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Guns and Home Rule

Cleveland City Council passed legislation (text) that attempts to improve gun control in the city. Mayor Frank Jackson said that the measures “address concerns with the responsible use of firearms in an effort to reduce gun violence, protect the City’s youth, and make Cleveland’s neighborhoods safer” without impinging upon the Second Amendment rights of Cleveland’s …Read the Rest

Earth Day

Earth Day 2015 marks its forty-fifth anniversary. Event leaders hope to join economic growth and sustainability by embracing renewable energy while divesting fossil fuel resources. Hope springs eternal for the negotiation of a binding climate change treaty at the COP21 meeting to be held in Paris. President Obama traveled to the Florida Everglades to discuss the impact of climate …Read the Rest

CWRU Law School Exams

all available CWRU Law past exams (selected professors/exams only) — CWRU Law ID & password required  — Note that the Law Library does not maintain any print copies of old exams. Bob Berring’s podcast on taking law school exams (for 1Ls in particular) CALI’s panels (podcasts) (1,2,3) on exam taking CALI lesson (1.5 hours) Writing Better …Read the Rest

Exam Period Library Access, Spring 2015

Between Tuesday, April 21 and Friday, May 8, everyone must present a valid ID for library admittance. Visitors who are not law students may only enter the library to use specific library collections or consult with the reference librarians. During the exam period, reference hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. and …Read the Rest

Faculty Spotlight: Ethics

For those of you joining legal firms and departments, you may want to browse Professor Kevin McMunigal and co-author Professor Peter Joy’s regular “Ethics” column for the Criminal Justice Magazine, published by the Criminal Justice section of the ABA. Below find a list * of columns since 2011. ABA Approves Researching Jurors’ Public Presence on the Internet …Read the Rest

Google and EU Competition Law

The European Commission (EC) is asking Google to formally answer charges that the company is violating European competition (antitrust) law in allegedly favoring its Google shopping service among the results retrieved by European users of the Google search engine.Google holds about a 90% share of that search market. Potential fines could be over $6 billion, …Read the Rest