The Law School Magazine  ·  Summer 2013

Thomas Moyer


Building laws: Professors lend expertise, skill to establishing uniform laws, restatements

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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The Legacy of Thomas J. Moyer

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer ’64 passed away suddenly on April 2. Moyer, 70, had served on the Ohio Supreme Court since 1987 and was a frequent visitor to the College, regularly interacting with students, faculty, and alumni. In...

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Moritz Nurtures Young Leaders of the Future

School may have been out at the Moritz College of Law over the summer, but many of the College’s faculty, staff, students and even alumni were busy volunteering for the Law & Leadership Institute for high school students. The brainchild of seve...

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Ohio Supreme Court Modifies Belvedere Test for Piercing Corporate Veil

Last fall, the Ohio Supreme Court modified the three-prong Belvedere test for piercing the corporate veil in Ohio. While the decision did expand the type of behavior that will allow the corporate veil to be pierced, it is not nearly as broad as many ...

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‘Selfless Leadership:’ Former Dean Nancy Rogers left her post at Moritz’s helm to serve as Ohio Attorney General the past 6 months

If you ask Nancy Rogers what she accomplished in her seven years as dean of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, she’ll take credit for very little. She won’t claim credit for the College’s soaring student qualifications, the doubli...

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Judicial Elections: Will They Destroy the Third Branch?

As the 2008 presidential elections hit media and pundit overdrive, many Americans have given little thought to other candidates who will appear on the November ballots.  Increasingly, judicial candidates are facing heated, costly, and partisan battl...

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From the Dean’s Desk

This school year marked the beginning of two very important new initiatives at Moritz: the Moritz Leadership Scholarships and the Program on Law and Leadership.  A portion of our 1L class received full or partial Leadership Scholarships. While the a...

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