October 2009


Elinor Porter Swiger '51 Never Stops Supporting Moritz

Elinor Porter Swiger '51 remembers a much different era of law school. She recalls a time before the LSAT was required, and when one could earn a bachelor’s and law degree in six years. In 1951, she graduated from law school along with two other women and nearly 130 men. ››Read More

Dan Guttman '97

Guttman is now a partner at the Columbus office of Baker Hostetler. Watch our first video feature to learn more about him.››Watch Video

Law School News

From the Dean

Alan Michaels

New Look, New Features

I’d like to be the first to introduce you to our revised alumni e-newsletter, SideBar. As a replacement to This Month @ Moritz, SideBar incorporates our traditional alumni news, features, and events with some fresh offerings. ››Read More

Justice Scalia to Speak at Moritz Nov. 17

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will keynote a symposium at the Moritz College of Law entitled “Originalism and the Jury” on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Information regarding the symposium schedule and registration are available at the Moritz web site. ››Read more

Law & Leadership Institute Continues to Grow

Moritz students, faculty, and alumni are closely connected to a statewide program designed to increase the number of minorities involved in the justice system. ››Watch video feature

Moritz Needs Volunteer Supreme Court Justices

Moritz is seeking approximately 70 attorneys to judge the oral arguments of second-year students in Professor Beazley’s mandatory Appellate Advocacy course. ››Read more

Dan Guttman '97

Catch up with Dan Guttman '97, a partner at the Columbus office of Baker Hostetler. ››Watch Video

Reunion Weekend 2009 Photos

See photos taken during Reunion Weekend 2009 on Sept. 11-12 ››View Photos
Week in Pictures

Week in Pictures

View photos taken recently from around the Moritz College of Law ››View Photos

Football Picks

With two of the eight selections complete, see which alumni's college football picks are still strong. ››See Picks

5-Minute Classroom: Tips from the Moritz Law Library

Typography for Lawyers is a web site created and maintained by Matthew Butterick, a Los Angeles attorney. ››Read More

Moritz 'On the Record'

Ever pick up the Sunday paper and read a quote by one of your former professors? Check out where Moritz professors were mentioned in the last month. For the most recent appearances, visit the Faculty in the News page.

Alumni Tailgates

Tailgate time is here again! Come back to the Moritz College of Law to celebrate the football season in style. We'll offer a gourmet brunch, a shuttle to Ohio Stadium, and the chance to meet old friends and make new ones. ››Register Today!

Toledo-area Alumni Event

Moritz alumni in the Toledo area are invited to a gathering hosted by Judge David A. Katz '57. ››Read more
Did You Know

The Law Library was formed in December 1891

It was formed with a gift in memory of the Honorable Henry C. Noble of Columbus. Since then, its collections have grown to well over 770,000 volumes today, making it one of the largest law libraries in the country.
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SideBar is a monthly electronic newsletter for Moritz College of Law alumni. Questions regarding this publication should be directed to moritzlawnews@osu.edu.