Faculty in the News
Moritz College of Law faculty members are increasingly finding themselves in the spotlight as reporters seek them out for expert comment on today's headlines. The topics cover a wide range, such as the death penalty, artificial insemination, and voting machines. Just as varied are the locations of the publications or news outlets, ranging from small town newspapers to wire services with international distribution.
The following is a list of selected media coverage for Moritz faculty members. The links below will direct you to sites that are not affiliated with the Moritz College of Law. They are subject to change, and some may expire or require registration as time passes. Contact Barbara Peck, Chief Communications Officer, for any media requests at (614) 292-0283.
Nancy Hardin Rogers Media Hits
The following is a list of selected media coverage for Nancy Hardin Rogers. The links below will direct you to sites that are not affiliated with the Moritz College of Law. They are subject to change, and some may expire or require registration as time passes. (Return to Faculty Bio)
Professor Nancy Rogers was quoted in a The Bowdoin Orient article about Craig McEwen retiring after a 30-year tenure as a sociology professor at Bowdoin College. Rogers co-authored a book with McEwen.
"In his conversations, it is always clear that he puts students and teaching first," said Rogers. "He'll never agree to a project or schedule a scholarly meeting that will shorten his time with students."
Professor Nancy Hardin Rogers was quoted by The Christian Science Monitor in a story about President Obama selecting former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. "He is brilliant and has balanced judgment," says Rogers, who preceded Cordray as Ohio's attorney general, in an e-mail. "I believe that he will listen carefully and thoughtfully when he assumes this major new responsibility for our nation, and that he will make decisions based on rigorous analysis of the issues."
Professor Nancy Rogers was mentioned in a Cleveland Plain Dealer story about a Law and Leadership Institute that she helped develop. The story states: “Nancy Rogers, a professor and former dean of law at Ohio State University, helped develop the program. She said the need for diversity came up at retreats that Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer holds for the state's law school deans and state bar association leaders.”
OSU Law School Dean Named Ohio AG
May 28, 2008
Dean Nancy Rogers was mentioned in hundreds of news outlets after being appointed Ohio Attorney General. An Associated Press story appeared on more than 150 newspaper and television web sites, including the USA Today, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and Washington Post, among several others. Stories also appeared in The Columbus Dispatch, Cincinnati Enquirer, and Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Dean Nancy Rogers was quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education in a story about a research project intended to study the effects of affirmative action in colleges and law schools. The story states: “Among the law schools that have provided information to the consortium is Ohio State University's. Its dean, Nancy H. Rogers, who recently completed a term as president of the Association of American Law Schools, said in an interview on Monday, ‘It is hard to have views on research that has not been done,’ but ‘the academy in general is supportive of research,’ and ‘most scholars want to see more research, not less.’”
Law School Loans About to Be Lightened for Some
Sep. 25, 2007
Moritz College of Law Dean Nancy Rogers was quoted in a National Law Review story regarding a bill awaiting the president’s signature that would provide some relief to those people with student loans. Relief would be contingent upon high-debt or work in the public service sector. “Nancy Rogers, president of the Association of American of Law Schools and dean of the Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, said the bill will also help organizations retain top workers. ‘It is so important that the public sectors of this nation are able to attract the very best lawyers,’ she said. ‘We were seeing signs that it was becoming more difficult to do so.’”
In a Daily Reporter story about the involvement of the Moritz College faculty and students in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Cutter v. Wilkinson, Dean Nancy H. Rogers said that Moritz students are encouraged to think not only what the law is now, but where it is going and how it is going to develop.