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Faculty

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Professor to participate in Rosa Parks tribute

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji will take part in a panel discussion on WOSU-TV on Thursday as part of Ohio’s ninth annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks. “The Power of One” event, presented by The Ohio State University, the Central Ohio Transit Authority, and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, will take place Thursday and Friday at COSI.

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Chow to discuss Chinese corruption with congressional leaders

Daniel C.K. Chow, the Joseph S. Platt-Porter Wright Morris & Arthur Professor of Law at The Ohio State University, will participate in a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21 with the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The roundtable, “Corruption in China Today: Consequences for Governance, Human Rights, and Commercial Rule of Law,” will focus on the crackdown on commercial bribery in China and how it affects multinational companies doing business there.

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Huefner, Spindelman elected to ALI

Professors Steven Huefner and Marc Spindelman were elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), an independent U.S. organization that strives to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. ALI publishes model statutes and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures. They join eight other Moritz faculty who also serve on ALI.

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Foley pens op-ed in Roll Call

Professor Ned Foley, director of Election Law @ Moritz, wrote an op-ed in Roll Call recalling an 1877 congressional gridlock and how a speaker of the house went against his party to save the day, and perhaps the country. Foley argues there could be lessons in this historical tale that could help today’s congressional leaders break the impass on the government shutdown and debt ceiling.

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Berman part of $18.7 million grant to study tobacco

Law Professor Micah Berman is part of a team of researchers at Ohio State that received an $18.7 million grant to establish a research center devoted to the study of tobacco use patterns, industry marketing practices, and public perceptions. The information will be used to help the Food and Drug Administration’s in its new role in regulating tobacco.

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Solomon appointed to LSAC board

Assistant Dean Robert L. Solomon II has been appointed to a two-year term on the Law School Admission Council Board of Trustees. Solomon, assistant dean for admissions and financial aid and director of Office of Diversity & Inclusion, is a [...]

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Professor tapped to lead presidential advisory committee

Professor Deborah Jones Merritt has been asked to lead an advisory subcommittee in the search for the next president of The Ohio State University.

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Amy Cohen dishes about the ‘supermarket revolution’ and its effects on developing countries

I am working on a project that examines what is at stake when developing countries regulate their food markets around the imperatives of large, corporate supermarket chains. Supermarkets, so common in the West are now dramatically altering the economic, social, and political landscape for farmers, traders, small retailers, and consumers throughout the developing world.

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Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

(NYU Press, 2013) By Ruth Colker The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) promises a free and appropriate public education to all children with disabilities. At first glance, the IDEA is a shining example of law’s democratizing impulse. But, in [...]

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Building laws: Professors lend expertise, skill to establishing uniform laws, restatements

From soldiers casting ballots from Afghanistan to two parties negotiat­ing freely via a long-distance telephone call, the leadership of faculty at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is having an impact. There is a long tradition of professors [...]

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New faces on the faculty: Three bring expertise in health law, national security, lawmaking

When students at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law return to classes this fall, they will have the opportunity to learn from three new dynamic faculty members. Micah Berman and Efthimios Parasidis are emerging scholars who have incredible [...]

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Kirwan Institute celebrates 10th anniversary

The Kirwan Institute celebrates its 10th anniversary on June 13, 2013 with an all-day event entitled “The Next Ten Years of Work” at the Ohio Union.

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