Friday
Apr012011

CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER: "A big-screen day in court for city's foreclosure crisis"

The Plain Dealer runs a front-page story on the showing of Cleveland vs. Wall Street at the Cleveland International Film Festival.  The article includes Josh Cohen's recollection of how the movie came to be produced and his experience during the shoot.

Monday
Mar142011

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS: "Cleveland's stalled foreclosure lawsuit plays out at film festival"

Crain's Cleveland Business reports on the scheduled showing of Cleveland vs. Wall Street at the Cleveland Film Festival and provides an update on the actual lawsuit that CRK is handling for the City of Cleveland concerning the subprime foreclosure crisis. In the article, Josh Cohen says that he is "not giving up my day job" after appearing in the movie.

Saturday
Mar122011

Cleveland vs. Wall Street wins Swiss Oscar

Cleveland vs. Wall Street received the 2011 Swiss Academy Award for best documentary. The movie stages a simulated trial in the lawsuit that CRK filed on behalf of the City of Cleveland against multiple Wall Street firms over the subprime foreclosure crisis.

Thursday
Feb102011

MAKING IT HAPPEN: These guys bowl?  

Jim Rosenthal organized the first (annual?) evening of bowling, food and good cheer at the Corner Alley for the Yale Alumni Association of Cleveland.

Tuesday
Jan252011

AT THE PODIUM: "The Impact of Twombly and Iqbal: What, If Anything, Has Changed."

The evening’s program at the Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court was about the landmark cases of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007) and Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. ___, 129 S. Ct. 1937 (2009).  The program was headed by Mark Phillips and included Judge Christopher Boyko, Judge Melody Stewart, Anna Raske, Sean Lavin and Jim Rosenthal, who presented the “plaintiff’s perspective” on these game-changing decisions.