Briefing Room

Faculty

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Davies is Recipient of 2015 YWCA Women of Achievement Award

Sharon L. Davies, Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, is the recipient of a 2015 YWCA Women of Achievement Award, which was established three decades ago to honor female leaders in central Ohio.

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Foley writes op-ed in New York Times for Election Day

Prof. Edward B. Foley, director of Election Law @ Moritz, co-authored an op-ed in The New York Times on the safety net of provisional voting.

“Provisional ballots can work to prevent disenfranchisement by an invalid state law,” he and Joshua A. Douglas argue.

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Video: On the Record with Professor Ric Simmons

Professor Ric Simmons sits down to answer questions about his academic work, his legal heroes, and the best advice he has for first year law students.

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Kaminski writes for New York Daily News

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

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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Kaminski and 40 law professors write letter to Gov. Brown

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, along with Professor Elizabeth Joh of U.C. Davis School of Law, led an effort among more than 40 law professors to write California Governor Jerry Brown and urge him to sign AB 1327.

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Kaminski writes for Slate

Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law and technology, wrote a commentary for Slate on drone surveillance.

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Parasidis awarded Greenwall fellowship

Professor Efthimios Parasidis was selected as one of three researchers to receive the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics award, which provides three years of support to allow scholars to develop individual research programs and carry out studies in bioethics.

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New law library director joins Moritz faculty

The library at the Moritz College of Law is the largest law library in the state of Ohio and houses one of the largest law school library collections in the United States, making it an invaluable resource for students, professors, researchers, attorneys, judges, officials, and citizens of Ohio. This summer, one of Ohio State’s own – Sara Sampson ’97 – has taken the helm.

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Akbar promoted to permanent faculty member

Growing up in an immigrant community, Professor Amna Akbar says she’s seen what it’s like when there are too few lawyers to represent those in need of legal services. Inspired by the experience, she decided to pursue a career in law– to help ensure legal representation is accessible to all.

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Privacy, IP expert joins Moritz

When incoming Assistant Professor Margot Kaminski first began researching privacy, surveillance, technology and law, she was one of only a handful of people examining these legal gray areas with a fine tooth comb. Lately, she feels less alone in her passion for the subject.

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Dressler named Distinguished University Professor

Already recognized as a Distinguished University Lecturer and Scholar, Professor Joshua Dressler earned another distinction among The Ohio State University’s academic community – Distinguished University Professor. Dressler was named for his internationally recognized work in the field of criminal law as well as his dedication to students.

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