The Law School Magazine  ·  Winter 2013

 

Features

 
The Creepy Factor: Technological innovation creates new wave of privacy regulation
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... Continue Reading →
All eyes on the court
Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional la... Continue Reading →
A new class of professors joins Moritz: Three bring wealth of experience in the Supreme Court, civil rights defense, and nonprofit leadership
As sure as the leaves on the trees lining 12th Avenue and High Street turn from green to gold each autumn, new faces emerge in Drinko Hall – and not... Continue Reading →
D.C. summer program celebrates milestone, memories, molding careers
At 11:30 p.m. one November evening in 2008, the night before sign-ups for the Washington, D.C., Summer Program, Adam Heider ’11 answered his phone. ... Continue Reading →
1 Degree, 10 Careers in higher education
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 l... Continue Reading →
Capital markets focus of new program
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law continued to build on its recent expansion of business law courses and programs in the fall of 2012 wi... Continue Reading →
‘A giant among us:’ Remembering the Honorable Robert Duncan ’52 1927-2012
Even though he graduated as the president of his class at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Robert Morton Duncan ’52 once told a repo... Continue Reading →
Meet this year’s journal editors-in-chief
Barbara Jordan, Ohio State Law Journal, from New Albany, Ohio, graduated from The Ohio State University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in civil en... Continue Reading →
Reinventing the clerkship: Model expanding the traditional judicial clerkship could be next trend
Responding to a fundamental shift in the legal job market for new lawyers, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has developed various publi... Continue Reading →
Alumna appointed to Ohio Supreme Court
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 St... Continue Reading →

Alumni Profiles

 

Rallying around a program


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


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


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


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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Alumna appointed to Ohio Supreme Court


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


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


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


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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Reynolds ’01 excels on Capitol Hill


At the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Nichole Francis Reynolds ’01 was working backstage preparing speakers to go onstage when a colleague pointed out former U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton (D-Ohio) to her. Reynolds approached Sutton, who re...

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Departments

 

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


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


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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Alumni make the difference



When law professors talk to deans about deaning, a common refrain is “I might like to be a dean, but I would hate/I could never ask people for money” (and, in truth, I was apprehensive about fundraising when I was appointed interim dean). Now I answer that “advancement” work is one of my fav...

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