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Events

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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Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals to hear oral arguments at The Ohio State University

The Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals will hear oral arguments in the case of United States v. Cox at the Moritz College of Law on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at 4 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium.

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Students

Evidence Moot Court team wins competition

prince moot court team moritz

The Moritz Evidence Moot Court team brought home the first place trophy from the Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition.

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Moritz Federalist Society named National Student Chapter of the Year

Moritz Federalist Society Chapter Award

The Moritz College of Law Federalist Society Student Chapter was awarded the 2016-2017 James Madison Award for Student Chapter of the Year at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies’ national student symposium earlier this month.

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Faculty

Spindelman testifies before Ohio House

Professor Marc Spindelman appeared before the Ohio House of Representatives Community and Family Advancement Committee to give interested party testimony on the constitutionality of House Bill 36—referred to by some as the “Pastor Protection Act.”

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College mourns loss of Emeritus Professor Sorensen

Philip C. Sorensen

Philip C. Sorensen, professor emeritus at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 12. He was 83. Sorensen joined the faculty at Ohio State in 1973 where he taught until his retirement in 1995.

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Alumni

Dr. Gregory Vincent ’87 named president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Dr. Gregory Vincent

Dr. Gregory Vincent ’87, a national expert on civil rights, social justice, and campus culture, has been named the 27th President of Hobart College and the 16th of William Smith College.

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Alumna helps clients navigate legal issues in the workplace

Brigid Heid ’90, a partner with the Columbus-based firm Eastman & Smith Ltd., uses her legal skills and knowledge to help businesses of all sizes with employment laws and regulations, as well as with protecting their intellectual property and confidential information.

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