February 2010

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’07 Grad Helps Start Nonprofit to Benefit Bolivian Village

When Huda Ahmed ’07 went on to Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business to earn her MBA after graduating from Moritz, she wasn’t sure what to expect. She also didn’t know where a Fisher elective course, Microfinance, would take her. As part of the class, Ahmed and her classmates visited Bolivia to learn and offer consulting. The trip opened her eyes to a world of opportunities. ››Read more

Lisa Han '92

Lisa Han explains why she enjoys her health law practice, how her plans have changed since graduating law school, and her 2010 resolution. ››Watch video

Law School News

Dean's Desk: Assoc. Dean Donald Tobin

Donald Tobin

Faculty Making a Difference

You already know how terrific our faculty are in the classroom, and they continue to engage students in the process of learning how to think like lawyers. This process, however, is far more complicated than it used to be. Although the use of the Socratic Method continues, the faculty ... ››Read More

Ray '73 Highlighted in Magazine

Super Lawyers published a four-page feature about alumnus and Moritz adjunct professor, Frank Ray '73. Ray, a partner in the Columbus office of Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, has taught at Moritz since 2003. The story states: "So, right out of the box, OSU students get a competitive edge — the Frank Ray way." ››Read story

Two Moritz Symposiums This Month

The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution is hosting “Codifying Mediation 2.0.” Learn more and register at this link. I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society is presenting the 2010 Symposium on Youth and Social Media. Learn more and register for free.
   
Multimedia

Pictures from the Washington, D.C., Alumni Event

Moritz alumni in the Washington, D.C., area met at Gordon Biersch on Jan. 21. ››View photos

Lisa Han '92

Lisa Han '92 explains why she enjoys her health law practice, how her plans have changed since graduating law school, and her 2010 resolution. ››Watch video
Week in Pictures

Week in Pictures

View photos taken recently from around the Moritz College of Law ››View Photos
   
Dicta

5-Minute Classroom: 2009 Legal Blog Lists

The ABA Journal's annual list of the 100 best web sites by lawyers, for lawyers, has been released. The list is divided into the following catagories: News, Legal Theory, Careers, Criminal Justice, Lighter Fare, Practice Specific, IMHO (in my humble opinion), Legal Tech, Business of Law, and Geo (geographic specific).

University of Cincinnati law professor Paul Caron has released his 2009 Law Prof Blog Rankings, which are based on the traffic (page views and visitors) of blogs edited by law professors. Moritz professor Doug Berman's Sentencing Law and Policy blog appears on both blog lists. ››More From Opinio Juris Newsletter

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. For the most recent appearances, visit the Faculty in the News page.
RSVP

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution Symposium

Feb. 5, 2010
Codifying Mediation 2.0 ››Read more

Youth & Social Media

I/S Journal Symposium
Feb. 12, 2010 ››Read more
 
Alumni News

LeRoy Pernell ’74 was featured in a January ABA Journal story entitled “Saving the School.” The story details the success of Pernell, the dean of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Law School, in achieving the once-challenged school full ABA accreditation. Pernell joined FAMU after spending 10 years as dean of the Northern Illinois University College of Law.

Joseph A. Nigh ’04 was named a partner in the Columbus office of Tyack, Blackmore, & Liston Co. LPA. Nigh was also named a "Rising Star" in the 2010 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers.

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Did You Know

Supreme Citation

At p.34 of his dissent in the recent landmark campaign finance ruling, Justice Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court cited Prof. Dan Tokaji's article. Read the opinion.
 
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