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Archive for July 20th, 2021


The Olympics Makes Law Librarians Think About Sports Law

With the start of the Olympics this week, many people will be turning their attention to sports. Check out our Sports and Entertainment Law Guide, which has been transferred to a new more user-friendly format. The Sports Law Guide can help you find major treatises, books, articles, cases, and current awareness sources for legal issues relating to professional and amateur sports and entertainment. The library offers over 40 research guides that can help you answer a quick question, find a book or journal article on a topic, or provide ideas for seminar papers and notes.

WCPN Consent Decree Conversation

image of black hands surrounding the word JusticeWCPN 90.3, part of Ideastream Public Media, recently aired its seventh “conversation” program on the 2015 Cleveland Consent Decree.  The 7/19/2021 Sound of Ideas program focused on implicit bias and racial profiling and how they relate to police training. Guests included Rick DeChant, Executive Director of the Cleveland Police Foundation; Charmin Leon, Commissioner for the Cleveland Community Police Commission; Brian Maxey, Deputy Monitor for the Cleveland Police Monitoring Team; David Lima, Civilian Police Review Board of Cleveland; Calvin Williams, Chief of the Cleveland Division of Police; and Ayesha Bell Hardaway, Associate Professor Law and Director of the Social Justice Law Center, Case Western Reserve University.  The podcast is available here.