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Bar Association Gives Top Ethics, Professionalism Award

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May 31, 2017
Civil rights lawyer and CNN legal analyst Avery Friedman will receive the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 2017 William K. Thomas Award at its annual meeting June 2 at Public Auditorium...

Fair Housing Laws Enacted After MLK Assassination Promises a Bias-Free Housing Market

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Apr 4, 2017
CLEVELAND — Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered today. Forty nine years ago today. The assassination triggered riots throughout the country and Congress, frankly, had no idea how to deal with it. One...

Ursuline College Celebrates Social Justice

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Nov 17, 2011
Ursuline College celebrates Social Justice featuring Avery Friedman, CNN Legal Analyst and Ursuline College Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law. Ursuline College has created The Avery Friedman Human Rights Scholarship for students in...

Gay Cuyahoga County Worker Wins Federal Court Ruling

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Apr 26, 2011
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A federal judge ruled Monday that a gay Cuyahoga County worker can claim constitutional protection in her job discrimination lawsuit against the county. The ruling involves Shari...

Civil Rights Hall Of Fame Inducts Rights Crusader

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Jul 31, 2010
Avery Friedman, known as the “Peoples’ Lawyer,” has dedicated his life to promoting civil rights and advocating for the underdog through the fierce litigation of a multitude of civil rights...