The Law School Magazine  ·  Winter 2014

In Print


The Middle Voice: Mediating Conflict Successfully (Carolina Academic Press, Second Edition 2013) By Joseph Stulberg and Lela P. Love

Issue: Winter 2014
Conflict is inescapable. Although a lawyer is often called upon to formally mediate a legal controversy, many people assist others to resolve their disputes by skillfully and effectively using facilitating skills and strategies in their role as super...

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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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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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Connecting Democracy: Online Consultation and the Flow of Political Communication

Issue: Spring 2012
With the proliferation of online communication tools, e-democracy is steadily transforming the relationship between government and citizens, a phe­nomenon that Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law at The Ohio State U...

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The Statehood of Palestine: International Law in the Middle East Conflict

Issue: Fall 2011
In the midst of recent debates on the question of the statehood of Palestine and its recognition by the United Nations, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor John B. Quigley turned to international law to argue Palestine is a coun...

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Issue: Spring 2011
 As the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or have been labeled felons for life. Ohio State University Mo...

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The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender and Tort Law

Issue: Spring 2011
In The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Professor Martha Chamallas and Jennifer Wriggins, a University of Maine School of Law professor, put tort law under a critical magnifying glass and reve...

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Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom

Issue: Fall 2009
Two Moritz evidence professors, Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons, have released a new evidence casebook, published by West Academic Publishing in 2009, that is expected to be an important entrant to West’s American Casebook Series. However, th...

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Madison’s Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy

Issue: Summer 2009
Though he campaigned on a theme of change, Barack Obama in his first months in office has already asserted inherent presidential power in some ways reminiscent of his Republican predecessors. While abandoning the Bush Administration’s most audaciou...

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