The Law School Magazine  ·  Summer 2013

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From Immigrant to International Bridge Builder: Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04 came from Venezuela with a desire to practice law and serve his new country


Issue: Summer 2013
Three years after graduating from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04 was exactly who and precisely where he wanted to be. He was a U.S. citizen, specifically an Army JAG Corps officer, traveling over Kuwait in a ...

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Tales from the Clinics: Great lessons learned in courtrooms, with clients


Issue: Summer 2013
By participating in the Civil Clinic, Matt Grimsley ’13 gained more experience than many young attorneys who have been practicing for years. “During the clinic I had the opportunity to litigate on behalf of a client in a three-day civil jury tria...

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1 Degree, 10 Careers


Issue: Summer 2013
They are journalists with J.D. degrees. Our graduates put their legal education to use in a variety of careers, and in this issue of All Rise, we talk with 10 alumni who have combined their law degree with the power of the press.   Clarence M. D...

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Access Crisis: Ohio and other states struggle to provide liberty and justice for all


Issue: Summer 2013
In a courtroom right now, a young father is fighting for visitation rights for his child. He is unrepresented and, when called to order, merely stands before the court and says, “I want to be able to visit with my child.” He doesn’t know court ...

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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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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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