In Brief

Faculty Briefs
Recent faculty activities
Morris Shanker
A Reexamination of Prosser's Products Liability Crossword Game: The Strict or Stricter Liability of Commercial Code Sales Warranty

Paul Giannelli
The Proposed Ohio Rules of Evidence: The General Assembly, Evidence, and Rulemaking

Ronald Coffey
The Implications of the Economic Concept of Income for Corporation-Shareholder Income Tax Systems

Leon Gabinet
The Implications of the Economic Concept of Income for Corporation-Shareholder Income Tax Systems

Wilbur Leatherberry
No-Fault Automobile Insurance: Will the Poor Pay More Again

Melvyn Durchslag
Welfare Litigation, the Eleventh Amendment and State Sovereignty: Some Reflections on Dandridge v. Williams



In Memoriam
Class of 2011
Mr. Eric John Bapes

Class of 1980
Mr. Milton J. Braxter (WRC'76)

Class of 1961
Mr. Edward A. Bayer

Class of 1969
Mr. G. Warren Daane Jr.

Class of 1988
Ms. Mary Davis

Class of 1979
Mr. Edward Joseph Flanagan



Class Notes
John (Jack) Rooney ('14)
has joined Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP as an associate in the Securities and Capital markets group and also in the Health Care and Life SciencesShow All

Nathan B. Zion ('14)
has joined Stark & Knoll Company LLP as an associate attorney in the firm’s Business Services Group.

Erik D. Lange ('14)
has joined Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP in the firm’s Intellectual Property Department.

Ankit D. Patel ('14)
has joined Gibbons P.C. as an intellectual property apprentice.

Joseph Kocian ('14)
is now an editor and translator at WritePath.

Ren L. Hatt ('14)
joined TennCare Select as a Managed Care Specialist 3.



Representing Artists, Athletes and Innovators

Representing Artists, Athletes and Innovators

Dena Cipriano
Erich and Audrey Spangenberg
The Spangenberg Family Foundation, established by Erich and Audrey Spangenberg, gave the law school $3 million to support its IP law program.
Craig A. Nard
“Just as breakthroughs in the intellectual property field have the ability to transform lives, so too does this gift serve as a turning point and expand what our center can do.”
— Craig A. Nard, notable IP law scholar and Director of the Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts.

Nov 14 2014
A Conversation with Our Interim Deans

Dena Cipriano
Interim Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf
Q & A with Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf
After consulting with faculty, staff and alumni leaders, Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder announced in August that Interim Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf would continue in their roles for at least the next academic year, saying: “Since the pair began sharing the dean position last fall, the school has posted significant gains in admissions, graduates’ employment and annual fund contributions.” Here, Berg and Scharf provide an update.

Nov 14 2014
New IP Law MOOC begins

Dena Cipriano
Law school offers free online course "Representing the Professional Athlete."
Professor Peter Carfagna
Challenging sports marketing and investment decisions can make or lose athletes millions of dollars and affect their career. Athletes and the professionals who represent them know this better than anyone, and that’s exactly from whom students will learn when they enroll in the law school’s new free online course, called a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).
Alumni
Women’s Law and Leadership Initiative Women’s Law and Leadership Initiative
More than 40 alumni and legal and business professionals come together for new weekly course.
Students
Meet Pegah Zardoost Meet Pegah Zardoost
First student enrolls in JD-MA in art history and museum studies.
Alumni
The Reputation Protector The Reputation Protector
Aaron Minc (LAW ’10) specializes in removing defamatory information on the internet.
Students
Commencement 2014 Commencement 2014
Mark Weinberger (LAW ’87, MBA ’87) speaks at law school commencement.
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