Briefing Room


2021 Kephart Fisher Virtual Business of Law Conference

An application for Continuing Legal Education credit is pending before the Supreme Court of Ohio.   This 3-part virtual series is designed to cultivate and advance a holistic understanding of the business of law, with the goal of helping lawyers […]

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Professor Edward Foley, Associate Professor Dakota Rudesill set to participate in presidential power transition discussion

Now that the people have voted, the country has entered the transition phase – the two months after election day and before the new Congress is sworn in (Jan. 3) and presidential inauguration day (Jan. 20).  Four years after a […]

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Moritz Students Ashtar Abboud, Ghofran Miari earn Second Place finish at KMK Law Competition

Moritz students Ashtar Abboud and Ghofran Miari recently place second in the KMK Law Competition in Cincinnati. This years competition was held virtually and was comprised of 17 teams from seven different law schools. “This program is a part of our […]

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Moritz 2L Pearle Lipinski receives IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship

Moritz 2L and dual-degree student Pearle Lipinski has received the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship. The fellowship is geared towards increasing female participation in nuclear science, and provides scholarships to 100 graduate students studying nuclear-related subjects. Lipinski is the first dual-degree nuclear engineering/law […]

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Dean Emeritus Alan Michaels featured in Ohio State University Libraries discussion featuring Mary Wilson of The Supremes

Mary Wilson, Founding Member of The Supremes, joins Nena Couch, Head of Area Studies and Special Collections at University Libraries and Alan C. Michaels, Edwin M. Cooperman Chair in Law at the Moritz College of Law, in a conversation about […]

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Adjunct Professor, Moritz Alum Lindsay Karas Stencel named to the Columbus CEO Future 50 list

Adjunct Professor and Moritz alumnus (’09) Lindsay Karas Stencel was recently named to Columbus CEO’s Future 50 list. Stencel currently serves as a partner at Thompson Hine LLP in addition to her role as an adjunct professor. She is also […]

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Moritz alum Tiffany Freeman, ’02, named to Columbia Business Monthly 50 Most Influential People list

Moritz alum and member of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Tiffany Freeman (’02) was recently named to the Columbia Business Monthly list of 50 Most Influential People. Freeman, an associate at Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC in South Carolina, was named […]

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Moritz alum Melissa Wasser, ’17, quoted in Los Angeles Times article discussing mob attack on U.S. Capitol

Moritz alum Melissa Wasser (’17), who is currently a Policy Counsel for the Project on Government Oversight, was recently quoted in an article by the Los Angeles Times titled, “Shocking mob attack on Capitol reflects array of security failures, infuriating Congress.” […]

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Law Deans Joint Statement on the 2020 Election and Events at the Capitol

We are deans of a diverse range of law schools across the country. We do not use our positions to advance our individual views. But we do have an obligation to support the rule of law and preserve the integrity […]

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Professor Edward Foley publishes op-ed in The Washington Post discussing President Trump’s role in riots on U.S. Capitol
Edward Foley

An expert in the area of election law, Professor Edward Foley recently published an op-ed in The Washington Post titled, “Prosecuting Trump for the Capitol riot will be difficult — but not impossible.” “One potential avenue of criminal prosecution — […]

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