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.
Michael Braunstein Media Hits
The following is a list of selected media coverage for Michael Braunstein. 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 Michael Braunstein was quoted in an article on DigitalJournal.com discussing his firm's launch of a new website to educate and protect the rights of Ohioans affected by the 1,230-mile Appalachia-to-Texas (ATEX) Enterprise pipeline project.
'Sex offenders can't live here'
Aug. 15, 2006
Professor Michael Braunstein is quoted in this article in The Morning Journal (Lorain, Ohio) about an Avon Lake (Ohio) subdivision's efforts to bar sex offenders from living there. Braunstein agreed that the rule appeared to be legal, though he cautioned this is a new area of the law. "I don't think ex-convicts in general and sex offenders in particular are one of the protected groups," he said. "The thing that the courts have to struggle with is that you're free to discriminate, but if everybody discriminates, where are we going to put these people?"