The Law School Magazine  ·  Spring 2012

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Connecting Democracy: Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication


Issue: Spring 2012
With the proliferation of online communication tools, e-democracy is steadily transforming the relationship between government and citizens, a phe­nomenon that Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law at The Ohio State U...

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Program helps graduate build unique solo practice


Issue: Spring 2012
Domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human-trafficking – all are areas many lawyers are hesitant to pursue due to financial constraints, Micaela Deming ’09 says. Perhaps that is why the Columbus attorney’s focused practice developed ...

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Attorney continues her practice 60-plus years later


Issue: Spring 2012
On a winter’s day when drawing in a breath feels like a thousand icicles piercing the lungs, Mary Lord ’51 swings open the door to the tidy house on Orchard Street and wryly asks, “Do you want to shoot some baskets?” While a game of one-on-on...

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On the Front Line of Immigration


Issue: Spring 2012
In the Douthett family, there are two traditions: the Buckeyes and law school. Following his graduation from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., and a five-year stint in the Navy, Trenton Douthett ’06 followed suit and enrolled at Th...

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Exit Interviews: 6 members of the class of 2012 reflect, share where they are headed


Issue: Spring 2012
JANIE HENRY Janie Henry ’12 will be clerking for U.S. District Court Judge Frederick Stamp in the Northern District of West Virginia. “My best experience at Moritz was my judicial externship with Judge Edmund Sargus of the U.S. District Court for...

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A Fractured Debate


Issue: Spring 2012
A New kind of natural gas mining is shaking up Ohio and brings with it the promise of jobs and affordable energy, but critics say there might be an unforeseen impact on the environment. The process of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, produces...

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Timothy Barnes ’95 to serve as bankruptcy judge


Issue: Spring 2012
A partner in the restructuring and insolvency group at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, Timothy Barnes ’95 has been appointed as bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Barnes was appointed...

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Judicial Waiting Game


Issue: Spring 2012
After a statewide selection process, federal review, recommendations by both U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich ’66, and introduction before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Toledo lawyer Jeffrey Helmick ’88 has bee...

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Doing Business in China


Issue: Spring 2012
Steve Mortinger on … Chinese Business Culture: “In China, culturally, going to government offices and giving people business gifts has been the norm for a very long time. But for a U.S. company, it is very likely a violation of the Foreign Corrup...

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Sleeping Giant No More


Issue: Spring 2012
In 1978 in the United States, President Carter signed a bill allowing for the home brewing of beer; the Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl; and, in a Cold War move, computer sales to the Soviet Union were banned. In the People’s Republic of China, a...

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