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Education Law Assoc at Cleveland-Marshall Coll of Law

1801 Euclid Avenue

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Famed First Amendment advocate Mary Beth Tinker to present in Cleveland Friday, November 9 “Black armband” war-protester student of the 1960s will be featured speaker at Education Law Association’s 64th Annual Conference special event at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

as we near the 50th anniversary of that famous First Amendment ruling, you will have a chance to hear Mary Beth Tinker in person at a special session starting at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s Moot Court Room, 1801 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland.

Following Tinker's presentation, she will participate in a panel discussion to include an attorney & First Amendment scholar, and a public school administrator to shed light on the legal and practical implications of actions by students and schools:

  • Kevin F. O’Neill, J.D., Moderator; Associate Professor, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, OH
  • Christopher Gilbert, J.D., Panelist; Founding Partner, Thompson & Horton LLP, Houston, TX
  • Jennifer Mezzina, Ed.D., Panelist; Assistant Principal, Northern Valley Regional High School, NJ

The event is open to the public at no charge and will be followed by a silent auction and reception, and donations to ELA (a 501-c-3) are greatly appreciated. Ohio attorneys will receive 2.25 CLE credits.

For more information on attending the entire conference (CLE credits are available in many states), which will otherwise be held at the Marriott at Key Center, I invite you to visit our website at educationlaw.org.

Sponsors include Thompson & Horton, LLP of Houston, the Ohio ACLU, and The City Club of Cleveland

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