Briefing Room

Faculty

Professor Berman comes to aid of U.S. Sentencing Commission

Professor Douglas Berman is known nationally as an expert on sentencing law, which is precisely why the U.S. Sentencing Commission recently asked him for a favor in the wake of its own website being dismantled by hackers.

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Professor Cole receives Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Sarah Rudolph Cole, the John W. Bricker Professor of Law, was surprised in her classroom Thursday morning by E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University, and a few other visitors who came to congratulate her on winning the 2013 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Professor David Stebenne reflects on lessons to be learned from the 2012 presidential election

Ohio was the focus in the lead-up to Election Day for candidates and media alike. Why do you think President Obama prevailed? In retrospect, the single most important fact of the 2012 presidential campaign was that Barack Obama led steadily [...]

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Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory, Third Edition

(Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013) By Martha Chamallas Since its first edition published 15 years ago, Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory has been a treatise intended to demystify the subject for students, scholars, and lawyers alike. Written in a [...]

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Courts redefining expectation of privacy in workplace

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled that workers can expect a degree of privacy in their private offices. For example, employers generally have to respect boundaries when it comes to physical space, such as not rifling through an [...]

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All eyes on the court

Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional law, business law, and copyright law pending this term, which will wrap up in June. Amgen Inc. [...]

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Capital markets focus of new program

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law continued to build on its recent expansion of business law courses and programs in the fall of 2012 with the debut of Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State.

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Tobin targets public charities’ activities in congressional testimony

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Donald Tobin, the Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Designated Professor in Business Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, testified July 25 before a U.S. Senate Ways and Means subcommittee on the increased [...]

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University trustees promote faculty, approve appointments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved multiple appointments and promotions for faculty members of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. At their June meeting, the trustees approved the following: Cinnamon Carlarne was promoted to [...]

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Colker to Head Mini-Seminar on Advanced Education Advocacy and Issue Analysis

A mini-seminar on Advanced Education Advocacy and Issue Analysis is scheduled to be held 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 19 at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Presented by the Ohio Poverty Law Center, LLC and Center [...]

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New Clinical Professor Represents Refugee Communities

From Muslim to Arab and South Asian groups, to New York and that “state up north,” Amna Akbar has put her lawyering skills to use in many communities.

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Tokaji testifies before Senate judiciary on new voting law

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji, the Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor and  Senior Fellow at the nonpartisan Election Law @ Moritz project, is testifying on May 7 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and [...]

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