Briefing Room



Dean Michaels finds time to teach amid busy administrative schedule

Alan C. Michaels’ deanship started in the spring of 2008, with the legal profession riding a decades-long wave of consistent growth and stability and the nation’s law schools in expansion-mode. The tides sure did change quickly. “From a leadership prospective, challenging […]

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Margot Kaminski, assistant professor at the Moritz School of Law, testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, DC, on Nov. 19, 20015, in a hearing on drones.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Kaminski to discuss drones, consumer privacy at FTC workshop event

The FTC will host a workshop on drones today beginning at 1 p.m. that looks at consumer privacy concerns surrounding the use of unmanned aircraft. Professor Margot Kaminski is scheduled to share her expertise in a panel discussion at the event.

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Berman stays at the forefront of criminal justice reform through innovation

It is an exciting time to be Professor Douglas A. Berman. He has written passionately about criminal justice reform for over a decade and the issue has finally made its way on to the agenda of both major political parties. […]

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Teaching Innovation Group builds on College’s commitment to teaching

In January 2015, Dean Alan C. Michaels created the Teaching Innovation Group, which aims to keep Moritz at the forefront of law school pedagogy by providing a constant stream of ideas and practices from which the teaching community may draw upon.

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Kaminski selected to serve as Center for Democracy & Technology fellow

Professor Margot Kaminski has been invited to serve as a fellow of the D.C.-based, nonprofit Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) for 2016.

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College mourns loss of Professor Krivoshey

Robert Martin Krivoshey ’78, clinical professor of law at The Ohio State Moritz College of Law, passed away on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. He was 73.

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Shane pens essay on U.S. v. Texas decision for The Atlantic

Professor Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic on U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program that went before the Supreme Court.

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Professor Micah Berman receives award from the National Cancer Institute

Professor Micah Berman was named the recipient of a K07 career development award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for his project “Designing a Comprehensive Framework for the Evaluation of Tobacco Products.”

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Professor Amna Akbar receives American Constitution Society award

Professor Amna Akbar was awarded this year’s Columbus Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Young Leader Award at its annual awards reception in April.

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Rogers awarded university’s Distinguished Service Award

Nancy Hardin Rogers was presented with The Ohio State University’s Distinguished Service Award at the spring commencement ceremony for her long record of service to the university, and for her current work as a founder of the legal movement toward mediation.

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College mourns loss of Emeritus Professor Halpern

Sheldon W. Halpern, professor emeritus, died on Feb. 26 at the age of 80. He taught courses in copyright, trademark, defamation, privacy, and contracts.

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Deason wins university teaching award

Professor Ellen E. Deason received the university’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching in a surprise ceremony during her International Business Arbitration class today. The award recognizes teaching excellence, and faculty are nominated by students, other faculty, and alumni.

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