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Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act


Issue: Summer 2013
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) promises a free and appropriate public education to all children with disabilities. At first glance, the IDEA is a shining example of law’s democratizing impulse. But, in the book Disabled Educ...

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Amy Cohen dishes about the ‘supermarket revolution’ and its effects on developing countries


Issue: Summer 2013
What are you researching currently? I am working on a project that examines what is at stake when developing countries regulate their food markets around the imperatives of large, corporate supermarket chains. Supermarkets, so common in the West are ...

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Storied treasures: Law library’s collection of rare books, artifacts numbers in the thousands


Issue: Summer 2013
In an era of downloading books to electronic readers and accessing materials across the world online, some have found it easy to diminish the power of the printed word – referring to books as archaic with printing presses considered at risk of beco...

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Student, donor, inspiration: Jenna Grassbaugh’s on a mission to help fellow veterans


Issue: Summer 2013
Thousands of Ohio veterans and military service members need legal services each year. They return home from tours of duty only to face seemingly insurmountable challenges – foreclosures, mushrooming problems with debt, issues with litigious landlo...

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New faces on the faculty: Three bring expertise in health law, national security, lawmaking


Issue: Summer 2013
When students at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law return to classes this fall, they will have the opportunity to learn from three new dynamic faculty members. Micah Berman and Efthimios Parasidis are emerging scholars who have incredib...

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Building laws: Professors lend expertise, skill to establishing uniform laws, restatements


Issue: Summer 2013
From soldiers casting ballots from Afghanistan to two parties negotiat­ing freely via a long-distance telephone call, the leadership of faculty at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law is having an impact. There is a long tradition of prof...

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In service to others


Issue: Summer 2013
Ours is a profession of service and justice. We serve our clients, our communities, and the people. In the past decade, with the Great Recession and tightening budgets, it has become apparent that more people are being left behind, left to fight for ...

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Rallying around a program


Issue: Winter 2013
This story originally accompanied the feature “Reinventing the clerkship: Model expanding the traditional judicial clerkship could be next trend.“  Erin Moriarty ’77 was inspired by a story. She was reading SideBar, the monthly e-newsl...

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Going all in: John Barron ’01 a high-roller in Ohio casinos


Issue: Winter 2013
From the pit bosses to the winning percentage on the slots, John Barron ’01 knows every casino in the Ohio like the back of his hand. He can tell you about the type of felt used on the roulette tables and knows every passage, back staircase, and se...

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