Like many, having the opportunity to help and make an impact on people’s lives is what initially drove 3L Neil Scott to become a lawyer, but his drive has also grown to include a passion for helping his fellow law students.
Brian F. Jordan ’15 has won the 2015 Epstein Becker Green Annual Health Law Writing Competition with his paper titled, “Remembering to Protect Those Who Cannot Remember: Rethinking Alzheimer’s Liability and Healthcare Solutions.”
When Ben Franklin famously said, “If you want something done, ask a busy person,” he probably had someone like screenwriter, lawyer, and family man Hanz Wasserburger ’97 in mind. For years, Wasserburger, who lives with his family in Austin, Texas, has juggled and excelled in two wildly different, but equally demanding, careers.
After a mere two months of practicing law professionally, recent graduate Jonathan Olivito ’14 was given the kind of opportunity even the most seasoned professionals pine for – the chance to argue an appeal in front the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals last month.
In the fall, LL.M. students take LL.M. Legal Writing, a course designed to provide them with a strong foundation in U.S. legal writing. This year, Moritz pioneered a new model for the program adding five 3L legal writing fellows to serve as resources for the LL.M. students.
Matthew Borden ’14 has been named the winner of the 2013-2014 U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s Board of Governors’ annual Law Student Writing Competition.
Mandi Grandjean ’16 worked as a legal intern at the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney’s office this summer, where she spent her days researching and writing motions on behalf of the state of Ohio.
The library at the Moritz College of Law is the largest law library in the state of Ohio and houses one of the largest law school library collections in the United States, making it an invaluable resource for students, professors, researchers, attorneys, judges, officials, and citizens of Ohio. This summer, one of Ohio State’s own – Sara Sampson ’97 – has taken the helm.
In a recent ceremony at the Library of Congress, Jonathan Olivito ’14 received recognition for a note he published in the Ohio State Law Journal, entitled “Beyond the Fourth Amendment: Limiting Drone Surveillance Through the Constitutional Right to Informational Privacy.”
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.
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.
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.