The Law School Magazine  ·  Spring 2010

 

Features

 
Ohio State Law Journal Celebrates 75th Anniversary
In 1933, Maudine Ormsby, a cow, was elected Homecoming Queen at The Ohio State University. The hilarity that filled the campus led a law student named... Continue Reading →
A Journey: Two Moritz LL.M. Students and Native Rwandans Survived the Unthinkable
When Edouard Kayihura was 8 years old, he spent three weeks hiding under bushes and living in mountains with no supplies and in fear for his life. His... Continue Reading →
Top 10 Legal Developments of the Past Decade
 Whether change is perceived as good or bad normally depends upon to whom you’re speaking. One person’s blessing may be another’s curse. But no... Continue Reading →
The Legacy of Thomas J. Moyer
Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer ’64 passed away suddenly on April 2. Moyer, 70, had served on the Ohio Supreme Court since 1987 and... Continue Reading →

Alumni Profiles

 

A Mainstay in the Ohio Statehouse: Alumnus’ Gift to Support College’s Leadership Scholarships


William Blair ’70 was raised in Canton, Ohio. He still owns a house there as well as one in the Columbus suburb of Upper Arlington. But Blair is most at home when he’s roaming the great halls of the Ohio Statehouse. For nearly 50 years, Blair has...

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Legal Aid Leader: Sarjeant ’75 Returns to the Legal Services Corporation a Third Time


When Karen Sarjeant ’75 reflects upon her career – one that has taken her to various legal aid organizations across the country – she realizes the “power of one person” time and time again. Nearly all of her decisions involving education or...

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A Journey: Two Moritz LL.M. Students and Native Rwandans Survived the Unthinkable


When Edouard Kayihura was 8 years old, he spent three weeks hiding under bushes and living in mountains with no supplies and in fear for his life. His village in the mountains of Rwanda was under attack and his family was being hunted down because of...

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The Legacy of Thomas J. Moyer


Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer ’64 passed away suddenly on April 2. Moyer, 70, had served on the Ohio Supreme Court since 1987 and was a frequent visitor to the College, regularly interacting with students, faculty, and alumni. In...

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Departments

 

What is the Legal Significance of Kristin M. Perry v. Arnold Schwarzenegger?


As litigation and referendums relating to same-sex marriages continue around the country, so do the legal questions surrounding them. Professor Marc Spindelman, who teaches constitutional law and family law, and who is also an expert in lesbian and g...

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What Made the Farrakhan v. Gregoire Ruling Landmark?


Farrakhan v. Gregoire considered the state of Washington’s law disenfranchising people who have been convicted of felonies. The court concluded that Washington’s felony disenfranchisement law violates the Voting Rights Act because of its dispropo...

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From the Dean’s Desk



As detailed in this issue’s cover story, developments in law and the legal industry during the past decade have been vast and transformative. So too have been the changes we’ve made and experienced at Moritz. We’ve added new programs, strengthened our faculty, and continued to improve the cred...

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