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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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“Is Corporate Law Still a Race to the Top?”
Sponsor
Dean Lindsey Cowen Business Law Lecture presented by the Center for Business Law and Regulation
APR 8, 2008
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

Judge Easterbrook will revisit issues relating to corporate law, in particular whether competition between states for corporate charters produces a “race to the top” of corporate law, a long-standing assumption in academic literature.
Speaker Information
Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook
Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Frank Easterbrook has been Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, since 2006. Nominated by President Ronald Reagan, he joined the court in 1985. Judge Easterbrook was a law clerk to Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He then joined the solicitor general's office, where he served first as assistant to the solicitor general and later as deputy solicitor general of the U.S. Before joining the U.S. Court of Appeals, he was Assistant Professor (1978-81) and Professor of Law (1981-85) at the University of Chicago. He was also a principal in Lexecon, an economic and financial consulting firm. Judge Easterbrook continues to teach at the University of Chicago. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1973, where he was an editor of the Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He attended Swarthmore College, where he received a B.A. in 1970 with high honors and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Judge Easterbrook is interested in antitrust law, criminal law and procedure, and other subjects involving implicit or explicit markets. He was a member of the S.E.C.'s Advisory Committee on Tender Offers in 1983 and was elected to the American Law Institute in the same year and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1992. Between 1982 and 1991 he was an editor of the Journal of Law and Economics. He has written (with Daniel R. Fischel) The Economic Structure of Corporate Law (1991) and has published numerous articles, several of them scholarly.
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:
· Easterbrook Bibliography

Lecture Podcasts:
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