Briefing Room


The 2016 Presidential Election: Data, Polarization, or Personality?

The current presidential election cycle has already upended popular accounts on candidate selection, media effects, and the electoral importance of money and campaign infrastructure. Will this historic cycle contradict yet more conventional wisdom in its final 10 weeks? Join two of […]

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What are the Federalist Society and American Constitution Society?

Come learn about both the American Constitution Society and The Federalist Society in an informative and fun debate on Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 12:10 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium. Each group will present their mission and core ideals. Lunch will be provided.

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More than 100 businesses benefit from Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic


The Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at Moritz gives students the opportunity to hone their skills building attorney-client relationships, learning the ins and outs of different business models, spotting areas of potential liability, managing transactions, and more.

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Moot court teams bring home national championships from weekend competitions


Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last weekend from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.

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Berman stays at the forefront of criminal justice reform through innovation


It is an exciting time to be Professor Douglas A. Berman. He has written passionately about criminal justice reform for over a decade and the issue has finally made its way on to the agenda of both major political parties. […]

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Teaching Innovation Group builds on College’s commitment to teaching


In January 2015, Dean Alan C. Michaels created the Teaching Innovation Group, which aims to keep Moritz at the forefront of law school pedagogy by providing a constant stream of ideas and practices from which the teaching community may draw upon.

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All roads lead to the capital

OSU Law graduate Debra Dixon, at the base of the US Capitol in Washington, DC.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Growing up, Debra Dixon ’89 never specifically dreamed about having a career in the inner circle of Washington, D.C., politics. But two of her greatest passions—immigration issues and education policy— led her to the nation’s capital, where she now owns a consulting firm.

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Overseas experience


Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Lang ’89 talks about his current position as the resident legal advisory to the U.S. embassy in Dakar, Senegal.

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