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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.