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Co-Deans Spotlight: Reflections on Shared Law School Leadership

Co- Interim Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf write about how they have worked as co-deans at the Case Western Reserve University Law School, in “Reflections on Shared Law School Leadership.” Abstract: Since November 2013, Case Western Reserve University School of Law has had co-Interim Deans. In this article, Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf provide …Read the Rest

Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 29th annual cost of Thanksgiving Day dinner for 10 found that this year’s dinner should have cost on average about 37 cents more than last year’s. Five items’ average cost decreased equaling a saving of 40 cents. Seven items cost increased equaling an additional cost of 77 cents. The cost of …Read the Rest

Executive Office’s Immigration Actions

On November 20th President Obama spoke to the nation about the actions the executive branch was taking in regard to immigration laws. In a 15-minute speech the President outlined three actions to fix America’s immigration system. First, additional resources will be added to aid law enforcement at the borders. Second, a system will be created to …Read the Rest

Local Data: Cleveland Heights

The city of Cleveland Heights gives access to data about the city’s budget, police incidents and accident reports, and police statistics. Cleveland Heights offers access to its past five budgets (scroll down and click on “Cleveland Heights Budget Transparency Website). This information is on the OpenGov website which allows the user to view the information using …Read the Rest

Faculty Spotlight: Maxwell Mehlman

Recent publications by Professor Maxwell Mehlman, Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Professor of Bioethics, School of Medicine; Director of the Law-Medicine Center: Articles: A Framework for Military Bioethics, Journal of Military Ethics (forthcoming, 2014) (with Stephanie Corley) Ethical and Legal Issues in Enhancement Research on Human Subjects, 20 Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics …Read the Rest

How would you define “Waters of the United States”?

The Environmental Protection Agency is taking comments on its proposed rule “Definition of ‘Waters of the United States’ Under the Clean Water Act.” The proposed rule was published in the April 21, 2014 Federal Register (79 FR 22188). Comments are currently being accepted until November 14, 2014. This action was due to three Supreme Court …Read the Rest