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Prof. Yearby to Speak at CONVERSATIONS! at Dittrick Museum

CONVERSATIONS! at Dittrick Museum - The Babes were Silent: Infant Mortality and Public Health- Thursday, March 29th 6:00 - 7:00pm

From the website:

"Brandy Schillace, PhD, Senior research associate at the Dittrick Museum, will give a short TED-style talk on the rapid industrialization and immigration boom of the early 20th century in Cleveland. She will take a look at how a stressed water and sewage system, poor housing, and the exploitation of the poorest workers with the least social mobility led to outbreaks of cholera, rampant lead poisoning, and high rates of infant mortality in urban centers. The Social Justice Institute will provide a panel discussion, and the public is invited to take part in the conversation.  The geography of these neighborhoods still matters, and Cleveland still faces high infant mortality rates. The historical presentation will end with a panel discussion about problems of race, class, and health today. The presentation will end with a public roundtable and Q and A.

The event is co-sponsored by the Dittrick Medical History Museum and the CWRU Social Justice Institute."

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Volume 68 Issue 2 of the Law Review Available on the Library Repository

The full text of the latest issue of The Case Western Reserve Law Review is available on the library’s repository. Volume 68 Issue 2 includes articles about impeachment, the electoral college, and law schools:
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Case Western Reserve University is offering the first advanced degree in military ethics,  Master of Arts (M.A.) in Military Ethics.    
  • 20 March 2017
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govinfo (https://www.govinfo.gov) was released in beta last month. It will replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys). In addition to providing public access to federal government information, the new site will include content management controls and will be a standards-compliant preservation repository.    
  • 16 March 2017
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The full text of latest issue of The Case Western Reserve Law Review is available on the law school's repository. Volume 67 Issue 1 includes tributes to Professor Ken Margolis, as well as articles about trademarks, immigration, privacy:    
  • 21 February 2017
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Consider submitting to a writing competition.

There are over 100 writing contests for law students. The Law Library maintains a list on the intranet.* The contests cover a wide range of topics from ediscovery, to disability, to gerrymandering. For example:

    
  • 30 January 2017
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After a District Court Judge denied a request to stop the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army, and the Department of the Interior issued a joint statement declaring that they would stop the construction of the pipeline on Army Corps land. The construction will be halted until the Army determines if it needs to reconsider its decisions about the Lake Oahe site and it holds government-to-government consultations with the tribes. The statement went on to state support for "the right of all Americans to assemble and speak freely."    
  • 22 September 2016
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