Briefing Room
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Lawrence Lecture to focus on peacemaking in America

In a time when race relations are again making national headlines, Director of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service Grande H. Lum will present a talk on the importance of conflict resolution and the conciliation needs of communities throughout the nation. Lum will present the 2014 Lawrence Negotiation Lecture in the Saxbe Auditorium on Sept. 30 at noon.

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Events

Patentable subject matter, non-patent innovation incentives, with Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

The Law, Finance and Governance program is hosting a talk on “Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives” on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:10 – 1:30 p.m. in Room 314. Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, assistant professor at Stanford Law School, will address [...]

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Former State Department official to speak on rise of China

Thomas  Christensen, the William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War at Princeton University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, on “The Challenge of China’s Rise” at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 [...]

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Students

2L gains real world immigration law experience with D.C. program

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An interest in immigration law wasn’t something 2L Alex Holtzman simply stumbled upon when he entered law school. The son of an immigrant, Holtzman worked for several community-based organizations, both Ohio and in his home state of Michigan, before heading to D.C. this summer.

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Summer internship puts 1L’s legal writing skills to the test

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Mandi Grandjean ’16 worked as a legal intern at the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office this summer, where she spent her days researching and writing motions on behalf of the state of Ohio.

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Faculty

Kaminski writes for New York Daily News

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Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski wrote an op-ed for New York Daily News on why the Supreme Court has consistently protected anonymous speech.

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Colker appointed as disability expert on consent decree between U.S. Dept. of Justice and Law School Admissions Council

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Ruth Colker was appointed to serve as a disability expert on the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Law School Admissions Council. She is tasked with helping them develop “best practices” for administering the LSAT.

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Alumni

Alumnus hits high notes with entertainment, IP practice

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Leon Bass ’98 was hopeful he was headed for a career as a musician while playing in a band in college, but when things didn’t go as planned, he decided to find a new way to appreciate his passion for music.

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National Guardsman makes a difference as Chicago prosecutor

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As both a prosecutor in the city of Chicago and a Judge Advocate General in the military, Shariq Kathawala ’08 is using education from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to serve a larger community. Balancing the two careers can difficult at times, but Kathawala has always felt the need to give back.

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