Lectures & Events

 
January 2017
Wednesday
18
January
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Hon. James G. Carr
David Leopold
Fareed Siddiq
Robert Strassfeld
Moderator: Jessie Hill
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
19
January
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Dr. Juscelino Colares, Schott-van Eynden Professor of Business Law, CWRU School of Law
Dr. Susan Helper, Frank Carlton Professor of Economics, Weatherhead School of Management former Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce
Dr. Elliot Posner, Associate Professor of Political Science, CWRU College of Arts and Sciences
Moderated by Professor Tim Webster, Assistant Professor of Law, Director of Asian Legal Studies, CWRU School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: Maureen Guirguis (Kenny), Professor and Co-Director of Human Trafficking Law Clinic Case Western Reserve University School of Law
John Morgan, Detective, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department
Karen McHenry, Homeless and Missing Youth Program Director, Bellefaire JCB
Teresa Stafford, Senior Director of Victims' Services and Outreach, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
Renee Jones, Founder and CEO, Renee Jones Empowerment Center
Barbara Freeman, First Graduate of CATCH Court, Columbus, Ohio, Founder, Freeman Project
Kathleen Hackett, RN, BSN, SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Coordinator, Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, University Hospitals
6.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner, Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance, Professor Business and Society, Center for Business and Human Rights, NYU Stern School of Business
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Juliet P. Kostritsky, Everett D. & Eugenia S. McCurdy Professor of Contract Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
23
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Philip Hackney, James E. & Betty M. Phillips Associate Professor of Law, LSU Law Center
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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8.25 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
Glidden House
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kathryn S. Mercer, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
“The Rehnquist Court and Beyond: A Look to the Past and to the Future”
Sponsor
The Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture
NOV 17, 2005
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)


  • Examining the trends of Chief Justice Rehnquist's legacy on constitutional law

  • What might we expect from a Supreme Court with two new Justices?

  • Future implications on the development of constitutional law beyond Rehnquist's Court

Speaker Information
Erwin Chemerinsky
Alston & Bird Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science at Duke University Law School

Erwin ChemerinskyErwin Chemerinsky is a nationally renowned professor of constitutional law and federal civil procedure, currently teaching at Duke University Law School. He has argued several cases before the Supreme Court and testified many times before committees of the United States Congress, the California Legislature, and the Los Angeles City Council. Professor Chemerinsky has published four books, over one-hundred law review articles, and a regular column on the U.S. Supreme Court carried by Trial Magazine, California Lawyer, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal.
Additional Information
Frank J. BattistiPromoting the Battisti Legacy
The Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture series was established in 1995 by Judge Frank J. Battisti's law clerks and the Battisti family to encourage an examination of areas to which Judge Battisti made special contributions - civil rights, the role of an independent judiciary, the administration of justice and the art of judging, the relationship between religion, morality, and the law, and legal history - thereby continuing his quest to bring legal reasoning to bear on the human experience. A judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio from 1961 to 1994, Judge Battisti is most remembered for his rulings in Cleveland's long-running school desegregation case and for expanding civil rights.

Free and open to the public. Reception following lecture.

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