Briefing Room


Join Us for the Grand Reopening of Saxbe Auditorium

After several months of construction, the Saxbe Auditorium renovation is complete.  Join us on Friday, November 22 for its grand reopening at 3 p.m. To celebrate this historic moment for the college,  Erin Moriarty ’77 will host a Q& A […]

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Distinguished Lecture on the State of Internet Law

Twenty-five years ago, the launch of Netscape Navigator marked the start of the mainstream, commercial Internet age and created a new field of study known as cyber law. Since then, the internet has exceeded all expectations, both good and bad. […]

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Moritz 3L Mark Widerschein earns ABA Writing Award

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law 3L Mark Widerschein was recently named the recipient of the 2019 K. William  Kolbe Writing Competition, awarded by the ABA Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section. His winning submission, “Flowing Water, Flowing Costs: Assessing FERC’s Authority […]

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Moritz student Carrie Mayer named 2019 Tillman Scholar

Incoming 1L Carrie Mayer has been named a 2019 Pat Tillman Scholar. Mayer is one of 60 scholars from around the country to be selected for the award, named after former United States Army Ranger and NFL star Pat Tillman. 

Mayer earned a bachelor’s degree at George Washington University and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army through ROTC. Mayer was deployed in Haiti, Iraq and Afghanistan and after seven years of active duty, transferred to the reserves and moved her family to Zambia. She plans to use her law degree to serve the most vulnerable members of her local community. 

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Professor Deborah Jones Merritt working on bar exam study funded by IAALS
Deborah Merritt

Professor Deborah Jones Merritt has accumulated just about every teaching award The Ohio State University can offer. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she is also working on an important study concerning the bar exam. Interviewed by the ABA Journal […]

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Professor Emeritus Douglas Whaley finds success as playwright with The Turkey Men

A law professor for more than half his life, Douglas Whaley’s passion has almost always been teaching. However, since retiring from full-time teaching in 2004, he has pursued his other passion; the theatre. Whaley has acted in or produced more […]

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Moritz alumnus Cat Packer (’15) featured in Los Angeles Times for work in cannabis industry

Cat Packer graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law less than five years ago, but is already making a significant impact on the cannabis industry in California. On Jan. 12, Packer was featured in a Los Angeles […]

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Moritz alum Michael Ringle ’17 appointed Delaware County treasurer

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law alumnus Michael Ringle has been appointed the treasurer of Delaware County. He was chosen on Nov. 21 and sworn in on Nov. 25 by county Common Pleas Judge James Schuck. “I look forward […]

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Oxford Program offers affordable, unique opportunity for Moritz students

For more than 30 years, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has offered students the opportunity to travel to Oxford, England to participate in a study abroad summer law program.

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Assistant Professor Dakota Rudesill discusses tensions between U.S. and Iran
Dakota Rudesill

Assistant Professor Dakota Rudesill was recently interviewed by 790 KFGO to discuss the recent tensions between the United States and Iran. Rudesill is an expert in national security and before joining the faculty at Moritz in 2013, he was a […]

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