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CSU C|M|LAW Dean Launches New 'Living Justice' Podcast

CSU C|M|LAW Dean Launches Leadership Podcast, ‘Living Justice. Living Leadership’ September 7Inaugural Guest is U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

CLEVELAND, Ohio (September 7, 2022) -- Lee Fisher, dean of the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, brings the unique leadership perspective he gained in his extensive career spanning the public, private and nonprofit sectors to a bi-weekly podcast, “Living Justice. Living Leadership.” The podcast launches September 7, 2022 with inaugural guest U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown. 

A description of the first season of episodes can be found on the podcast website.

Fisher served as the Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, the Attorney General of Ohio, an Ohio state legislator, a nonprofit president/CEO, and a law firm partner before becoming dean of the law school in 2016.

“I’ve been fortunate to have a career across multiple sectors, and equally fortunate that that I took away what I consider the most remarkable key to effecting positive change,” said Dean Fisher. “I realized that in nearly all circumstances, successful change comes when there is justice and when there is leadership.”

As host of the podcast, Fisher will interview a spectrum of guests who are leaders and advocates for justice, from current and former U.S. Senators, Governors, Attorneys General, Ohio Supreme Court Justices, CEOs, and lawyers to disrupters, changemakers, and innovators. Guests come from both sides of the aisle, but all have one thing in common – they are leaders and advocates for justice. 

“The mission of CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law’s is Learn Law. Live Justice. We teach our students not only to be great lawyers, but also to be great leaders who live justice every day,” said Dean Fisher. “Through our Living Leadership, Living Justice podcast we seek to inspire our listeners—whether they are lawyers or not — to do the same.

Living Justice. Living Leadership is available on all major podcast platforms.

About CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

For 125 years, CSU Cleveland-Marshall graduates have built a history that is strong in leadership and social justice, leading at the forefront of major social movements including women’s suffrage and civil rights. The current U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and three of Ohio’s seven Supreme Court Justices are Cleveland-Marshall graduates, including the Chief Justice. Of Ohio’s nine law schools, Cleveland-Marshall is consistently ranked as the top public law school in Northern Ohio. The school is an early leader in providing leadership education for law students, expanded academic degrees, and cutting-edge curriculum in emerging fields of law. Find more information at

About Cleveland State University

Founded in 1964, Cleveland State University is a public research institution that provides a dynamic setting for Engaged Learning. With nearly 16,000 students, 10 colleges and schools and more than 175 academic programs, CSU was again chosen for 2021 as one of America’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report, including the #1 public university in Ohio for social mobility. Find more information at

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