Briefing Room
Lynda Seelie

College mourns loss of clinic staff member

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law community will gather on Thursday, May 18, to remember Lynda Seelie—office manager of clinical programs at Moritz—who passed away on Tuesday, May 2. She was 55.

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2017 Hooding Ceremony

Moritz College of Law Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Hooding is Friday, May 12. Please click for more information, including how to watch the live-stream. #MoritzGrads17

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Diversity Week 2017 kicks off Jan. 30 with series of inspiring events, speakers

Diversity Week 2017, presented by the Student Bar Association (SBA), kicks off on Monday, Jan. 30, with a variety of engaging events, panels, and speakers.

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Evidence Moot Court team wins competition

prince moot court team moritz

The Moritz Evidence Moot Court team brought home the first place trophy from the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition.

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Moritz Federalist Society named National Student Chapter of the Year

Moritz Federalist Society Chapter Award

The Moritz College of Law Federalist Society Student Chapter was awarded the 2016-2017 James Madison Award for Student Chapter of the Year at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies’ national student symposium earlier this month.

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Beazley wins national award for legal writing

Mary Beth Beazley

Professor Mary Beth Beazley, a pioneer in the field of legal writing, is a recent recipient of the prestigious Marjorie Rombauer Award. The honor is granted on behalf of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

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Spindelman testifies before Ohio House

Professor Marc Spindelman appeared before the Ohio House of Representatives Community and Family Advancement Committee to give interested party testimony on the constitutionality of House Bill 36—referred to by some as the “Pastor Protection Act.”

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College mourns passing of alumnus Frank Ellis Bazler ’53

Frank and Ginni Bazler

Frank Ellis Bazler ’53 passed away on May 12, 2017. He was 87. A loving husband, community leader, and passionate supporter of The Ohio State University, he is survived by his wife of 62 years, Virginia “Ginni” (Hutchison) Bazler, and many other loved relatives.

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Jack Thomas ’82 uses skills learned in law school as Emmy Award-winning writer, executive producer

Jack Thomas

Jack Thomas ’82, an Emmy Award-winning writer and executive producer for DreamWorks Animation, talks about how the skills he learned in law school have helped shape his work in television.

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