Lectures & Events

 
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
Why Brown v. Board of Education Was a Hard Case
Sponsor
Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture
NOV 11, 2004
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)
Speaker Information
Michael J. Klarman
James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History
University of Virginia School of Law


Michael J. KlarmanProfessor Michael J. Klarman is the James Monroe Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of History at the University of Virginia. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, his J.D. from Stanford Law School, and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar.

After law school, Professor Klarman clerked for the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He joined the faculty at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1987 and has won numerous awards for his teaching and scholarship, including the State Council of Higher Education Outstanding Faculty Award, the University of Virginia Harrison Achievement Award, the University of Virginia Outstanding Teacher Award, and the inaugural Roger and Madeleine Traynor Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence in Legal Scholarship. Professor Klarman has also served as the Distinguished Visiting Lee Professor of Law at the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary and as Visiting Professor at Stanford Law School.

Professor Klarman, whose scholarship is mostly in the areas of constitutional theory and constitutional history, has published dozens of articles in leading law journals and in the Journal of American History and the English Historical Review. In 2004, he published his first book, From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (Oxford University Press). The book has been called "magnificent" by Cass Sunstein and Akhil Amar and "magisterial" by James Patterson.
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