Briefing Room


When a Parent’s Beliefs About Medicine Become Child Abuse

Prof. Efthimios Parasidis was quoted in Healthline about religious exemptions to medical care and religious-based medical neglect. “The U.S. values religious freedom to the point where states are willing to grant parents the right to refuse even life-saving medical treatments for their […]

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Events

Congressional Conversations Speaker: Senator Carper
Thomas Carper

U.S. Senator Thomas Carper is scheduled to visit The Ohio State University on March 30 as part of the Congressional Conversations series, a joint initiative of the Moritz College of Law and John Glenn College of Public Affairs.

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Register for the 2018 I/S Symposium: National Security, Emerging Technologies, and the Law
David Ignatius

Join us for the 2018 I/S Symposium: National Security, Emerging Technologies, and the Law on March 23 thru 24 in Saxble Auditorium, Drinko Hall.

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Students

Trial practice class confirms alumnus’ decision to pursue career in litigation
Hal Baker

For as long as Hal Baker ’17 can remember, he’s dreamed of becoming a trial attorney. Now, Baker is on his way to pursuing a career in litigation. He graduated a semester early to pursue several career-shaping opportunities, which he lined up to start after passing the bar.

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Rising 2L sets sights on career in real estate, serving on the bench
Jasmine Lambert

Rising 2L Jasmine Lambert enrolled at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law with aspirations of becoming a judge in criminal court one day, a honor she doesn’t take lightly.

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Faculty

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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Ohio State Establishes Drug Enforcement and Policy Center with Support from Charles Koch Foundation
Drinko Hall

The interdisciplinary center will study societal impacts of the ‘war on drugs.’

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Alumni

First female judge on Fourth District Court of Appeals continues breaking barriers in law, life
Judge Marie Hoover

Throughout her career, Judge Marie Hoover ’94 has shown there isn’t much she can’t conquer, whether that’s being the first woman elected to the Fourth District Court of Appeals, or working to find ways to improve the effectiveness of the legal system.

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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

The Ohio State University announces summer commencement speaker

Alan C. Michaels, dean of the Moritz College of Law, will deliver The Ohio State University’s summer commencement address. Approximately 1,500 degrees will be awarded at the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Jerome […]

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Media

Five things to know about Manafort’s first week in court

Emeritus Professor Joshua Dressler was quoted in The Hill about the criminal trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. “If there is a core Trump supporter on there, I think the presumption of innocence is going to be quadrupled in that […]

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