Some students always envision attending law school. They work tirelessly as undergraduates to build up their GPAs and study endlessly for that daunting LSAT, eventually celebrating their acceptance into law school. For 3L Carolyn Cole, the path wasn’t so straightforward.
Check out this month’s issue of Cosmopolitan to see Moritz College of Law student Jenna Grassbaugh featured in the magazine’s story on women veterans. In the article, the 29-year-old shared her background on joining the military, including how she met Capt. Jonathan D.Grassbaugh, who she married in 2006. He was killed in action in April 2007, but his legacy thrives at Moritz.
Alex Kennedy knew she wanted to work in business, but it wasn’t until she had already launched a professional career that she realized business law was for her. After spending time at Goldman Sachs in London and working for a nonprofit in Africa, she settled on Moritz and is now the editor-in-chief of the Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal.
A handmade poster, embellished with glitter-crafted flowers and a note in Spanish, hung on one of office walls that surrounded Cristina Nieves this summer. While the wall décor brightened up the room, it also served as a reminder of the dark road taken by the woman who fashioned the thank-you gift for the 3L.
“My expectations are that we have a lot of really great resources and a lot of support from the faculty. We have a lot of competent and motivated student body senators. We have the talent, and we have the resources to do some great things. That’s already starting to take some action, and I’m really excited for the rest of the year.”
“In the first 10 days, eight students have assumed responsibility for a dozen current clinic clients and have accepted five new clients. Six students already have already appeared in court,” reported Kimberly Jordan, director of the Justice for Children Program.
When the United States Supreme Court ruled on Shelby County v. Holder on June 25, the decision affected more than the voting rights of multiple jurisdictions in the U.S. It also shifted most of the summer interns’ caseloads at the Campaign Legal Center in Washington, D.C.
Every summer, women studying at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law have the opportunity to attend the weeklong NEW Leadership Institute, which aims to energize women and encourage their involvement in leadership and politics.
Flipping through more than 350 pages of decisions and listening to more than a day’s worth of testimonies as part of an internship could be dreary for some law students. But for 3L Emily Dunlap, the paper cuts and courtroom jargon deepened her “obsession” with immigration law.
Sean Wright ’13 won the ABA Environmental Justice Essay Competition with his essay Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: An Environmental Justice Framework to Protect Beyond Reservation Borders.
Thousands of Ohio veterans and military service members need legal services each year. They return home from tours of duty only to face seemingly insurmountable challenges – foreclosures, mushrooming problems with debt, issues with litigious landlords, and more.
Alyssa Staudinger ’13 will be heading to the Nevada desert to work as a deputy district attorney in the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office, which covers Las Vegas. After entering law school unsure of what she wanted to do, Staudinger has [...]