Briefing Room

Reflections on the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration

On Monday, Feb. 6, at 4 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium, a faculty panel discussed the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Dean Alan C. Michaels  moderated and Professors David S. Bloomfield, Ruth Colker, Mohamed Helal, and Peter Shane spoke. To listen […]

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Events

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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Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals to hear oral arguments at The Ohio State University

The Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case of United States v. Cox at the Moritz College of Law on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at 4 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium.

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Students

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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Justice for Children Clinic earns asylum for client

Cooperation flags

After two years of tireless and dedicated work, the Justice for Children Clinic has learned that one of its clients was granted asylum—a remarkable triumph. The clinic’s efforts on the case were led by a team of students under the guidance of Professor Kimberly Jordan.

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Faculty

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 loss of Emeritus Professor Sorensen

Philip C. Sorensen

Philip C. Sorensen, professor emeritus at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12. He was 83. Sorensen joined the faculty at Ohio State in 1973 where he taught until his retirement in 1995.

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Alumni

Alumna helps clients navigate legal issues in the workplace

Brigid Heid ’90, a partner with the Columbus-based firm Eastman & Smith Ltd., uses her legal skills and knowledge to help businesses of all sizes with employment laws and regulations, as well as with protecting their intellectual property and confidential information.

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A passion for negotiation, business led one alumnus to start his own firm

A desire to pursue a career in politics may have been what brought Kwame Christian ’13 to law school, but it was the discovery of his passion for negotiation that led him to a career today as the founder of The Christian Law Office LLC and the American Negotiation Institute.

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