Briefing Room

international and comparative law

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2L’s passion takes her to Rwanda for the summer

Last summer, at the end of a stint as a summer associate at law firm, Amable Bunry ’15’s supervisor, sat her down for a frank talk about her future. She said, “We really enjoyed having you here, but we think you should go pursue your passion. You seem so vested in Africa. Go try it out. If you don’t like it, let us know.”

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Former State Department official to speak on rise of China

Thomas  Christensen, the William P. Boswell Professor of World Politics of Peace and War at Princeton University, will speak at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, on “The Challenge of China’s Rise” at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 [...]

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Alumna learned legal nuances in Dubai

Sanya Shah ’12 never imagined the valuable insight she would gain working at an international law firm in Dubai. Working in a young legal system not only allowed her to refine her legal expertise, but the experience also developed global skills that will help her in future endeavors.

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Chow to discuss Chinese corruption with congressional leaders

Daniel C.K. Chow, the Joseph S. Platt-Porter Wright Morris & Arthur Professor of Law at The Ohio State University, will participate in a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21 with the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The roundtable, “Corruption in China Today: Consequences for Governance, Human Rights, and Commercial Rule of Law,” will focus on the crackdown on commercial bribery in China and how it affects multinational companies doing business there.

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Moritz a ‘perfect fit’ as 3L prepares for career in business law

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.

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International Bridge Builder: Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04

Three years after graduating from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04 was exactly who and precisely where he wanted to be. He was a U.S. citizen, specifically an Army JAG Corps officer, traveling over Kuwait in a Lockheed C-130 aircraft to Iraq.

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Amy Cohen dishes about the ‘supermarket revolution’ and its effects on developing countries

I am working on a project that examines what is at stake when developing countries regulate their food markets around the imperatives of large, corporate supermarket chains. Supermarkets, so common in the West are now dramatically altering the economic, social, and political landscape for farmers, traders, small retailers, and consumers throughout the developing world.

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2L’s op-ed featured on CNN

Derek Clinger, a 2L at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, was a featured author on the website for the CNN show Global Public Square with Fareed Zakaria, regarding his opinions on the current corruption crisis in Egypt.

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Ahmed ’07 Receives 2012 William Oxley Thompson Alumni Award

Huda Ahmed ’07 was selected as a recipient of the 2012 William Oxley Thompson Alumni Award by the Ohio State University Alumni Association. The award recognizes alumni who are 35 or younger for early career achievement who have demonstrated distinctive [...]

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Sleeping Giant No More

In 1978 in the United States, President Carter signed a bill allowing for the home brewing of beer; the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl; and, in a Cold War move, computer sales to the Soviet Union were banned. In [...]

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Moritz grad, veteran, marathoner focuses work in Brazil

David Wilson ’10 let out a sigh when reminiscing about his time spent with a law firm in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Prof. Shane to host symposium examining government transparency in China

A symposium on “Government Transparency and Public Participation in the United States and China” will take place Friday, July 30 at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies, 1501 Neil Ave. Organized by Professor Peter Shane, the Jacob E. Davis [...]

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