The Law School Magazine  ·  Spring 2012

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Servant The Leader: Brian Sandoval ’89 shares lessons learned during meteoric rise


Issue: Spring 2012
After the votes were counted and the victory secured, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval ’89 faced a num­ber of daunting challenges: Nevada had the highest unemployment rate in the United States and led the nation in fore­closures. The state’s high sch...

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Donald B. Tobin shares his thoughts on political fundraising and nonprofits


Issue: Spring 2012
What changes in the law have led political operatives to consider alternative structures when setting up campaign organizations? The short answer is that organizations are improperly choosing alternative structures to avoid the campaign disclosure pr...

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Bringing the law to life


Issue: Spring 2012
Around 6 p.m. on a Monday night, two students sat at a table in the front of a lecture hall large enough for more than 70 students. Yet, they faced fewer than 10 sets of eyes staring back at them. The pair staring most intently belonged to James Davi...

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Class of 2012 student’s great-grandfather was College’s first black graduate


Issue: Spring 2012
Walking briskly into the lobby of Drinko Hall, Loren Simmons ’12 fits the profile of a typical law student: well-dressed, good posture, and a friendly smile. The 3L sat down and appeared to be at home within the halls of the Michael E. Moritz Colle...

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Office of Diversity & Inclusion works with students ‘seeking to understand’


Issue: Spring 2012
After taking steps to look at diversity in a broader sense – such as economic diversity, gender issues, and sexual orientation – The Ohio State Uni­versity Moritz College of Law has altered the name and programming focus of one of its offices. T...

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Commitment to diversity leads to gift


Issue: Spring 2012
The game at Ohio Stadium only held the interest of Tom Kahle ’75 for so long. While the Buckeyes put points on the board against Indiana University on Nov. 5, Kahle was in deep conversation with his companions, Dean Alan Michaels and Professor Shar...

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Baker Hostetler gives $500K for mentoring program


Issue: Spring 2012
Students enter the dining room at the Barrister Club, scanning the room for familiar faces. Their smiles break wide open as they extend a hand to the lawyers seated at their table. The dining room gets louder with the chatter and chuckles that result...

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Institute’s work mirrors director’s own story of success


Issue: Spring 2012
Sharon Davies is passionate about the mission of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity because she believes her life is proof of its fundamen­tal philosophy: Individual success is only partly attributable to character; it also is ...

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Diversity in the law


Issue: Spring 2012
There are many marks of a great learning community, including outstanding teaching, creative faculty scholarship, and support for talented students. Diversity is also an essential part of a great educational institution. In an academic year with many...

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