Professors

Bruce S. Johnson

Professor Emeritus of Law
Bruce S. Johnson
Contact Information:

(614) 292-0353 johnson.726@osu.edu Drinko 374B

Education:
  • B.A., Amherst College, History, 1970 (cum laude)
  • J.D., New York University, 1973
  • M.L.S., Rutgers University, Graduate School of Library
Media:

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Scholarship:

Curriculum Vitae Bibliography

Areas of Expertise:
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • Real Property and Real Estate Finance

Professor Bruce S. Johnson joined the Moritz College of Law in 1992 as director of the Michael E. Moritz Law Library and professor of law. In 1997, he became associate dean for information services.  Prior to his shift to emeritus status in 2014, he was the Thomas J. and Mary E. Heck
and Leo H. Faust Memorial Designated Professor of Law.

Prior to coming to Ohio State, Professor Johnson was director of the law library and associate professor of law at the University of South Carolina. Earlier, he had served as chief reference librarian at the University of Michigan Law Library.

He has written and spoken on issues of law library management and funding, the confidentiality of library circulation records, and the use of wireless networks in law schools.

Professor Johnson has served as chair of the Law libraries Committee of the America Bar Association’s Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. He teaches Legal Analysis and Writing, Property, and Wills, Trusts, and Estates.