Briefing Room



1L hopes to use J.D. to bring joy to others

2L Charles V. Thomas, Jr. is a man on a mission. Every morning, he tells himself that he is going to do something that day to make someone smile because he genuinely believes the world would be a much better place if people focused more on helping the people around them.

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More than 100 businesses benefit from Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic

The Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at Moritz gives students the opportunity to hone their skills building attorney-client relationships, learning the ins and outs of different business models, spotting areas of potential liability, managing transactions, and more.

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Moot court teams bring home national championships from weekend competitions

Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last weekend from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.

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2L looks to use J.D., M.B.A to help others

Working as an IT consultant, 2L Natalie Salazar enjoyed the fast-paced nature of her job, but felt like something was missing. So, five years after graduating from Ohio State with a degree in accounting, she decided to go back to school to pursue her J.D. and M.B.A.

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D.C. Summer Program Helps 2L Find Passion for Telecommunications Law

From the time he was in elementary school, 2L Matt Diaz knew one day he wanted to work in Washington, D.C. This past summer he had the opportunity to venture to the nation’s capital for an externship at the Federal Communications Commission.

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Asian Moot Court Competition winners features

Goyal, Snow take home moot court awards

2Ls Shalini Goyal and Kyla Snow took second place in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Central Regional competition on October 3. The duo won the Best Brief Award in the competition and Goyal was named Best Oralist. The team will advance to the national competition in New Orleans on November 8-9.

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Joint-Degree Program Helps 3L Discover Passion for Health Law

Avery Schumacher splits her time between Moritz and the School of Public Health as she works toward two degrees.

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2L Seeks Greater Understanding of Relationship Between Law, History with Joint-Degree Program

After discovering a passion for both history and the criminal justice system during her undergraduate studies, 2L Sarah Paxton opted to gain a greater understanding of both by pursuing a J.D. and Ph.D. in history.

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Mixing science and the law

Coming into law school with an undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences may not be the norm, but several graduates and current students said it’s a helpful background to have as they pursue positions in a variety of fields, from health to corporate law.

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Rising 3L participates in Movement of Black Lives Convening in Cleveland

NPR interviewed rising 3L Ashley Braxton about her participation in the first Movement of Black Lives Convening conference, in Cleveland.

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Designing solutions for the future

Ohio State’s Dispute System Design Workshop gives students the opportunity to interact with real clients and develop solutions to problems using dispute resolution methods.

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Military feature

Soldiers adjust to law school life

At Moritz, there are more than 25 active, reserve, or retired military members among the student body. All Rise detailed their transition from soldiers to law students in its Spring 2015 edition.

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