Briefing Room


Remembering Professor Stan Laughlin

Professor Stanley Laughlin, a beloved member of the Moritz College of Law faculty for nearly 50 years, died on October 10, 2018. Professor Laughlin taught Constitutional Law, Foreign Relations Law, Anthropology and Law, Ethical Issues of the Professions, and Law and Religion.

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Events

OSLJ Symposium: Facing Opioids: Drug Enforcement and Health Policy in Today’s Epidemic

Register online today On Friday, October 19th, the Ohio State Law Journal will be hosting its annual all-day symposium at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.  This year’s symposium is titled, Facing Opioids: Drug Enforcement and Health Policy in Today’s […]

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From Punishment to Public Health: Embracing Evidence-Based Solutions to Ending the Opioid Overdose Crisis

From Punishment to Public Health: Embracing Evidence-Based Solutions to Ending the Opioid Overdose Crisis September 27-28 Register Now | View Agenda Over the last decade, the United States has found itself in the middle of a drug overdose crisis. Provisional […]

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Students

Chance encounter with alumnus set 2L on the path toward a legal education
Jesus Quintanilla

An internship at the El Paso City Attorney’s Office inspired 2L Jesus Quintanilla to go to law school.

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Ohio State Bar Association awards Ohio law students with real property scholarships

The Ohio State Bar Association’s (OSBA) Real Property Law Section Council, chaired by John (Jack) Waldeck, Jr. awarded its annual law student scholarship to five Ohio law school students this week. The applicants were each presented with a $2,500 academic scholarship at […]

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Faculty

Professor Peter Shane testifies at Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

When Professor Peter Shane, Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, was called upon by Democrats to testify at Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing to the U.S. Supreme Court, the hearings were set to begin in just 12 days. Shane had even less time to prepare his testimony: His remarks were due two days in advance, and of course, he still had to teach.

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Professor Kimberly Jordan wins Noel E. Kaech Juvenile Defender Award
Kim Jordan

Professor Kimberly Jordan, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, was honored for her contributions to juvenile defense at the 14th Annual Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit in May, where she received the Noel E. Kaech Juvenile Defender Award.

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Alumni

Alumnus shares journey from the National Guard to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Jonathan Morris

Jonathan Morris ’14 joined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as associate counsel in 2016. Earlier this year, he became an appellate litigation attorney in the Office of General Counsel.

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Alumnus uses free legal clinics to reach some of Chicago’s neediest students
Timothy Myers

Timothy Myers ‘14, legal director of the Chicago Law & Education Foundation, rotates his office throughout eight high schools across the city’s west and south sides. His free legal clinics are meant to empower and educate some of Chicago’s most underserved students and their families.

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College

Remembering Professor Stan Laughlin

Professor Stanley Laughlin, a beloved member of the Moritz College of Law faculty for nearly 50 years, died on October 10, 2018. Professor Laughlin taught Constitutional Law, Foreign Relations Law, Anthropology and Law, Ethical Issues of the Professions, and Law and Religion.

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Media

Professor Ric Simmons Discusses Mueller Investigation and Manafort guilty plea on Radio Sputnik

Professor Ric Simmons recently provided a live radio interview with Radio Sputnik, an English- language Russian news station, and discussed the Mueller Investigation and Manafort guilty plea. You can access the interview at the link below: https://soundcloud.com/radiosputnik/paul-manafort-was-probably-involved-in-election-meddling-in-ukaine-professor

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