The Law School Magazine  ·  Summer 2009



Justice Scalia to Visit Moritz to Discuss the Constitution, Role of Jury
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
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 l... Continue Reading →
Ginsburg Dazzles During Visit to Moritz
On April 10, the Ohio State Law Journal hosted a symposium entitled “The Jurisprudence of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Discussion of Fifteen Years... Continue Reading →

Alumni Profiles


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...

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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 ...

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Robertson ’90: Making Bankruptcy Her Business

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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Technology Adds New Questions Regarding Employee Supervision

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

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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Madison’s Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

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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From the Dean’s Desk

Although most of our students are away for the summer the work throughout Drinko Hall certainly hasn’t quieted. My faculty colleagues are busy researching and writing various books, law review articles, treatises, and speeches about cutting-edge legal issues facing us at home and abroad. Our dedic...

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Summer 2009

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