The Observer

Disgraced law school dean will not return to campus

Mitchell leaves to pursue “other professional opportunities”
Mike McKenna, Executive Editor August 20, 2015

The Lawrence Mitchell era at Case Western Reserve University is officially over. According to Provost W.A. “Bud” Baeslack, Mitchell, the former dean of the School of Law who has been on leave since...

USG representatives call for termination of disgraced former dean

Goldberg, Mahadevan ask for removal of Lawrence Mitchell from university faculty
Mike McKenna, Executive Editor April 23, 2015

Going into Tuesday’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) general body meeting, junior Barry Goldberg felt fairly confident that his resolution, co-sponsored by junior Krishna Mahadevan, would pass....

In July, CWRU purchased the above house from its former law school dean.

A land purchase CWRU would like to forget

University pays $575,000 for disgraced dean’s house
Mike McKenna, Director of Print February 5, 2015

One of Case Western Reserve University’s newest buildings isn’t on campus. There are no classrooms, lab space or conference rooms, but it is equipped with the following: granite counter tops, a landscaped...

Dean Mitchell steps down from School of Law position amid retaliation lawsuit

Mike McKenna, News Editor March 4, 2014

This is a developing story, and will continued to be updated as details become available –Kyle Patterson, Director of Web & Multimedia According to a university press release, School of Law Dean...

Law school: Ku’s attorneys respond to Mitchell’s motion

Tyler Hoffman, Sheehan Hannan, and Mike McKenna November 22, 2013

On Nov. 14, attorneys for Raymond Ku, professor at Case Western Reserve’s School of Law, landed fresh blows in the legal brawl between Ku, CWRU School of Law Dean Lawrence Mitchell and the university....

Mitchell’s attorneys request striking of ‘scandalous’ material from Ku’s retaliation suit

Mitchell’s attorneys request striking of ‘scandalous’ material from Ku’s retaliation suit

Former special assistant to Mitchell outlines “pattern of unprofessional behavior”
Tyler Hoffman, Sheehan Hannan, and Mike McKenna November 15, 2013

The Case Western Reserve University School of Law is in the throes of controversy. In a suit filed in Cuyahoga County Court, Professor Raymond Ku accused Dean Lawrence Mitchell and Case Western Reserve...

Law School Dean to Take Temporary Leave

President Snyder and Provost Baeslack Implicated in Amended Allegations
Tyler Hoffman, Sheehan Hannan, and Mike McKenna November 8, 2013

Following allegations of retaliatory conduct, outlined in a lawsuit filed against him and Case Western Reserve University, Law School Dean Lawrence E. Mitchell announced that he will take a temporary leave...

CWRU professor sues law school dean, university

Faculty member claims he experienced retaliation upon reporting sexual harrassment
Tyler Hoffman, Sheehan Hannan, and Mike McKenna November 4, 2013

Lawrence E. Mitchell, dean of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, is a scholar of the legal system from which he now must defend himself. Mitchell and Case Western Reserve are the defendants...

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