The Law School Magazine  ·  Fall 2007

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The Dual Gift of Mentoring: A Success Story


Issue: Fall 2007
Megan St. Ledger ’07 admits that the Michael E. Moritz Merit Scholarship was the impetus for her choosing The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, but the benefits of the program – specifically her relationship with her mentor – are...

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Climbing his way to the top: Prestigious law firm hires OSU Law alumnus as partner


Issue: Fall 2007
If success had a recipe, Michael Segal learned the secret ingredient years ago. A 1983 alumnus of The Ohio State University College of Law and a 1980 graduate of The Ohio State University, Segal has quickly – relatively speaking – advanced to bei...

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A Lawyer’s Life Leading Nonprofit Associations


Issue: Fall 2007
Barton Hacker ’01 never planned to go to law school. But after pursuing a graduate degree in public policy and successfully leading an Atlanta nonprofit, Bart said the potential benefits of law school became undeniably obvious in his career, despit...

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The New Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct; The Task of Interpretation


Issue: Fall 2007
With the February 2007 implementation of the Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct comes the difficult task of interpreting this new set of rules. The key to doing so flows from the process of their creation. The rules are a conscious blending of the AB...

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Increased Connectivity Leaves Questions Unanswered


Issue: Fall 2007
It wasn’t so long ago that when clients needed something from their attorneys they would pick up the phone, leave a voicemail, send a fax, or, even, write a letter. Responses would occur as quickly as possible, but most often in the form of a well-...

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5-Minute Classroom: Become an Information Mogul through RSS Feeds


Issue: Fall 2007
Typically, if people want to see whether new information has been added to a web site, they would go to the web site and look for new content.  For example, if they want to see whether CNN has added articles to its web site since the last time they ...

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The Lawrence H. Stotter Collection: Volumes on the Law and Women


Issue: Fall 2007
The collection that Lawrence H. Stotter ’58 donated to the Moritz Law Library consists of more than 200 volumes published from the 16th to the 20th centuries.  The collection includes reports of trials, treatises, guides for laypersons, compendium...

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Setting the Green Precedent


Issue: Fall 2007
It’s not unusual to hear of fines being imposed on large corporations that are violating federal clean air and water laws.  And state environmental protection agencies often file lawsuits against companies that have inappropriately released danger...

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School Integration Then and Now


Issue: Fall 2007
Carlotta Walls was taught at a young age that a good education is the key to success.  The gifted teenager undoubtedly had no idea this principle, instilled by her parents, would lead to her becoming an icon in American civil rights history. During ...

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Student Perspective: The First Day of Law School


Issue: Fall 2007
Editors Note: In the spirit of keeping alumni abreast of the College’s environment, we’ve asked 1L Jonathan Peters to detail his personal experience throughout his first year in law school.  Jonathan will continue to welcome our alumni into his ...

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