Briefing Room


The Constitution Song Initiative: A Conversation and Screening with Erin Moriarty & Peter Shane
Dancers Nate Carter (left) and Kelsey Rondeau performing in "The Constitution Song."

A mix of Schoolhouse Rock and Broadway’s Hamilton, The Constitution Song began with a lyric by Peter M. Shane, who holds the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Two years in the making, […]

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Reflections on Working with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’Connor, and SCOTUS
Deborah Merritt

On Sept. 28, from 7-8 p.m., Prof. Deborah Jones Merritt will share reflections from her time working with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’Connor, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Prof. Merritt is a Distinguished University Professor, as […]

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2Ls Caroline Carroll, Anna Bulkowski earn Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships

Moritz 2Ls Caroline Carroll and Anna Bulkowski were recently selected as Foreign Language and Area Studies fellows for the 2020-21 academic year. Academic year FLAS Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, or professional students who are enrolled in a course of […]

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Moritz 3L Brittney Welch earns third place in California Supreme Court Historical Society law writing competition

Moritz 3L Brittney Welch recently won third place in the California Supreme Court Historical Society’s Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition. Her submission, “Stop! Turn the Car Around Right Now for Federalism’s Sake! The One National Program Rule and How […]

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Professor Edward Foley signs with NBC as an election law analyst
Edward Foley

A longtime expert in the area of election law, Professor Edward Foley has been featured across multiple platforms over the years to offer his insight on upcoming elections. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 president election figures to be one […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler co-authors article in Science Magazine

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler recently co-authored an article in Science Magazine titled, “Self-experimentation, ethics, and regulation of vaccines.” Before she came to Moritz, Zettler served as an associate chief counsel in the FDA’s Office of the Chief Counsel. An expert […]

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Former Nevada Governor, Brian Sandoval (’89) elected President of the University of Nevada
Photo of Brian Sandoval

A Moritz alum and the former Governor of Nevada, Brian Sandoval (’89) was recently named the next president of the University of Nevada. He is the university’s 17th president and the first hispanic president in the school’s history. Before Sandoval […]

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Moritz alum Jennifer Towell ’00 featured by Akron Legal News

Moritz alum and current Akron Municipal Court Magistrate Jennifer Towell  ’00, was recently featured in an article by The Akron Legal News. Towell, who started her current position in August of 2019, discussed her career over the last two decades, […]

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Q&A with Dean Lincoln Davies

Last summer, Lincoln L. Davies became the 20th dean of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Dean Davies comes to the college following 12 years of service at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he was […]

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Associate Professor Micah Berman quoted in article concerning FDA restrictions and COVID-19
Micah Berman

Associate Professor Micah Berman holds a joint appointment with The Ohio State University College of Public Health and Moritz. An expert in the area of health law, Berman was recently interviewed for an article in Endpoints News titled, “Azar falls […]

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