Briefing Room

Reflections on the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration

On Monday, Feb. 6, at 4 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium, a faculty panel discussed the President’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Dean Alan C. Michaels  moderated and Professors David S. Bloomfield, Ruth Colker, Mohamed Helal, and Peter Shane spoke. To listen […]

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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

Moritz moot court teams compete at prestigious national competitions

Congratulations to the Moritz College of Law moot court teams who recently competed at two of the top moot court competitions in the country – the National Moot Court Competition in New York City and the Andrews Kurth Kenyon Moot Court Championships in Houston.

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3L studies with renowned philosopher through Oxford Semester Program

Taking private classes with a world renowned philosopher is something many students can only dream of. For 3L Aryeh Younger that dream became reality when he spent the spring semester studying in England as part of the Oxford Study Abroad Semester Program.

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Faculty

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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Walker paper wins national award

Professor Christopher Walker recently won the Association of American Law Schools 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or fewer.

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Alumni

Alumnus uses mediation to solve disputes at home and abroad

Michael Franczak ‘95 is a commissioner for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, where he’s spent the last 15 years mediating labor and employment disputes throughout the private, public, and federal work sectors.

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Alumna thrives in labor and employment practice with specialty in natural gas

Traci Martinez’ ’08 drive and enthusiasm for her work at Squire Patton Boggs have made her an indispensable part of the litigation team. Coupled with her innate ability to develop new business, it’s easy to see why she had one of the fastest rises to partner in firm history.

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