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Category: Law School Events

Sam Sheppard Murder Trials

This summer, students at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy worked on legal issues “ripped from the headlines” — the July 4, 1954 headlines regarding the murder of Marilyn Reese Sheppard. Dr. Sam Sheppard, her husband, was convicted of second-degree murder on Dec. 21, 1954. In the first of his many high-profile cases, attorney …Read the Rest

Wayne Wheeler and Prohibition: Event Today

On March 12, 2013, a New York State judge ruled in favor of the soft drink industry by temporarily halting attempts by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s to ban the sale of large amounts of soda (or pop as it is called in some regions of the country) from being sold at venues throughout …Read the Rest

Speakers for Program, “Crusader for the 18th Amendment”

Please plan to attend the Judge Ben C. Green Law Library program, Crusader for the 18th Amendment: Wayne B. Wheeler, Temperance and the Volstead Act, on Wednesday, April 3rd from 4pm–5:30pm in the Moot Court Room (A59). Our speakers will discuss the Temperance movement and its transition in Ohio from a female-led effort for moral …Read the Rest

Wayne Wheeler, “Dry Boss,” and Prohibition Power Politics

This post relates to the CLE-eligible program, Wayne Wheeler and the Volstead Act, in Room A59 from 4:00 to 5:30 on April 3rd. Information and an RSVP form are linked here. Wayne Bidwell Wheeler, the subject of the library’s April 3 lecture program, just may be our must famous alumnus that you never heard of. …Read the Rest

New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review uniquely well-suited to viewing on tablet and portable e-reading devices. Stop by the library’s circulation …Read the Rest

Welcome Reception Tomorrow

The law library’s annual welcome reception especially for the 1Ls, LLM students, and other new arrivals is tomorrow, Thursday Sept. 13. Join us for snacks and beverages, from 3:00 to 4:30. The reception will occupy the first floor of the law library. You will have the opportunity to meet the law library staff, and visit …Read the Rest