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School of Law plays essential role in bail reform initiative for Cleveland area

School of Law plays essential role in bail reform initiative for Cleveland area

Co-Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf, and CWRU Law alum Lee Fisher (Dean of Cleveland Marshall College of Law), co-chaired the task force on bail reform for the Cleveland area courts. CWRU Law Professors Carmen Naso, Lewis Katz and Michael Benza chaired three of the task force’s subcommittees, and Professor Naso played a leading role in drafting the final report, which was issued this spring and may change the way the County's courts approach bail in the future.
Federal court victory for religious civil rights: Clinic students stop Ohio prisons from cutting Rastafarian prisoner’s locks

Federal court victory for religious civil rights: Clinic students stop Ohio prisons from cutting Rastafarian prisoner’s locks

A team of CWRU law students prevailed in a groundbreaking federal lawsuit arguing that an Ohio inmate should be allowed to keep his dreadlocks, protecting his religious freedom. See TV news story.
Law School Commencement video available online

Law School Commencement video available online

Canada’s Minister of International Trade Francois-Philippe Champagne, a ‘94 LLM graduate, delivered the Law School’s 2018 Commencement Address. You can watch the video of Commencement here.
View Awards Ceremony and Commencement Photos.

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