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Free to empower consumers: Brain surgeries led alumna to start own company


Issue: Winter 2013
Hit with a painful chronic medical condition that required three brain surgeries and unsure if big firm life was for her, Tiffany Smith ’09 did what anyone would do: She became her own boss. Working at a prominent law firm had been a personal goal ...

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Big risk, sweet rewards: John Lowe ’98 left GC post within General Electric to lead Jeni’s enterprise


Issue: Winter 2013
In the office of John Lowe ’98, a stack of framed artwork is carefully bound in bubble wrap and leaning against a chalkboard wall filled with whimsical doodles of flowers and vines. The former is indicative of the fact that Lowe, CEO of Jeni’s Sp...

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Reinventing the clerkship: Model expanding the traditional judicial clerkship could be next trend


Issue: Winter 2013
Responding to a fundamental shift in the legal job market for new lawyers, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has developed various public interest and private sector fellowships to provide high-caliber graduates with a unique opportunit...

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Alumna appointed to Ohio Supreme Court


Issue: Winter 2013
Thankfully, Judith French ’88 had found the hand crank on the side of the lectern the last time she argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. She knew just how many turns were required to lower the lectern to fit her 5-foot frame so she...

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Following her calling: Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton ’79 prepares for next chapter in advocacy


Issue: Winter 2013
As a trial judge in Franklin County, Ohio, Evelyn Lundberg Stratton ’79 often stared down from her bench at defendants buckling under the weight of more than just lengthy criminal records. They were dealing with mental health issues that contribute...

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1 Degree, 10 Careers in higher education


Issue: Winter 2013
A Juris Doctor can be the door that leads to varied and challenging opportunities in any number of specialties. In this issue of All Rise, we take a look at how one degree has served 10 alumni in their careers in higher education. 1. Gregory J. Vinc...

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Courts redefining expectation of privacy in workplace


Issue: Winter 2013
This story originally accompanied the feature “The Creepy Factor: Technological innovation creates new wave of privacy regulation.” Employment laws have not caught up with technology – and are unlikely to do so anytime soon, offered L. Cami...

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The Creepy Factor: Technological innovation creates new wave of privacy regulation


Issue: Winter 2013
For the average American, the morning may begin with checking email and scrolling through one’s Facebook feed before even getting out of bed. During the morning commute, a GPS satellite interfaces with the car’s computer, giving directions to the...

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Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory, Third Edition (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013) By Martha Chamallas


Issue: Winter 2013
Since its first edition published 15 years ago, Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory has been a treatise intended to demystify the subject for students, scholars, and lawyers alike. Written in a straightforward tone free of legal jargon, the newly r...

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Professor David Stebenne reflects on lessons to be learned from the 2012 presidential election


Issue: Winter 2013
Ohio was the focus in the lead-up to Election Day for candidates and media alike. Why do you think President Obama prevailed? In retrospect, the single most important fact of the 2012 presidential campaign was that Barack Obama led steadily in Ohio ...

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