Four professors at Moritz will have a role in the upcoming play Arguendo, which is based on a 1991 Supreme Court case involving nudity and the First Amendment, at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The professors will participate in a talk-back session with the audience and director after the show to provide commentary.
Professor Christopher Walker previews Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, the challenge to an amendment to the Michigan constitution that bans the use of affirmative action by public universities. The case was argued before the United States Supreme Court [...]
A student group at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has been recognized for its outstanding programming by the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.
Dean Alan C. Michaels will moderate a May 23 panel discussion hosted by the Supreme Court of Ohio about the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that guaranteed the availability of counsel for indigent defendants.
Students from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law continue to compete in competitions at home and afar. Last month, they brought honor to the College – and a national championship in the case of one team.
The public is invited to the conference on Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice when it arrives at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law on Oct. 26. Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice is a multipart conference taking place at [...]
The progressive case for federalism will be made in a lecture given Oct. 17 by Heather Gerken, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Gerken’s talk, “Not [...]
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s American Constitution Society was recognized today as the Student Chapter of the Week by the national organization. The chapter “is off to a fast start this year with many exciting events planned,” [...]
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law will host former Iowa Chief Justice Marsha Ternus on Jan. 30, at noon in the William B. Saxbe Auditorium. Please join the American Constitution Society and OutLaws for a discussion on the [...]
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 [...]
The Moritz College of Law chapter of the American Constitution Society will host Ohio’s U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Tuesday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sen. Brown’s speech is entitled “Justice as Progress.” He will discuss the appointments [...]
Though he campaigned on a theme of change, Barack Obama in his first months in office has already asserted inherent presidential power in some ways reminiscent of his Republican predecessors. While abandoning the Bush Administration’s most audacious claims, President Obama [...]