Briefing Room
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College mourns loss of former Dean Beytagh

Francis X. (“Frank”) Beytagh, dean of the College of Law from 1985-1993, died on February 21 at the age of 80. Dean Beytagh was an outstanding leader, a nationally recognized scholar in his field of Constitutional law, and a dedicated teacher, a role he continued at the College until he took emeritus status in 1997.

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Events

“How I Wrote on”- OSLJ and JDR

Do you want to know how to succeed in the write-on competition? On Wednesday, April 20, at noon in Saxbe Auditorium representatives from OSLJ and JDR will explain the bluebooking assignment, requirements for the paper, and the necessary deadlines. A panel of current […]

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U.S. House Democratic Leader Pelosi makes visit to campus

U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be speaking at The Ohio State University on Friday, April 22, from 1:30 -2:30 p.m.  This Congressional Conversations event will be held in the Saxbe Auditorium. Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the House of […]

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Students

Moot court teams bring home national championships from weekend competitions

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Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last weekend from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.

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2L looks to use J.D., M.B.A to help others

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Working as an IT consultant, 2L Natalie Salazar enjoyed the fast-paced nature of her job, but felt like something was missing. So, five years after graduating from Ohio State with a degree in accounting, she decided to go back to school to pursue her J.D. and M.B.A.

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Faculty

College mourns loss of Emeritus Professor Halpern

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Sheldon W. Halpern, professor emeritus, died on Feb. 26 at the age of 80. He taught courses in copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, and contracts.

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Deason wins university teaching award

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Ellen Deason
Moritz College of Law
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Professor Ellen E. Deason received the university’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching in a surprise ceremony during her International Business Arbitration class today. The award recognizes teaching excellence, and faculty are nominated by students, other faculty, and alumni.

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Alumni

Alumna uses international experience as in-house counsel for pump manufacturer

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Brigette Burnell ’02 found a role that suited her varied background and aligned her professional and personal goals as general counsel and corporate secretary for The Gorman-Rupp Company.

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Alumna enjoys vibrant, complex career in energy

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Kyra Fleming ’92 envisioned changes in the energy markets would create opportunities in an industry with a long history of stability. Two decades later as vice president and general counsel of DTE Energy, Fleming sees first-hand how vibrant and complex the industry is today.

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