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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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Professor Berman testifies before U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas A. Berman testified Wednesday, July 11, before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary regarding the “The Use and Misuse of Presidential Clemency Power for Executive Branch Officials.” The [...]

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Professor Chamallas testifies at U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee oversight hearing

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Martha Chamallas testified Thursday, June 28, 2007, before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee of the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. Chamallas, a leading scholar in [...]

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Professor Joshua Dressler recognized for distinguished scholarship

Frank R. Strong Chair in Law Joshua Dressler is one of only six faculty members at The Ohio State University to be named a 2007 Distinguished Scholar. OSU President Karen Holbrook recently visited his class to personally present the Award. [...]

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Professor Greenbaum co-authors treatise providing first comprehensive analysis of Ohio’s new ethics rules

Publisher LexisNexis announced the release of a newly revised ethics treatise to help Ohio lawyers, judges, educators and law students understand the new legal ethics rules in the wake of the transition from Code to Rules. The treatise, Ohio Legal [...]

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