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Legal writing award taking Moritz student to GRAMMYs

Amid all of music’s brightest stars at the Grammys will be one of The Ohio State Moritz College of Law’s students. 3L Matt Borden won’t be performing or taking the stage, but as the winner of a national writing contest, he will make a presentation to entertainment lawyers from around the country and then hit the red carpet.

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Wright wins ABA writing award

Sean Wright ’13 won the ABA Environmental Justice Essay Competition with his essay Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: An Environmental Justice Framework to Protect Beyond Reservation Borders.

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Journal editors named for 2013-14

Five members of the Class of 2014 will lead The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s student-run journals in the coming academic year.

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‘Best Oralist’ declared in 21st Herman Moot Court Competition

The 21st Annual Herman Moot Court Competition concluded Thursday with oral arguments in the William B. Saxbe Law Auditorium before a panel of four distinguished judges and practitioners.

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3L wins ABA writing competition

3L Dylan Borchers is the winner of the 2012 K. William Kolbe Writing Competition, sponsored by the American Bar Association Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law.

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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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Recent alumni honored for journal work

Two Class of 2011 graduates recently were recognized by the CPR Institute for academic papers they wrote and published as students at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

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Starker One of Three New Legal Writing Faculty

Moritz has hired three new clinical faculty members to teach first-year legal analysis and writing, which will now be a full-year, four-credit hour class.

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Student Articles Recognized for Achievement

Two articles written by The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law students have been selected as two of the best law review articles within the last year in the field of entertainment, publishing, and the arts.

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Professor Chamallas Co-Authors Compelling New Book on Tort Law

In The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Martha Chamallas and Jennifer Wriggins, a University of Maine School of Law professor, put tort law under a critical magnifying glass.

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Beazley honored with Morgan E. Shipman Outstanding Professor Award

It was during Professor Mary Beth Beazley’s third year of law school that she got her first taste of teaching. She was a teaching assistant and vividly remembers taking the initial plunge into the career that she once declared she [...]

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Ohio State Law Professor Mary Beth Beazley receives National Legal Writing Award

Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Associate Professor Mary Beth Beazley was recently presented the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education.  The award is one of several national Burton Awards given annually to lawyers and law [...]

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