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Douglas A Berman

Professor Berman comes to aid of U.S. Sentencing Commission

Professor Douglas Berman is known nationally as an expert on sentencing law, which is precisely why the U.S. Sentencing Commission recently asked him for a favor in the wake of its own website being dismantled by hackers.

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All eyes on the court

Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional law, business law, and copyright law pending this term, which will wrap up in June. Amgen Inc. [...]

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Moritz students work on Supreme Court amicus brief

Students in Professor Doug Berman’s Sentencing class last semester had a choice at the end of the semester: Take a four-hour exam, or write brief for the U.S. Supreme Court on a case involving juveniles sentenced to life without the [...]

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Professor Berman to testify on future of Sentencing Commission

The U.S. Sentencing Commission’s role has been questioned on a number of fronts in recent years. In 2005, the Supreme Court held the commission’s mandatory guidelines unconstitutional, following evidence that they perpetuate rather than eliminate disparities. And in recent months, [...]

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Berman appointed to capital punishment task force

Professor Douglas A. Berman has been tapped for a joint task force examining whether Ohio’s death penalty is administered in the most fair and judicious manner possible.

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Berman, Davies, Foley awarded prestigious professorships

Three distinguished members of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law have been awarded professorships.

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Moritz Professor Recognized as ‘Pioneer’ in Law Blogging

A recent National Law Journal feature story on influential law “professors who have made blogging a mainstream medium” profiles the contributions of Douglas Berman.

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Professor Berman testifies before U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Douglas A. Berman testified Wednesday, July 11, before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary regarding the “The Use and Misuse of Presidential Clemency Power for Executive Branch Officials.” The [...]

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