Judge Michelle Earley ‘99 has been elected to be the new administrative and presiding judge. She will replace retiring Ronald Adrine, who served for 36 years.
The November 2017 issue of PreLaw
Magazine, a National Jurist
publication, ranks Case Western Reserve University School of Law as one of the top schools in the nation for Business and Corporate Law, with an "A" grade.
At 93 percent, our 2017 graduating class ranks number one in passing the Ohio bar exam on the first try, finishing six points ahead of the next highest Ohio law school.
In October 2017, Jim McElhaney, one of CWRU’s most famous law professors passed away.
Representing a Rastafarian inmate, the CWRU Law Clinic sues Ohio prison officials over religious freedom after his dreadlocks were forcibly cut five times. Law students Punam Chatterjee, Anthony Cirranello, Jr., and Tianjiao Han are working on the case.
For the second year in a row, a Case Western Reserve University law student has won the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court’s “Excellence in Writing Award.” Emily Cunningham is the 2017 recipient.