Briefing Room
Columbus City Prosecutor Bill Hedrick

Alumnus named chief city prosecutor after years of dedicated service to Columbus

After more than 20 years of service at the Columbus City Attorney’s Office, Bill Hedrick ‘96 has been asked to serve as chief prosecutor. It is a nod to Hedrick’s outstanding work over the years helping to find solutions to everyday problems faced by the city’s residents.

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Events

The Penalty

A new documentary following three people’s experiences with the death penalty features Assistant Federal Public Defender Allen Bohnert ’06, as he represents a client sentenced to death. The film will screen at the Moritz College of Law on Monday, Jan. 29.

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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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Students

Moot court team takes second at Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championships

Congratulations to 3Ls John Bullock, Audry Klossner, and Lydia Bolander Reback who took second place at the Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court National Championships in January.

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Alumnus establishes scholarship to honor father’s legacy

The Moritz College of Law is pleased to announce the creation of the George N. Corey Family Scholarship fund.

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Faculty

College mourns loss of former Dean Meeks

James Meeks

Professor Emeritus James E. Meeks, former dean and Jacob E. Davis Professor of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, passed away on October 26, 2017. He was 78.

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Ohio State Establishes Drug Enforcement and Policy Center with Support from Charles Koch Foundation

Drinko Hall

The interdisciplinary center will study societal impacts of the ‘war on drugs.’

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Alumni

Greif Fellowship allows alumna to pursue dream of helping victims of human trafficking

Rachel Tallmadge

An interest in the Greif Fellowship in Juvenile Human Trafficking initially led Rachel Tallmadge ’17 to apply to the Moritz College of Law. Now as the Greif Fellow, she provides legal representation to juvenile victims in Ohio.

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To succeed in public defense, ‘compassion is everything’ says alumna

Ryan Ragland

Although Ryan Ragland ’15, felony trial counsel at the Hamilton County Public Defender’s Office, originally considered becoming a prosecutor after graduation, the last two years working in defense have been more rewarding than she could have ever imagined.

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