Briefing Room

Events

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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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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Students

2L gains greater understanding of Department of Homeland Security through Washington, D.C., Summer Program

Michelle Esparza

2L Michelle Esparza had the opportunity to learn more about how the Department of Homeland Security operates on a national level through the Moritz College of Law’s Washington, D.C., Summer Program.

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2L finds law school opens new doors of opportunity for making an impact

Ayesha Cotton

For 2L Ayesha Cotton, a first generation undergraduate and law school student, a legal education at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law means a chance to find her voice in the legal profession.

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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

Alumna uses legal skills to guide foundation that helps find loving homes for foster children

Melinda Haggerty

As senior vice president and general counsel of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Melinda Haggerty ’10 plays a vital role in helping the organization achieve its mission of finding adoptive homes for children in foster care.

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Alumna leads northeast Ohio city as law director

Amber Zibritosky

When Amber Zibritosky ’10 first pictured what a career in public service would look like, running for an elected position in a town of 35,000 people wasn’t quite what she had imagined. Now as law director of the city of Stow, she said the experience has been a rewarding one.

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