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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness


Issue: Spring 2011
 As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Ohio State University Mo...

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The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender and Tort Law


Issue: Spring 2011
In The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Martha Chamallas and Jennifer Wriggins, a University of Maine School of Law professor, put tort law under a critical magnifying glass and reve...

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The Bazlers Gift Supports Moritz, Agriculture


Issue: Spring 2011
We will all have legacies: those personality traits or significant acts that will be remembered for years in the future. The legacies of Frank Bazler ’53 and his wife, Ginni, will undoubtedly include the couple’s unwavering generosity to The Ohio...

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Dan Elliott ’89 Chairman, Surface Transportation Board


Issue: Spring 2011
While growing up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Dan Elliott ’89 admittedly didn’t pay much attention to the vast system of trains and railroads that surround the greater Cleveland area. Today, Elliott can’t stop thinking about those rails – in Clev...

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William Isaac ’69 Chairman of the Board at Fifth Third Bancorp


Issue: Spring 2011
If there was a memo explaining to William Isaac ’69 that he could start to slow down a bit at this stage in his career, he never received it. Isaac, who chaired the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the volatile years of 1981 through 198...

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Career Paths: Ellen Sheffield ’81 Book Artist


Issue: Spring 2011
As an artist, Ellen Sheffield ’81 deals mostly with abstract shapes. However, with her law degree she seems to have gone a full — geometrical — circle. Sheffield entered the Moritz College of Law as an art education graduate of Case Wes...

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What has the Obama presidency meant for the growth of presidential power?


Issue: Spring 2011
In Madison’s Nightmare: Executive Power and the Threat to American Democracy (University of Chicago Press 2009), Professor Peter M. Shane wrote about what he describes as an accelerating trend since 1981 towards “presidentialism.” He observed a...

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5-minute Classroom: Tips from the Moritz Librarians on Regulation Research


Issue: Spring 2011
You probably have encountered a situation where a particular statute does not completely answer your legal issues, and you have needed to turn to administrative regulations promulgated by a governmental agency to complete the research. With space con...

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From the Dean’s Desk


Issue: Spring 2011
Two elements of the College’s values statement – excellence and innovation – have been a driving force behind much of our advancement in the past few months. The College, thanks to the help of alumni and friends, has recently announced the intr...

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Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution Celebrates 25th Anniversary


Issue: Spring 2011
When Marcia Egbert ’85 and James Demetry ’85 began tip-toeing through the steps necessary to create a second academic journal at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1984, they knew it would be a considerable amount of work. In hind...

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