Briefing Room


Moritz Grading for Spring 2020

From the desk of Dean Lincoln Davies on Friday, March 20: Dear fellow Moritzers, As spring break comes to a close, I wanted to provide one additional update on the College of Law’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the […]

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Events

Virtual Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Summit

Business leaders are suffering significant impact related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a massive push to successfully work remotely ⁠— making communication more challenging, especially when emotions are running high. The American Negotiation Institute, in collaboration with The Ohio State University […]

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Are public schools becoming Constitution-free zones?

Thank you for your interest in the lecture. After careful consideration, we have decided to postpone this event due to growing concerns over COVID-19. Featuring Professor Justin Driver, Yale Law School Thursday, April 9 4- 5:30 p.m. Drake Performance and […]

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Students

Moritz trio takes home 2020 Moot Court Championship

By: James Grega The Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship annually features the top moot court teams from around the country and in 2020, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law trio of TJ Beavers, Sarah Siewe, and […]

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Moritz students have success at 2020 spring semester competitions

A number of Moritz students recently experienced success at the 2020 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Participating in the Boston regional, Ali Anderson finished tied for third for Best Advocate while the Moritz team of Anderson, Meg Burrell and Matt Krsacok […]

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Faculty

Amid more Bar Exam delays, push for diploma privilege grows

With concerns resulting from COVID-19 continuing to swirl, the 2020 bar exam is one of the many question marks in the law academic community. New York became the first state in the country to delay the exam, and more states […]

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Professor Deborah Jones Merritt among scholars advocating for bar exam modifications due to COVID-19 concerns

Due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19, a group of legal scholars are now advocating for modifications to the bar exam schedules in 2020. Among them is Moritz professor Deborah Jones Merritt, who was recently named an Ohio State University Distinguished […]

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Alumni

Moritz alum Kenneth Zak (’87) strikes racist covenant from house deed as part of centennial

Moritz alum Kenneth Zak (’87) and his wife Kyona recently discovered a racist covenant as part of their house’s deed and instead of letting it rest, they immediately took action. Zak, an award-winning author, recently detailed the experience in the […]

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Moritz Alum and 48 Hours journalist Erin Moriarty (’77) featured in Oprah Magazine

World renowned journalist and Moritz alum Erin Moriarty (’77) was recently profiled by Oprah Magazine as part of its Dream Jobs series. A lawyer-turned-journalist, Moriarty discussed her transition from litigation to journalism, the rise of true-crime stories in the mainstream […]

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College

Moritz Grading for Spring 2020

From the desk of Dean Lincoln Davies on Friday, March 20: Dear fellow Moritzers, As spring break comes to a close, I wanted to provide one additional update on the College of Law’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the […]

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Media

Professor Ned Foley discusses America weathering a crisis in an election year
Edward Foley

Professor Ned Foley was recently quoted in an article on FiveThirtyEight.com titled, “This Isn’t The First Time America Has Weathered A Crisis In An Election Year.” “The focus of attention should be on how to conduct a November election that […]

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