Briefing Room

Dan Tokaji


Faculty experts weigh in on recent U.S. Supreme Court cases

It has been a big month for those who keep a close watch on the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Here is a rundown of recent Supreme Court decisions, along with quotes by our faculty members, and links to media coverage they have received.

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Tokaji releases new election spending book

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji released the book “The New Soft Money: Outside Spending in Congressional Elections” at the National Press Club. Since Citizens United, there has been a torrent of outside money flood election campaigns. While there has been considerable attention to raw numbers, much less was known about the real-world effects of such spending — until now.

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Professors to discuss Supreme Court session

The second annual Supreme Court Roundtable will be held in Oct. 14 at noon at Saxbe Auditorium.

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Panel to tackle voter suppression issues

It’s one of the hottest topics in this year’s presidential election, and Election Law @ Moritz is as timely as ever with a Sept. 24 panel discussion on “The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans’ Right to Vote,” […]

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Tokaji testifies before Senate judiciary on new voting law

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji, the Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor and  Senior Fellow at the nonpartisan Election Law @ Moritz project, is testifying on May 7 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and […]

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Tokaji awarded designated professorship

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji has been awarded the Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professorship of Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

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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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What made the Farrakhan v. Gregoire ruling a landmark?

Farrakhan v. Gregoire considered the state of Washington’s law disenfranchising people who have been convicted of felonies. The court concluded that Washington’s felony disenfranchisement law violates the Voting Rights Act because of its disproportionate impact on racial and ethnic minorities. […]

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Faculty Making a Difference

Many faculty have embraced different types of teaching technologies in the classroom, from interactive devices to the use of presentation technology. Our faculty are leaders throughout the nation in developing new and innovative teaching methods.

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Lessons learned: Looking back on Election Day 2008

In the days leading up to the Nov. 4 elections, the tension in the fourth floor faculty offices at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law continued to build.  But the pressure was not about who would win, but […]

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