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14th Annual Halloween Run for Justice, Sat., October 31, 2015

All walkers, runners and costume lovers, get ready for the 14th Annual Halloween Run for Justice-Cavs Spirit Edition at the Galleria at Erieview, 1301 E. 9th St., in downtown Cleveland!  The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is partnering with the Cavs to ramp up this spirited special event.  This year, “joining us will be the Cavs Scream Team, …Read the Rest

Louis Stokes, 1925-2015

Former Congressman Louis Stokes lay in state today at City Hall. Since his death last week, he has received tributes from President Obama, Mayor Jackson, George Forbes, and many others. President Obama said that Rep. Stokes was “passionate voice for those less fortunate” who “fought hard to expand access to quality healthcare in struggling communities …Read the Rest

Julian Bond, 1940-2015

President Obama called Julian Bond a hero and a friend, whose life mission of seeking justice and equality changed the country for the better. Representative John Lewis tweeted that Mr. Bond was “one of a kind” and one of his closest and dearest friends. The Southern Poverty Law Center announced that the country has lost a …Read the Rest

Summer Legal Academy

Thirteen students are attending the Eleventh Annual Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy from June 15-26, 2015 at CWRU. One of their assignments was to prepare brief biographies of icons of the law, ranging (chronologically) from the first African-American female lawyer, Charlotte E. Ray, to civil rights lawyer (and CWRU Law graduate) Fred Gray, to the first …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

NCAA’s March Madness

This is a post about some of the legal aspects related to the NCAA’s March Madness Division I basketball bracket — not to be confused with what CFO calls the NCAA’s profitability bracket, in which 123 of the Association’s teams “collectively earned $351 million on nearly $1 billion of revenue last year.” More teams (223) broke even or …Read the Rest