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.
Martha Chamallas Media Hits
The following is a list of selected media coverage for Martha Chamallas. 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)
In court, color still matters
Apr. 3, 2012
Professor Martha Chamallas's work was referenced by a column in the Tampa Bay Times speaking about the race and gender bias in the legal system.
Chamallas had concluded that race- and gender-based tables result in significantly lower awards for minority men and women.
Judge eyes race question in ferry crash payout
Sep. 8, 2008
Professor Martha Chamallas was quoted in a Newsday story about whether race should contribute to determining a person’s life expectancy. “Chamallas said race has cropped up routinely in studies she has done from the 1990s through 2005 of personal injury cases. While longevity and medical care are different issues than economic loss caused by an inability to work, Chamallas said the result sought is usually the same: determining a proper monetary award.”
E-mails show close friendship gone sour
Nov. 29, 2006
In a Columbus Dispatch story about sexual harassment suits between a school board member and the district's superintendent, Professor Martha Chamallas says that earlier welcomed behavior is relevant when a relationship turns sour. However, she notes that later forms of behavior could be harassment.