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Berman writes for Minneapolis Star Tribune

Professor Doug Berman co-authored an op-ed for the Minneapolis Star Tribune on the precedent for President Obama’s categorical reduction of sentences.

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Moritz Student Named Best Advocate at Criminal Moot Court Competition

3L Zach Neumann was named Best Advocate at the 2015 Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition on March 28.

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The Photography of Richard Ross

Get a glimpse inside the walls of the nation’s juvenile detention centers through the lens of photographer Richard Ross in Juvenile in Justice and Girls in Justice, on display in the Moritz law library April 8-10.

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The Continuities Between Immigrant Detention and Mass Incarceration

On Monday, March 30, at noon in Saxbe Auditorium a panel of distinguished legal experts will engage in a roundtable discussion on immigration detention.

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Human Trafficking Awareness Week to bring attention to important issue

Human trafficking isn’t something that happens only in third world countries. It affects every city and state across the U.S. The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and School of Music have come together to bring recognition to the issue during the second annual awareness week.

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Events Planned for Second Human Trafficking Awareness Week

The second annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week will take place this month at The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and School of Music Jan. 26 through Jan. 31. Each of the events scheduled throughout the week is designed to help bring awareness to this important issue.

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ABA Journal Names Berman’s Blog in “Blawg 100′ List

Professor Douglas A. Berman’s Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform blog has been named to the ABA Journal’s eighth annual “Blawg 100.”

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Jordan appears in Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force video

Professor Kimberly Jordan was recently asked to participate in an educational video on human trafficking in Ohio.

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Professor Mark Godsey ’93 to Speak on the Ohio Innocence Project

Mark Godsey ’93 of the Ohio Innocence Project along with two exonerees of the program, one of whom is from Columbus, will present a discussion about the project on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 12:10 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium, followed by […]

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3L Prosecution Clinic Team Wins Assault Case

3Ls Jahan S. Karamali and Kyle Sommerville, students in the Moritz Criminal Prosecution Clinic, won a guilty verdict in an assault case they tried in Delaware County last month – the first trial they had ever handled from start to finish.

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Video: On the Record with Professor Ric Simmons

Professor Ric Simmons sits down to answer questions about his academic work, his legal heroes, and the best advice he has for first year law students.

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Akbar promoted to permanent faculty member

Growing up in an immigrant community, Professor Amna Akbar says she’s seen what it’s like when there are too few lawyers to represent those in need of legal services. Inspired by the experience, she decided to pursue a career in law– to help ensure legal representation is accessible to all.

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