Case Western Reserve’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Team went undefeated in the preliminary rounds of the competition, and two team members won the second and third best overall speaker awards.
Kayla Baker’s piece, “Never Quite the Woman that She Wanted to Be: How State Policies Transform a Transsexual's Identification into a Scarlet Letter,” won a national competition sponsored by the Williams Institute at UCLA Law School.
Police use of force has always been a complicated issue, yet new challenges in the modern age are adding dimensions the nation has never seen before. Professor Michael Benza, a noted criminal law expert, discusses these issues in light of the announcement not to indict police in the Tamir Rice case.
Associate Dean Jessie Hill, a noted Constitutional law and health law expert, submitted an amicus brief supporting the petitioners in Whole Woman's Health v. Cole
New agreement with Zhejiang University is the school’s fourth concurrent degree offering. The program allows students to spend their third year abroad and earn a foreign LLM degree and complete the CWRU JD degree at the same time.
A new grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will give students the opportunity to provide legal services to victims.