|Mike Wise ’88: Helping Iraq’s Transition to the Rule of Law
Mike Wise ’88 understands a lawyer’s obligations to give back. He obviously could have taken an easier route, but the 48-year-old Columbus attorney put his law practice on hold for a year to volunteer his services in Iraq.
As senior rule of law advisor, under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, one part of Wise’s mission is to observe Iraq’s first provincial elections, which are scheduled for early 2009.
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Linda Fisher ’82: Shaping America’s Policy
While working as a legislative aide for two congressmen in Washington, D.C., Linda Fisher ’82 got her first taste of environmental law. She had just received her undergraduate degree, and she knew it was an area that she enjoyed. But, she admits, it was not a field in which she intended to center her entire career.
But after more than a decade at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and several years in the private sector, Fisher has garnered an impressive amount of experience helping to change behaviors that could damage the environment. (Read More)
|Moritz Symposiums Scheduled!
The Future of ADR: Incorporating Dispute Resolution Into Society
Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution symposium
For more info, visit moritzlaw.osu.edu/jdr
The Credit Crash of 2008: A Crash in Confidence?
Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal symposium
For more information, visit moritzlaw.osu.edu/eblj/
Mashup/Remix Conference 2009
I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society symposium
For more information, visit http://www.is-journal.org/symposia.php
2008-09 Schwartz Lecture
Never Say No: The Law, Economics and Psychology of Counteroffers
For more information, visit moritzlaw.osu.edu/programs/adr/schwartz.php
April 30-May 1
Reinventing Juvenile Law: A New Construct for Practice and Policy
Justice for Children Project symposium
For more information, visit moritzlaw.osu.edu/jfc
|Student Profile: Washington, D.C., Program Success
3L Yasmin Johnson came into law school with a clear idea that she wanted to end up working for the federal government in Washington, D.C. So when it came time to decide what she wanted to do during the summer after her 1L year, Moritz’s Washington, D.C., Summer Program was an obvious choice.
She knew where she wanted to go, but was uncertain on how to go about getting there. “Professor Swire helps you find an internship,” she said. “The good thing about the program is that it is individually tailored.” (Read More)
|Moritz 'On the Record'
|Ever pick up the Sunday paper and read a quote by one of your former professors? Check out where Moritz professors were mentioned in the last month. (Read more)
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