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March 2017
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
CWRU Law School
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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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
Thursday
20
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Affiliate Professor of Law, Indiana University Bloomington
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Monday
24
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Speaker: Dynda A. Thomas, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
April
2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
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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Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
February 2018
16
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17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a two-day event
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The Bomber Generals and the New Laws of War: Terror, Romance, and American Air Power
Sponsor
Distinguished Lecture in Global Security Law & Policy
presented by the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
MAR 20, 2008
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)


  • The legal and military history of U.S. bombing since World War II

  • Legality of orders, weapons, armed conflict and the role of public opinion in shaping judicial decisions.

  • The impact of charismatic leaders on military power, the romanticization of air power, and the history of civilian targeting in U.S. warfare.

Speaker Information
Elizabeth Hillman
Visiting Professor, University of California Hastings College of the Law

Elizabeth L. Hillman is Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law, Camden. Her work focuses on U.S. military law and history since the mid-20th century, especially the definition and prosecution of military crime and the role of gender and sexuality in military law and culture. She authored Defending America: Military Culture and the Cold War Court-Martial (Princeton University Press, 2005) and co-authored Military Justice: Cases and Materials (LexisNexis, 2007, w/ Fidell and Sullivan). For 2007-08, she is Visiting Professor of Law at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.
Additional Information
Free and open to the public. There will be NO CHARGE for the 1 hour of CLE credit for lawyers who attend.

Supplemental Readings:
· Hillman Bibliography

Weblinks:
· National Air Force Memorial
· Bio of Gen. Curtis Emerson LeMay
· The Manhattan Project

Lecture Podcasts:
· Podcast

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