Articles

Nov 14 2014
Representing Artists, Athletes and Innovators

Dena Cipriano
Representing Artists, Athletes and Innovators
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).

May 8 2014
Is Obamacare Still About Health Insurance?

Dena Cipriano
Is Obamacare Still About Health Insurance?
Key questions addressed through faculty research:
Introduction
Is Obamacare still about health insurance?
Professor Ruqaiijah Yearby
Does Obamacare increase racial disparities in the health care system?
Professor Jessie Hill
Are some lawsuits against Obamacare more about women’s equality than health care?
Professor Sharona Hoffman
Is Obamacare’s reliance on electronic health records for research a good idea?
Professor Maxwell Mehlman
Should Obamacare protect doctors from liability for medical malpractice if they follow medical practice guidelines?
Professor Jonathan Adler
Is Obamacare implementation illegal?

May 8 2014
Q&A: A Conversation with Our Interim Deans

Dena Cipriano
Interim Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf discuss their work as law school leaders.
Case Western Reserve University announced on November 14 the appointment of two of its noted scholars as acting (now interim) deans of the School of Law. Jessica Berg, an expert in health law, and Michael Scharf, formerly associate dean for Global Legal Studies, share leadership across such areas as admissions, philanthropy and implementation of the school's dynamic new curriculum.
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