Briefing Room

Robert Bilott ’90 profiled in New York Times Magazine article

Moritz alumnus Robert Bilott ’90 was the subject of a New York Times Magazine profile, for his work taking on American chemical company DuPont.

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On Charter Schools

Join the Education Law Society for a discussion on charter school reform on Monday, Feb. 1, at noon in Saxbe Auditorium. A panel of experts will provide answers to the questions of what is the current state of charter schools in […]

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Human Trafficking Awareness Week aims to bring attention to important issue

For some, human trafficking seems like the sort of thing that only happens in faraway third-world countries and gritty urban settings. But despite its often hidden workings, human trafficking is a problem effecting victims right here in Central Ohio. Events during Human Trafficking Awareness Week aim to help educate the public about this issue.

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D.C. Summer Program Helps 2L Find Passion for Telecommunications Law


From the time he was in elementary school, 2L Matt Diaz knew one day he wanted to work in Washington, D.C. This past summer he had the opportunity to venture to the nation’s capital for an externship at the Federal Communications Commission.

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Goyal, Snow take home moot court awards

Asian Moot Court Competition winners features

2Ls Shalini Goyal and Kyla Snow took second place in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Central Regional competition on October 3. The duo won the Best Brief Award in the competition and Goyal was named Best Oralist. The team will advance to the national competition in New Orleans on November 8-9.

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Professor Walker consults on federal government report


Professor Christopher Walker served as the academic consultant for the Administrative Conference of the United States on a project exploring the role of federal agencies in the legislative process. In the fall, he released a final report with findings from the study.

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Professor Ric Simmons chosen for court task force to examine grand jury system


Professor Ric Simmons has been selected to serve on a task force that will examine potential changes to Ohio’s grand jury system in the wake of controversy over fatal police shootings.

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Career in public service more than a job to Alejandro Cortes ’05


Just six years after graduation, Alejandro Cortes ’05 took on one of the biggest challenges a young lawyer can face – representing the City of Cleveland in matters involving police, fire, E.M.S, and homeland security forces as an assistant director of law.

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Ann M. Donnelly ‘84 sworn in as federal judge for the Eastern District of New York


Ann M. Donnelly ‘84 was officially sworn in as the 61st judge of the Eastern District of New York during an investiture ceremony at the Roosevelt Courthouse in Brooklyn earlier this month.

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