News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.

Archive for July, 2020


More Than I’m Just a Bill

I’m Just a Bill — the now classic 1976 segment from Schoolhouse Rock! – has been teaching kids (and adults) the basics of the legislative process for years. If you’re in need of a little more in-depth coverage of the topic, but still like the video format, have a look at this series of legislative process videos from the Law Library of Congress available through Congress.gov. The nine videos cover everything from the introduction of a bill through Presidents actions. Each individual video is no longer than about five minutes.

Ohio Supreme Court Postpones Bar Exam

The Ohio Supreme Court has postponed the Ohio Bar Exam.  The exam had already been postponed to September 10-11 and will now take place October 5-6.  The October exam will be administered remotely.

What Kind of Computer for Law School?

Wondering what kind of computer you will need for law school? Your laptop must meet the requirements for software used by our school, Exam 4. For more information about Exam 4, go to Exams on Computer FAQ.

Discounts for computers are available via Cleveland State University. Also note that students can install a free copy of Microsoft Office on up to five computers.

American Health Law Association’s Coronavirus Pandemic Hub

The American Health Law Association (AHLA) is a professional legal organization for attorneys who practice in the area of health law. The organization was formed by the merger of the National Health Lawyers Association and the American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys. AHLA has over 13,000 members who practice in law and consulting firms—academic, in-house, and in a variety of public sector work settings.

AHLA has created a Coronavirus Pandemic Hub that includes information to help members and the public stay up to date on new developments on the coronavirus pandemic, with a specific focus on resources developed by AHLA for the health law community. Available are information/news documents, videos, podcasts, analyses, checklists, webinars, and links to pandemic-related websites and documents.

Professor Kalir Discusses Supreme Court Term on WURD Radio Philadelphia

Clinical Professor of Law Doron Kalir was recently interviewed by Charles Ellison on WURD Radio Philadelphia on the recent Supreme Court Term. The conversation spanned various issues from Justice Ginsburg’s current health condition to Chief Justice Roberts’ move to the Court’s center, and from DACA, abortion rights, and LGBTQ’s recent opinions to the significance of federal judicial nominations. This has been Professor Kalir’s fourth appearance on the show.