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Moritz celebrates anniversary of Civil Rights Act

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, the topic of race relations remains at the forefront of our cultural conversation. On Sept. 15, Moritz will host “The Civil Rights Act at 50: Celebrating Its Legacy, Recognizing the Challenges Ahead.”

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Events

Patentable subject matter, non-patent innovation incentives, with Lisa Larrimore Ouellette

The Law, Finance and Governance program is hosting a talk on “Patentable Subject Matter and Non-Patent Innovation Incentives” on Thursday, Sept. 18, from 12:10 – 1:30 p.m. in Room 314. Lisa Larrimore Ouellette, assistant professor at Stanford Law School, will address [...]

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Former State Department official to speak on rise of China

Thomas  Christensen, the William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War at Princeton University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, on “The Challenge of China’s Rise” at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 [...]

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Students

2L’s passion takes her to Rwanda for the summer

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Last summer, at the end of a stint as a summer associate at law firm, Amable Bunry ’15’s supervisor, sat her down for a frank talk about her future. She said, “We really enjoyed having you here, but we think you should go pursue your passion. You seem so vested in Africa. Go try it out. If you don’t like it, let us know.”

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2L gains real world immigration law experience with D.C. program

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An interest in immigration law wasn’t something 2L Alex Holtzman simply stumbled upon when he entered law school. The son of an immigrant, Holtzman worked for several community-based organizations, both Ohio and in his home state of Michigan, before heading to D.C. this summer.

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Faculty

Kaminski writes for New York Daily News

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Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski wrote an op-ed for New York Daily News on why the Supreme Court has consistently protected anonymous speech.

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Colker appointed as disability expert on consent decree between U.S. Dept. of Justice and Law School Admissions Council

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Ruth Colker was appointed to serve as a disability expert on the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Law School Admissions Council. She is tasked with helping them develop “best practices” for administering the LSAT.

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Alumni

Alumnus hits high notes with entertainment, IP practice

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Leon Bass ’98 was hopeful he was headed for a career as a musician while playing in a band in college, but when things didn’t go as planned, he decided to find a new way to appreciate his passion for music.

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National Guardsman makes a difference as Chicago prosecutor

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As both a prosecutor in the city of Chicago and a Judge Advocate General in the military, Shariq Kathawala ’08 is using education from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to serve a larger community. Balancing the two careers can difficult at times, but Kathawala has always felt the need to give back.

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