The Law School Magazine  ·  Winter 2014

Features

 

An Education in Politics: Alumna combines law degree, Ph.D. in career at mayor’s office


Issue: Winter 2014
  Keisha Hunley-Jenkins ’05 never thought she would pursue a career in politics. But after the office of Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman called with a job offer, she’s now directing an office in City Hall. Hunley-Jenkins is the director of ex...

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‘I achieved my dream’: National Guardsman makes a difference as Chicago prosecutor


Issue: Winter 2014
As both a prosecutor in the city of Chicago and a Judge Advocate General in the military, Shariq Kathawala ’08 is using education from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to serve a larger community. Balancing the two careers can di...

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Navigating Cultural Differences: Craig Bryson ’00 manages attorneys from afar, abroad at Abbott Laboratories


Issue: Winter 2014
It’s not as simple as walking down the hall and knocking on a door for Craig Bryson ’00 to convene with his legal team. As area counsel for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa at Abbott Laboratories, Bryson oversees 15 lawyers responsible f...

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The Speaker and The President: William Batchelder ’67, Keith Faber ’91 lead Ohio Legislature


Issue: Winter 2014
Hushed conversations are swallowed entirely by the din outside of the legislative chambers at the Ohio Statehouse, making an already warm October afternoon a bit stifling. Freed from their classrooms for a day, school children on a field trip file th...

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Unprecedented Impact: Examining the Affordable Care Act


Issue: Winter 2014
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a lot like War and Peace meets the federal tax code meets the big bang theory: It is long. It affects every business and person in America. And, it is complicated, rife with assumptions and unce...

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1 Degree, 10 Careers


Issue: Winter 2014
 The only things certain in life are death, taxes, and opinions on how the tax code could be changed for the better. All Rise surveyed 10 alumni whose practices focus on taxation for insights into the current debates and future for this specialized ...

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Students helping students: Truancy Mediation Project makes a difference in Columbus Area Schools


Issue: Winter 2014
When a juvenile has truancy issues, it may seem that legal action is the only option a school has to intervene. The student-run Truancy Mediation Project at the Moritz College of Law, however, allows parents, students, and schools to use their servic...

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A broadening global network: College’s LL.M. program enhances classroom experience, U.S. legal profession


Issue: Winter 2014
In a parking lot near the Fisher College of Business on The Ohio State University campus, Thompson Buck is giving his former boss, Ruijin “Reking” Chen,  a driving lesson. Chen spent the last six years as an intellectual property lawyer...

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Moritz professors preview Supreme Court term


Issue: Winter 2014
“The last term was a blockbuster term. It is a very exciting time to be a lawyer. This term promises some of the same excitement,” Dean Alan C. Michaels said. Several professors at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law sat down to previ...

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Exit Interviews: 6 members of the Class of 2013 discuss future plans


Issue: Summer 2013
From trying cases in clinics or externships to tearing up the moot court circuit and finding their legal calling, six members of the Class of 2013 reflect on their time at Moritz and share their future plans.   JANAY STEVENS When Janay Stevens ...

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