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Foreign Graduate Seminar (LLMs) (brief course guide)

Foreign Graduate Seminar

In Foreign Graduate Seminar class, you learn about American legal education; American government, courts, and culture; various common law subjects; and professional responsibility

Professor Lauren Tuttle


Professor Tuttle is Assistant Public Defender at the Office of the Lake County Public Defender.

She has coached Mock Trial at Case Western Reserve University.

Professor Lewis R. Katz


A specialist in criminal law whose primary interest is the Fourth Amendment, Lewis Katz was called an "expert in criminal law" by the New York Times. His books and articles have been cited in more than 400 cases and legal articles by numerous courts including the United States Supreme Court. He is the author of The Justice Imperative (1980), Know Your Rights (1993), and Ohio Arrest Search and Seizure (2005), and co-author of six other books: Justice Is the Crime (1972), New York Suppression Manual (1992), Ohio Felony Sentencing Law (2004), Ohio Criminal Justice (2005), Questions & Answers: Criminal Procedures (2003), and Baldwin's Ohio Practice: Criminal Law (2003). A longtime member of our faculty (since 1966), he teaches both Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure and directs the Graduate Program for Foreign Students in U.S. Legal Studies.


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Professor Jack Turner


Jack Turner came to the law school’s LL.M. program with an extensive background in the Cleveland legal community. He has worked as an associate for one of Cleveland’s top law firms and has had experience working for a small boutique firm. He has also served as a staff attorney for a Common Pleas Judge in Cuyahoga County. While at law school, Jack was an articles editor for the Case Western Reserve Law Review. He now teaches U.S. Legal Writing and Research to foreign lawyers in the LL.M. program and Professional Responsibility for LL.M. students. He also directs the Summer Language and Law Institute for incoming LL.M. students and foreign legal professionals interested in a summer course in legal English and an introduction to the basics of the U.S. legal system.


Professor Katz’s and Turner's Library Liaison: Andrew Dorchak

Andrew Dorchak

Andy Dorchak coordinates the services of the reference department team, which helps patrons use the library’s resources more effectively and efficiently. Reference librarians offer personalized assistance to law faculty and students in the form of liaison relationships or personalized research consultations. He also specializes in foreign and international legal research and support of the Journal of International Law and Canada-United States Law Journal.