Briefing Room
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Foley writes op-ed in New York Times for Election Day

Prof. Edward B. Foley, director of Election Law @ Moritz, co-authored an op-ed in The New York Times on the safety net of provisional voting.

“Provisional ballots can work to prevent disenfranchisement by an invalid state law,” he and Joshua A. Douglas argue.

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Events

Professor Mark Godsey ’93 to Speak on the Ohio Innocence Project

Mark Godsey ’93 of the Ohio Innocence Project along with two exonerees of the program, one of whom is from Columbus, will present a discussion about the project on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 12:10 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium, followed by [...]

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Speaker Series Keynote: Chief Judge Jamie Baker

James E. Baker, in his final year as Chief Judge of the nation’s highest military court, will visit The Ohio State University on Nov. 14 to reflect on the importance of ethical courage and leadership for all professionals.

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Students

Moritz 3Ls Serve As Legal Writing Fellows

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In the fall, LL.M. students take LL.M. Legal Writing, a course designed to provide them with a strong foundation in U.S. legal writing. This year, Moritz pioneered a new model for the program adding five 3L legal writing fellows to serve as resources for the LL.M. students.

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3L Prosecution Clinic Team Wins Assault Case

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3Ls Jahan S. Karamali and Kyle Sommerville, students in the Moritz Criminal Prosecution Clinic, won a guilty verdict in an assault case they tried in Delaware County last month – the first trial they had ever handled from start to finish.

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Faculty

Davies is Recipient of 2015 YWCA Women of Achievement Award

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Sharon L. Davies, Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, is the recipient of a 2015 YWCA Women of Achievement Award, which was established three decades ago to honor female leaders in central Ohio.

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Video: On the Record with Professor Ric Simmons

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Professor Ric Simmons sits down to answer questions about his academic work, his legal heroes, and the best advice he has for first year law students.

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Alumni

Nevada State Senator Chosen as New Senate Minority Leader

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Alumnus and Nev. State Senator Aaron Ford ’01 was recently elected senate minority leader of the Nevada Senate for the 2015 legislative session.

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Election Day Brings Victories for Many Moritz Alumni

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Alumni from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law hit the campaign trial this fall for a number of elected positions ranging from governor of Nevada to Ohio Supreme Court justice.

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