Briefing Room

Faculty

Professor Peter Shane speaks to National Press Club

Professor Shane was an expert presenter at a National Press Club press conference Thursday, Jan. 8 entitled “Mechanics of Quick Change.” Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, and other speakers discussed the processes [...]

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Alan C. Michaels named dean

The search for a dean of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law ended right where it began: at Moritz. In May, Alan C. Michaels was appointed interim dean when Nancy Rogers was appointed Ohio Attorney General. In November, [...]

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Questions and answers with Professor Dale Oesterle

What lessons should we take from the federal government’s recent intervention? Lou Jiwei is the head of China’s sovereign-wealth fund, a fund awash in dollars (over $200 billion) seeking to invest. Our current Secretary of the Treasury, Hank Paulson, recently [...]

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‘Selfless Leadership:’ Former Dean Nancy Rogers left her post at Moritz’s helm to serve as Ohio Attorney General the past 6 months

If you ask Nancy Rogers what she accomplished in her seven years as dean of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, she’ll take credit for very little. She won’t claim credit for the College’s soaring student qualifications, the [...]

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Prof. Chamallas cited extensively in landmark ruling

Professor Martha Chamallas was recently cited extensively in an unprecedented ruling that rejects the use of race as a determining factor for the amount of damages awarded in tort litigation. Chamallas, who is the Robert J. Lynn Chair in Law [...]

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Professors Shane, Swire named to Obama-Biden Transition teams

The Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Project has named two professors at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to assist in a review of government agencies designed to provide the president’s advisors with information they will need to begin making [...]

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Prof. Shane provides testimony to Senate Subcommittee

Professor Peter Shane’s written testimony will be presented to a Constitution Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 16.  The hearing, titled “Restoring the Rule of Law,” is expected to provide recommendations to the next president and U.S. [...]

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Ohio State Law Professor Mary Beth Beazley receives National Legal Writing Award

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Associate Professor Mary Beth Beazley was recently presented the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education.  The award is one of several national Burton Awards given annually to lawyers and law [...]

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Dean Nancy H. Rogers named Ohio Attorney General

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has selected Nancy H. Rogers, dean of the Moritz College of Law, as interim Ohio Attorney General. She will serve Ohio in this new capacity through the November general election, when Ohio voters will determine a [...]

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Professor Federle to argue case before Ohio Supreme Court

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Katherine Hunt Federle will argue a case Wednesday, Jan. 9, before the Ohio Supreme Court.  The case, State of Ohio v. D.H., questions whether juveniles who receive adult criminal sentences in addition [...]

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Professor Quigley expected to participate in forum sponsored by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee

Professor John Quigley will participate as a panelist in a public policy forum sponsored by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Nov. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.  The forum is designed to discuss the legality of the Iraq [...]

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Ellen E. Deason honored with named professorship

Professor Ellen E. Deason was announced as the Joanne Wharton Murphy/Classes of 1965 and 1973 Professor in Law. Professor Deason, who is the Faculty Director of the College’s LL.M. program, joined The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in [...]

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