Lectures & Events

The Fourth Amendment: Is There a Future?
CWRU Law Downtown Lecture Series
SEP 12, 2012
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor
CLE Credit
1 hour of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval

Join us for our monthly downtown lecture series for alumni, local practitioners, and the public, featuring Case Western Reserve University School of Law professors. From September 2012 through June 2013, the School of Law will host 10 morning lectures at The City Club of Cleveland. Attend as many as you like, and join us for coffee and breakfast beforehand.

Professor Katz will discuss recent Fourth Amendment developments, and some that may be down the road. He will focus on United States v. Jones where five members of the Supreme Court indicated a need to rethink the Katz privacy formula which has been used for 40 years to limit Fourth Amendment rights. Secondly, Professor Katz will discuss the disappearing Fourth Amendment protections for motorists on the streets and highways of America.
Speaker Information
Lewis R. KatzLewis R. Katz
John C. Hutchins Professor of Law
Director, LLM in U.S. and Global Legal Studies Program
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Lewis R. Katz, the John C. Hutchins Professor of Law and Director of foreign graduate programs, is the longest serving full-time professor at the law school ever. Professor Katz teaches Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure 1. He came to Western Reserve University School of Law in 1966, when Louis Toepfer was the new dean. Prof. Katz is the author of numerous law review articles and criminal law books for practicing lawyers and judges. The 2012 edition of Ohio Arrest Search and Seizure is the twenty-first edition of the book. Prof. Katz’s books and articles have been cited in more than 600 cases and more than 250 law review articles and treatises. His next article, “’Lonesome Roads:’ Driving Without the Fourth Amendment,” will be published in the Seattle Law Review in Winter 2013.

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

Free and open to the public.

1 hr. CLE credit available, pending approval.

Case Downtown lectures will take place on the following dates:
Fall 2012: September 12 (Prof. Lewis Katz), October 10 (Prof. Jessie Hill), November 14 (Prof. Avidan Cover), December 12 (Prof. Jessica Wilen Berg)

Spring 2013: January 9 (Prof. Michael Benza), February 13 (Prof. Jonathan Adler), March 13 (Prof. Erik Jensen), April 10 (Prof. Craig Allen Nard), May 8 (Prof. Cassandra Burke Robertson), June 12 (Prof. Daniel Jaffe)

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