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Lectures & Events

 
March 2017
Wednesday
29
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Kenneth L. Marcus, founder and president of the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law
Wednesday
29
March
2017
White and Williams LLP
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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White and Williams LLP
7 Times Square, Suite 2900
New York, New York 10036-6524
30
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31
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
This is a two-day event
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Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
April 2017
Friday
7
April
2017
CWRU Law School
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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6 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Thursday
13
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
April
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Kathryn S. Mercer, Professor of Lawyering Skills, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
20
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies and Affiliate Professor of Law, Indiana University Bloomington
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval
Monday
24
April
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Speaker: Dynda A. Thomas, Partner, Squire Patton Boggs
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
April
2017
Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
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Wyndham Cleveland at PlayhouseSquare
1260 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
May 2017
Wednesday
17
May
2017
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Timothy Webster, Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Sunday
21
May
2017
CWRU Law School
All-day event
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Webcast live
February 2018
16
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17
February
2018
CWRU Law School
This is a two-day event
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Urban Agriculture, Local Foodsheds, and Community Expectations
Sponsor
CWRU Law Downtown Lecture Series
NOV 19, 2014
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location
City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue #200
Cleveland, OH 44114
CLE Credit
1 hour of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval
Professor Bouvier will discuss developing norms concerning urban agriculture in municipal regulations across the country, paying especially close attention to the increasingly permissive approach cities are taking towards micro-livestock, including chickens, goats, and bees. She will also discuss some of the reasons driving the change in local food policy, including food security, community engagement, property values, and health and environmental concerns with the conventional food system. She will then discuss the tensions that exist in changing regulations to allow for small livestock and urban farming because of the lack of agricultural knowledge among city leaders and because of a perceived, but untrue, connection linking agriculture in cities to poverty. A perception still exists equating urban agriculture to subsistence farming—something that only the poor and uneducated would engage in—and a concern that allowing for it will somehow lower property values and diminish the character of the community. She will discuss where these beliefs originated as well as why they are both dated and untrue.
Speaker Information
Jaime Bouvier
Jaime Bouvier
Senior Instructor in Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Continuing Legal Education Materials

Additional Information
8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast.
1-hour gratis CLE credit pending approval.
Space is limited. Registration required.

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