in the earned income … Continue reading

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Robertson Writes in Crain’s about the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Decision on Local Regulation of Shale Oil and Gas Development

On January 31, 2014, C|M|LAW Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Enrichment Heidi Gorovitz Robertson published a blog post, Pennsylvania’s Environmental Rights Might Snag Drillers, in Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Shale Report.  Robertson has written previously in Crain’s about the struggles Ohio and … Continue reading

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Ray Writes on South African Court’s Emphasis on Procedure in Policy Decisions

C|M|LAW’s Joseph C. Hostetler – Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law Brian E. Ray recently published a blog post entitled South African Informal Traders Forum and Others v The City of Johannesburg and Others: A Promising Start by the South African … Continue reading

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Sterio Quoted in Mauritias Press Article on Somali Piracy

C|M|LAW’s Calfee Halter and Griswold Professor of Law Milena Sterio was quoted recently in an article that appeared in LeMauricien.com, regarding the work being done by lawyers in that country in the area of Somali piracy.  Sterio has worked with … Continue reading

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Crocker Named Dean of University of Detroit Mercy College of Law

C|M|LAW Professor of Law Phyllis L. Crocker, who has served C|M as a Professor, as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and as Interim Dean, has been named the new Dean of the University of Detroit Mercy College of Law.  Congratulations, … Continue reading

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Lewis Speaks at Michigan State about Terminally Ill Minors and Physician-Monitored Suicide

On Friday, Browne Lewis, C|M|LAW’s Leon and Gloria Plevin Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Health Law and Policy spoke at Michigan State University School of Law at a symposium entitled “Living With Terminal Illness: Should Adolescent … Continue reading

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Kalir Speaks to CMBA International Law Section on U.S./Israeli Comparative Law

On February 2, 2014, C|M|LAW Clinical Professor Doron Kalir presented “The U.S. & Israeli Legal Systems: How Similar Are We?” to the International Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. (The section is Chaired by Associate Dean Mark Sundahl). … Continue reading

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Steinglass Speaks on Ohio Constitutional History and Modern Revision

Steven H. Steinglass, C|M|LAW’s Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, made several presentations this fall on Ohio constitutional history and revision. On September 23, 2014, he made a presentation to Ohio teachers at the Law and Citizenship Conference sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Mika Advocates for Including Drafting and Transactional Classes in Legal Writing Programs

C|M|LAW Legal Writing Professor Karin Mika has published, in the Fall/Winter Edition of The Second Draft (a newsletter published by the Legal Writing Institute): A Third Semester of LRW: Why Teaching Transactional Skills and  Problems is Now Essential to the Legal Writing Curriculum.  The … Continue reading

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