Briefing Room

legislation and the law of political process

Walker paper wins national award

Professor Christopher Walker recently won the Association of American Law Schools 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or fewer.

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Chamallas plays key role in Fair Calculations in Civil Damages Act

Days after Professor Martha Chamallas was quoted in a Washington Post article detailing how women and minorities are often awarded considerably less compensation in civil suits, she received phone calls two U.S. Senators looking to introduce legislation.

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Remembering Voinovich ’61

Former Ohio Gov. George V. Voinovich ’61 passed away on Sunday at the age of 79.

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Passion, focus, hard work lead alumna to dream career on Capitol Hill

For as long as she can remember, Amirah Salaam ’06 has been fascinated with the political process. Growing up in New Jersey and Virginia, she dreamed of one day working on Capitol Hill. Today, she is living that dream as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. House Democratic Leader Pelosi makes visit to campus

U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will be speaking at The Ohio State University on Friday, April 22, from 1:30 -2:30 p.m.  This Congressional Conversations event will be held in the Saxbe Auditorium. Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the House of […]

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New Congressional Conversations initiative kicks off with Portman, Pelosi

The Ohio State University continues its proud heritage of developing future policymakers and legislative leaders with Congressional Conversations, an initiative that brings prominent federal legislators to the university on a regular basis. The inaugural speakers will be U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) April 8, and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) April 22.

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Alumnus influences national policy concerning access to financial services and products

As legislative director for the National Urban League’s finance and housing division, Kyle R. Williams ’07 works to help change and influence policy to give disadvantaged people living in urban areas better access to financial services and products.

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Professor Walker consults on federal government report

Professor Christopher Walker served as the academic consultant for the Administrative Conference of the United States on a project exploring the role of federal agencies in the legislative process. In the fall, he released a final report with findings from the study.

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D.C. Summer Program Helps 2L Find Passion for Telecommunications Law

From the time he was in elementary school, 2L Matt Diaz knew one day he wanted to work in Washington, D.C. This past summer he had the opportunity to venture to the nation’s capital for an externship at the Federal Communications Commission.

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Life as a Public Official: State Representative Michael Stinziano ’07

On Monday, Oct. 5, at 12:10 p.m. in Room 246 State Representative Michael Stinziano ’07 will discuss the day-to-day life of a public official. He will also walk attendees through two policy examples he supported this past year, including an […]

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Moritz Students Gain Valuable Experience Through D.C. Summer Program

From the Federal Communications Commission the White House and beyond, 17 Moritz College of Law students are participating in a variety of prestigious externships in the nation’s capital this summer as part of the Washington D.C., Summer Program.

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Senator John Glenn to 1L students: “There’s hope for this country yet as long as there are people like you.”

On March 25, Senator John Glenn surprised an informal group of 13 1Ls who have expressed interest in one day possibly working in politics and government, regaling them with a condensed version of his life story, interspersed with nuggets of hard-won wisdom and advice.

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