The Law School Magazine  ·  Spring 2008

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Two ’75 Graduates Promoted to Leading Counsel Positions at Procter & Gamble


Issue: Spring 2008
Steve Jemison and Terry Overbey, both 1975 graduates of what is now called The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, met one another on the first day of law school.  They competed on the tennis court together, lived in the same dormitory, and...

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Szykownys’ Generosity Creates Moritz Scholarship: 1982 Graduate Credits Education for His Success


Issue: Spring 2008
While growing up in Cleveland, Thomas E. Szykowny ’82 always had a job.  His father died when he was in the eighth grade, leaving his mother to raise Tom and his two older sisters.  He worked in a machine shop to help his mother, a social worker ...

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When Work Isn’t Work


Issue: Spring 2008
The pictures in Angie Plummer’s office tell her story best. If Plummer ’92 didn’t truly love her job – the walls of her modest office probably wouldn’t be the same.  But inside her Columbus workplace, the pictures describe what Plummer say...

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Professional Responsibility: The Move from Bright Line Rules to Aspirational Disciplinary Standards


Issue: Spring 2008
The “new” Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct (the “Rules”) have now been effective for well over one year.  Although Ohio’s adaptation of the American Bar Association “Model Rules” moves Ohio into the overwhelming majority of states us...

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5-Minute Classroom: Stay Current on the New Rules of Federal Civil Procedure


Issue: Spring 2008
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were completely rewritten, effective Dec. 1, 2007.  The rules have been amended from time-to-time since they were adopted in 1938, but never have all the rules been amended at once.  Making the language of the r...

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Weighing the Options: Firms Likely to Consider Whether Mandatory Retirement Policies Are Worth Keeping


Issue: Spring 2008
Picture this. You’re turning 65 in a few months, and two of your firm’s managing partners call you into a conference room. You know what’s coming. To be truthful, you’ve been thinking about it for months – wait – years.  You’ve spent t...

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New Student Loan Law: Eases Payments for Low Income, Public Service Law Graduates


Issue: Spring 2008
Many bright-eyed and energetic first-year law students have walked through the doors of the Moritz College of Law with a vision of changing the world, helping others, and serving their communities.  While many have gone on to public service careers,...

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Going Global: Moritz Grads Take Their Legal Expertise Around the World


Issue: Spring 2008
It’s no surprise that The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has sent graduates throughout the United States to live and work.  The Ohio State name travels well in the States.  But the College’s alumni extend well beyond Hawaii and Mai...

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Judicial Elections: Will They Destroy the Third Branch?


Issue: Spring 2008
As the 2008 presidential elections hit media and pundit overdrive, many Americans have given little thought to other candidates who will appear on the November ballots.  Increasingly, judicial candidates are facing heated, costly, and partisan battl...

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Student Perspective: The First Day of Law School


Issue: Spring 2008
Flipping my desk calendar from October to November left me uneasy, even queasy – and not because I hate cranberries and pilgrim hats.  In fact, I have a weakness for cranberries and refuse to eat them unless I’m wearing a pilgrim hat.  But that...

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