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Ursuline College Legal Studies Program and Cleveland Association of Paralegals to Host Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French

headshotUrsuline College’s Legal Studies Program and the Cleveland Association of Paralegals welcome Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith French to Ursuline’s Campus Thursday, February 13. French will talk with the College’s students and community about her professional experience in the field of law.

“The Legal Studies Program is thrilled to partner with the Cleveland Association of Paralegals to bring Justice French to campus. Her dedication to public service is an incredible inspiration to the students. We are honored that she has chosen to speak with the Ursuline College legal community to share her experience in the judiciary,” said Anne Murphy Brown, J.D., Director of the Legal Studies Program at Ursuline College.

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Are men really needed at all?

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By Avery Friedman, CNN Legal Analyst and Ursuline College Distinguished Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law

For a guy who has spent time at nearly three dozen universities, I can tell you there’s no place like Ursuline. Maybe it’s the nurturing quality of seemingly everybody here. Maybe it’s Sister Diana who personifies the school. Maybe it’s something in the water. I don’t know. More people hug around Ursuline than at any university or college I’ve ever been to or lectured at.

Maureen Dowd, whose writing I adore, recently spent time with Professor David Page who’s an evolutionary biologist at M.I.T. Page teaches a class called “Are Males Really Necessary?”

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Avoiding the Misdemeanor

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By Avery Friedman, CNN Legal Analyst and Ursuline College Distinguished Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law

Why do men do these things? The fact that our nation outlawed sexual harassment in the workplace nearly fifty years ago is hardly breaking news. Getting the job. Working on the job. I just want to say to the guys, knock it off already! There’s absolutely no place in the workplace where demeaning behavior is permitted which makes getting work or staying on the job harder.

Maybe it’s generational. Bob Filner, the 71-year-old former mayor of San Diego, entered pleas late last year because of his unwanted hands-on style with women of all ages who worked under him.

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