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April 2017
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
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  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
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
October 2017
5-8
October
2017
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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February 2018
16-17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a multi-day event
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The Roberts Court as a Business Court
Sponsor
Dean Lindsey Cowen Lecture in Business Law, presented by the Center for Business Law and Regulation
APR 8, 2009
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

A great deal has been written and said about the extent to which the Roberts Court is a "business court," that is, a court that is favorably disposed towards business interests. The lecture will look at both the business cases on this year's docket as well as broader trends in the Court's jurisprudence. The lecture will attempt to get beyond broad, and not terribly meaningful, labels, such as pro- or anti-business, and examine the underlying trends in the Court's handling of cases. Although general labels are not particularly illuminating, some clear trends emerge, such as the Court's skepticism to the claims of antitrust plaintiffs in those cases that have reached the Court for plenary review.
Speaker Information
Paul ClementPaul Clement
Partner, King & Spalding
former Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice
Senior Fellow, Supreme Court Institute and Visiting Professor
Georgetown University Law Center


Paul Clement served from 2005 to 2008 as the 43rd Solicitor General of the United States and previously served as the Principal Deputy Solicitor General at the Justice Department. A native of Cedarburg, Wisconsin, he received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He earned a Master’s in Philosophy from Cambridge University and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was the Supreme Court editor of the Harvard Law Review.

During his time at the Department of Justice, Prof. Clement argued 49 Supreme Court cases and many of the significant lower court cases challenging aspects of the President's response to the attacks of September 11th. Prior to joining the DOJ, Prof. Clement was a partner at King & Spalding, heading the firm's appellate practice. Prof. Clement previously served as Chief Counsel, Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Federalism & Property Rights, U.S. Senate, and was a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Judge Laurence Silberman of the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit.
Additional Information
Open to the public at no cost. There will be one free hour of CLE credit available to lawyers who attend.

Supplemental Readings:
· Clement Bibliography
· Point Man
· Supreme Court Inc.
· Does the Court Mean Business

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