The Law School Magazine  ·  Winter 2014

Barbara Peck

 

The Middle Voice: Mediating Conflict Successfully (Carolina Academic Press, Second Edition 2013) By Joseph Stulberg and Lela P. Love


Conflict is inescapable. Although a lawyer is often called upon to formally mediate a legal controversy, many people assist others to resolve their disputes by skillfully and effectively using facilitating skills and strategies in their role as super...
2014, Departments, In Print, Winter

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Unprecedented Impact: Examining the Affordable Care Act


The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a lot like War and Peace meets the federal tax code meets the big bang theory: It is long. It affects every business and person in America. And, it is complicated, rife with assumptions and unce...
2014, Features, Winter

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Moritz professors preview Supreme Court term


“The last term was a blockbuster term. It is a very exciting time to be a lawyer. This term promises some of the same excitement,” Dean Alan C. Michaels said. Several professors at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law sat down to previ...
2014, Departments, Features, Winter

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Exit Interviews: 6 members of the Class of 2013 discuss future plans


From trying cases in clinics or externships to tearing up the moot court circuit and finding their legal calling, six members of the Class of 2013 reflect on their time at Moritz and share their future plans.   JANAY STEVENS When Janay Stevens ...
2013, Alumni Profiles, Features, Summer

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Access Crisis: Ohio and other states struggle to provide liberty and justice for all


In a courtroom right now, a young father is fighting for visitation rights for his child. He is unrepresented and, when called to order, merely stands before the court and says, “I want to be able to visit with my child.” He doesn’t know court ...
2013, Features, Summer

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Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act


The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) promises a free and appropriate public education to all children with disabilities. At first glance, the IDEA is a shining example of law’s democratizing impulse. But, in the book Disabled Educ...
2013, Departments, In Print, Summer

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Amy Cohen dishes about the ‘supermarket revolution’ and its effects on developing countries


What are you researching currently? I am working on a project that examines what is at stake when developing countries regulate their food markets around the imperatives of large, corporate supermarket chains. Supermarkets, so common in the West are ...
2013, Departments, Faculty Q & A, Summer

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Going all in: John Barron ’01 a high-roller in Ohio casinos


From the pit bosses to the winning percentage on the slots, John Barron ’01 knows every casino in the Ohio like the back of his hand. He can tell you about the type of felt used on the roulette tables and knows every passage, back staircase, and se...
2013, Alumni Profiles, Winter

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Professor David Stebenne reflects on lessons to be learned from the 2012 presidential election


Ohio was the focus in the lead-up to Election Day for candidates and media alike. Why do you think President Obama prevailed? In retrospect, the single most important fact of the 2012 presidential campaign was that Barack Obama led steadily in Ohio ...
2013, Departments, Faculty Q & A, Winter

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All eyes on the court


Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional law, business law, and copyright law pending this term, which will wrap up in June. Amgen Inc. v. Con...
2013, Features, Winter

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