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Davies named Vice Provost

Professor Sharon Davies has been named Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for the university. “In a nation of increasing diversity, higher education institutions play a critical role in preparing students to be culturally competent contributors to their future professions and workplaces, and civically engaged members of their communities,” she said.

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Events

The Continuities Between Immigrant Detention and Mass Incarceration

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On Monday, March 30, at noon in Saxbe Auditorium a panel of distinguished legal experts will engage in a roundtable discussion on immigration detention.

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The Future of Internet Regulation

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Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will present the opening policy keynote at the upcoming I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society symposium on March 27.

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Students

Senator John Glenn to 1L students: “There’s hope for this country yet as long as there are people like you.”

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On Tuesday, March 25, Senator John Glenn surprised an informal group of 13 first-year law students who have expressed interest in one day possibly working in politics and government, regaling them with a condensed version of his life story, interspersed with nuggets of hard-won wisdom and advice.

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2L’s photography to be exhibited in upcoming installation at Columbus Museum of Art

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On Feb. 6 a new exhibit will open at the Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with the #JJ Instagram Community, entitled #MobilePhotoNow. The collection features the work of 240 mobile photographers from 40 different countries around the globe, including that of 2L Scott Surovjak.

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Faculty

Shane writes op-ed for American Constitution Society blog

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Peter M. Shane wrote an opinion piece for the American Constitution Society’s blog on U.S. District Court Judge Andrew Hanen and the legality of deferred action.

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Berman co-authors white paper that recommends raising tobacco sales age

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Professor Micah Berman is making headlines after co-authoring a white paper that recommends raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes in Ohio to 21.

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Alumni

Hemmeter becomes Delaware County’s first female trial-court judge

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Marianne Hemmeter ’97 became Delaware County’s first female trial-court judge last month when Ohio Gov. John Kasich appointed her to the Municipal Court bench.

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Stautberg appointed to court of appeals

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Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich has appointed Peter J. Stautberg ‘93 to serve on the First District Court of Appeals.

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