Lectures & Events

How the Cleveland Bar Became Segregated: And Why it Matters
CWRU Law Downtown Lecture Series
FEB 8, 2012
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
CLE Credit
Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit

Speaker Information
Robert Strassfeld
Professor of Law
Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Before joining the faculty in 1988, Robert Strassfeld clerked for Judge Harrison L. Winter of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and then practiced for three years at the Washington, D.C. firm, Shea & Gardner. Professor Strassfeld teaches Torts, Federal Courts, Labor Law, and Legal History. He has published articles on theoretical aspects of causation in the George Washington and Fordham law reviews and on law and the Vietnam War in the Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Duke law reviews. He is coauthor of Understanding Labor Law. His current research includes continuing work on the legal history of the Vietnam War and a history of African American lawyers in Cleveland. He received his B.A. in 1976 (Wesleyan University), his M.A. in 1980 (Rochester), and his J.D. in 1984 (Virginia).

Additional Information
8:00-8:30 a.m. – Registration and continental breakfast preceding each program.
8:30-9:30 a.m. – Lecture

Free and open to the public.
1. hr. continuing legal education credit available, pending approval.

Case Downtown Lectures will take place on the following dates:
Fall 2011: September 14, October 26, November 16, December 14

Spring 2012: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13

At one-hour CLE activities, Ohio Supreme Court regulations require attorneys to be present for the entire hour to obtain credit. Therefore, registration for one-hour lectures will close at the time the event is scheduled to start. Everyone is welcome to attend the lecture, but we cannot submit CLE credit for late arrivals.

Recording in any form is prohibited

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