Briefing Room

3L Reflections: Five recent grads take a look back, share their law school journeys

In the fall of 2012, we gathered a group of 1Ls together for a photoshoot and a survey. Three years later, just before graduation, All Rise checked in on those same students and asked them to reflect on their law school experience.

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Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech, with Rick Hasen

The Democracy Studies program will host a lecture on “Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech,” with Rick Hasen, Chancellor’s Professor of Law and Political Science, University of California, Irvine School of Law, at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, in […]

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Supreme Court Litigator Carter Phillips Visiting

Carter G. Phillips, a partner at Sidley Austin LLP in Washington, D.C., and graduate of The Ohio State University, will speak on his Supreme Court practice at the Barrister Club on Thursday, Oct. 8, at noon. Phillips has argued over […]

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Joint-Degree Program Helps 3L Discover Passion for Health Law

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Avery Schumacher splits her time between Moritz and the School of Public Health as she works toward two degrees.

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2L Seeks Greater Understanding of Relationship Between Law, History with Joint-Degree Program


After discovering a passion for both history and the criminal justice system during her undergraduate studies, 2L Sarah Paxton opted to gain a greater understanding of both by pursuing a J.D. and Ph.D. in history.

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Merritt urges bar exam changes in New York Times op-ed

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Law classroom, Deborah Merritt, instructor
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Professor Deborah Jones Merritt wrote an op-ed in The New York Times calling for changes to the bar exam. While the passage rates for Moritz graduates held steady at over 90 percent, nationally passage rates are down significantly. Merritt lays out three reasons for the decline.

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Berman’s Letter to the Editor on Regulating E-Cigarettes Runs in New York Times

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Assistant Professor of Public Health and Law Micah Berman wrote a letter to the editor in response to a New York Times op-ed on conflicting approaches to e-cigarettes in the United States and Britain.

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Sandretto Fights For Victims of Domestic Violence

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Kathryn Sandretto ’05 knows what it feels like to be hated. As a prosecutor in Lucas County who has devoted the last few years to putting abusers behind bars, she has felt the wrath of both the abusers – and the family members who have suffered at their hands.

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Alumnus presented The American Lawyer’s Transatlantic Arbitration Award


Stephen Anway ’02 received The American Lawyer’s Transatlantic Arbitration Award for his work leading a team of attorneys that arbitrated a victory for the Slovak Republic against Dutch insurance company Achmea.

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