At the law school’s annual celebration of faculty scholarship and service on May 10, two faculty members received chaired professorships, and two others were honored with special awards, while eight faculty members were lauded for publishing books in 2017-2018.
In the law school equivalent of making it to the NCAA Final Four, the victorious CWRU National Appellate Advocacy team and Jessup International Law Moot Court team have each advanced past the regional finals in two of the nation’s most prestigious moot court competitions, while CWRU's International Criminal Court team made it to the Semi Finals and CWRU's Vis International Commercial Arbitration team won a Best Speaker Award.
At 93 percent, our 2017 graduating class ranks number one in passing the Ohio bar exam on the first try, finishing six points ahead of the next highest Ohio law school.
CWRU's Health Law ranking rose to #5, our IP Law program was ranked among the top programs at #20, and our International Law program remained in the top 15 in the new 2019 US News and World Report
Leah Slyder, a 3L, is one of only 15 award winners in the nation. She is the third Case Western Reserve law student to win the honor since the program began 20 years ago.
The third-year law student with “unparalleled character” at Case Western Reserve University rose to national prominence through her work on chronic traumatic encephalopathy.