The Law School Magazine  ·  Fall 2009

Rob Phillips

 

Professor Merritt Argues Before U.S. Supreme Court


Professor Deborah Jones Merritt was the only one making her case before the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 7, but several others – from her own family to her Moritz one – contributed to the success of her first U.S. Supreme Court argument. The Court, in...
2009, Fall, Features

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As Justice’s Arrival Nears, Preparation Pays Off


Moritz Professor Douglas A. Berman didn’t quite know what would transpire after discussing with Suja A. Thomas, a then-University of Cincinnati law professor, in April 2007 about a possible conference regarding “originalism and the jury.” Thoma...
2009, Fall, Features

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McQuade ’67: Giving Back in His Own Way


Giving back is a relative phrase. Its definition varies from person to person; for some, it’s periodically volunteering and for others it’s providing financial support.  For Daniel P. McQuade ’67, “giving back” means donating countless hou...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Summer

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Turning a Dream Into Reality: Alumna Finds Second Success in German Village Shop


It’s easy to fantasize about tackling an entirely new career. It’s simple to think about opening a cozy bed and breakfast that overlooks a scenic landscape or retiring to start the fun ice cream shop on a Florida boardwalk. Plenty of people have ...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Summer

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Career Services Office Proactively Adapts to Better Serve Students


You don’t have to be in the midst of a job search to notice that the economic downturn hasn’t bypassed the legal market. Times are tough for the law firms, government agencies, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that annually hire entry-leve...
2009, Features, Summer

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Bankruptcy Boom


To remember a time when the economic climate was drastically different people do not need to peer back years, just months. And because thoughts of the high times are still fresh in the minds of most, the downed economy stings even more. The perfect-s...
2009, Features, Summer

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Andrea Seidt ’98 Takes Different Route to Job as Ohio’s Securities Chief


Andrea Seidt ’98 always had a desire to help the “little guy.” Before she entered high school, the argumentative teenager began telling people that she would become an attorney. Raised in a blue-collar family in the Appalachian region of Ohio, ...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Spring

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Epps ’73 Shares Knowledge of Health Care Law in Annual Talk


Everyone has their own way of staying connected to the Moritz College of Law. Some stop by for impromptu visits, others gather for a tailgate before a Buckeye football game, and plenty look forward to returning for their annual reunion. Joseph Epps ...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Spring

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Leadership of Frank Ray ’73 Shines Again


On Frank A. Ray’s first day on the job as chief civil counsel at the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office in 1976, his boss at the time, George C. Smith ’59 (now Senior U. S. District Judge), instructed him to meet the Franklin County Commission...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Spring

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Mortinger ’89 Maximizes Opportunities Presented at IBM


Since graduating from Moritz in 1989, Steve Mortinger has worked for IBM, which makes use of virtual world platforms regularly. Pictured is Mortinger and his avatar in Second Life. It’s difficult not to be intrigued by parts of Steve Mortinger’s ...
2009, Alumni Profiles, Spring

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