CSU Cleveland-Marshall graduates have a history that is strong in social justice, leading at the forefront of major social movements including women’s suffrage and civil rights. We honor our past, and we recognize the profound responsibility to teach and use law as tool for justice.Today, C|M|LAW students gain real world experience in our clinics, work on legal issues and advocate for reform through our innovative pop-up practicums, and volunteer in our Pro Bono program.
As a downtown public law school, CSU C|M|LAW has aa strong connection to the community that inspires civic responsibility. Each Year at Commencement, the Dean’s Learn Law. Live Justice. Award is given to a student who has not only been successful in academics, but who also has demonstrated a commitment to service and who shows promise for embracing their law degree as a force for good.