Briefing Room

Faculty

Moritz introduces seven new faculty members

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is proud to introduce seven new faculty members starting in the 2011-12 school year.  The new faculty members are:  Steven M. Davidoff, Cinnamon Carlarne, Guy A. Rub, Kimberly Jordan, Katrina Lee, Anne [...]

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Redistricting: Dan Tokaji breaks down the challenges

Election Law @ Moritz Senior Fellow Daniel Tokaji discusses redistricting in this video blog entry. With the release of 2010 census data, states are going through the process of drawing up new maps to ensure the one-person-one-vote principle. But, as [...]

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What I Did This Summer

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law faculty members have traveled across borders, emptied cartridges of printer ink, and even gone birding in the time between semesters.

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EL@M: States need to evaluate election systems prior to next election

When voters across America head to the polls on November 6, 2012 to cast their ballots in the next major federal election, will the system be ready to handle the influx of new voter registrations, new voting laws, increased absentee [...]

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Starker One of Three New Legal Writing Faculty

Moritz has hired three new clinical faculty members to teach first-year legal analysis and writing, which will now be a full-year, four-credit hour class.

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Merritt, Smith Elected Outstanding Faculty/Staff by Class of 2011

For the second year in a row, Professor Deborah Jones Merritt has been elected the Morgan E. Shipman Outstanding Professor by the graduating class.

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Rogers Honored by League of Women Voters

Nancy Rogers, Professor and Michael E. Moritz Chair in Dispute Resolution, was honored with the League of Women Voter’s Democracy in Action award in May.

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Professor Verdun wins university diversity award

For more than two decades, Associate Professor Vincene Verdun has been at the center of efforts to promote diversity – at Moritz, in the University, and in the larger community. Her efforts were recently recognized when she received the University’s [...]

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College Welcomes Three New Tenure-Track Faculty in 2011-12

Next school year, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law welcomes three new full-time, tenure track faculty to its ranks.

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Ohio State University [...]

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What has the Obama presidency meant for the growth of presidential power?

In Madison’s Nightmare: Executive Power and the Threat to American Democracy (University of Chicago Press 2009), Professor Peter M. Shane wrote about what he describes as an accelerating trend since 1981 towards “presidentialism.” He observed a steady increase in presidential [...]

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The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender and Tort Law

In The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Martha Chamallas and Jennifer Wriggins, a University of Maine School of Law professor, put tort law under a critical magnifying glass and [...]

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