The Law School Magazine  ·  Summer 2009

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Technology Adds New Questions Regarding Employee Supervision


Issue: Summer 2009
As the Internet and other technologies continue to advance, employers have more and more tools to monitor employees and research prospective employees. Whether reviewing online profiles or monitoring employees’ computer keystrokes, employers will f...

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How Arizona v. Gant Changed Procedures for Searching Arrestee’s Vehicles


Issue: Summer 2009
In April, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a 5-4 opinion that revised the long-standing Belton rule, the effect of which will be to change the procedures police officers may use when searching the vehicles of persons whom they arrest. Police no longe...

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Career Services Office Proactively Adapts to Better Serve Students


Issue: Summer 2009
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...

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5-Minute Classroom: Twitter 101


Issue: Summer 2009
What is Twitter? Twitter is a social networking tool. Users post frequent, brief updates in 140 characters or less. These updates are known as “tweets.” People are able to “follow” the tweets of people they find interesting. People who post t...

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Ginsburg Dazzles During Visit to Moritz


Issue: Summer 2009
On April 10, the Ohio State Law Journal hosted a symposium entitled “The Jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Discussion of Fifteen Years on the U.S. Supreme Court.” The symposium included an in-depth analysis of the Justice’s impact...

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Robertson ’90: Making Bankruptcy Her Business


Issue: Summer 2009
Jean Robertson ’90 has been fine-tuning her bankruptcy and restructuring skills since law school, and, albeit an unfortunate time for the economy, the current climate has made her expertise more valuable than ever before. “We know and expect to b...

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Bankruptcy Boom


Issue: Summer 2009
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...

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Justice Scalia to Visit Moritz to Discuss the Constitution, Role of Jury


Issue: Summer 2009
It is certainly no secret that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is a fan of constitutional originalism. The idea of a “living Constitution” that changes with the times is not one which the Justice subscribes. But, how does this concept o...

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Student Perspective: 3L Year Comes With New Interests, Career Goals


Issue: Summer 2009
The first two years of law school are not unlike Ferdinand Magellan’s storied voyage.  (Bear with me.)  As a 1L, I walked into Drinko Hall with a plan: I would specialize in First Amendment and constitutional law, and I would graduate and follow ...

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Madison’s Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy


Issue: Summer 2009
Though he campaigned on a theme of change, Barack Obama in his first months in office has already asserted inherent presidential power in some ways reminiscent of his Republican predecessors. While abandoning the Bush Administration’s most audaciou...

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