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
“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

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