Briefing Room


Supreme Court Year in Review

July 1 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. EST Virtual Webinar This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for one and a half (1.5) total CLE hour instruction. Register Discussions from Drinko Hall […]

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David H. Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice

Thursday, April 15 12:10–1:10 p.m. EST Register Please join us on Thursday, April 15 for the 11th Annual Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice. This year’s lecture features Deborah Archer, Professor of Law at New York University. Professor Archer will present on Jim […]

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Moritz trio places first in Brooklyn Law Prince Competition

Moritz students Rachel Gurley, Hannah Wirt and James Reising recently captured First Place in the 2021 Brooklyn Law Prince Competition. The trio competed virtually, edging out the Second Place team from the University of Georgia School of Law. In addition to […]

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1L Sarah Warner named Representative of the League of Women Voters of the United States at the United Nations Commission on The Status of Women

Moritz 1L Sarah Warner was recently named a Representative of the League of Women Voters of the United States at the United Nations Commission on The Status of Women.

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Adjunct Professor and Moritz alum Karim Ali, ’03, featured in Columbus Business First for work at Porter Wright, LGBTQ inclusiveness

Moritz alum and Adjunct Professor Karim Ali (’03) was recently featured in an article by Columbus Business First titled, “Porter Wright launches LGTBQ-focused business practice group.” “I was very concerned about being an out attorney at a large Columbus law […]

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Why this trial was different: Experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Ohio State law professor Ric Simmons says the guilty verdicts in the Chauvin trial are extraordinary because past incidents of police lethal use of force against unarmed civilians have generally not resulted in criminal convictions.

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Henry Schuck ’09 creates Schuck Family Endowed Scholarship Fund

Henry Schuck ’09, the CEO and Founder of ZoomInfo has created the Schuck Family Endowed Scholarship Fund, which will provide one or more scholarship(s) to first-generation college students who are enrolled in the college and demonstrate financial need and academic merit. […]

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Alec Wightman ’75 authors book “Music In My Life,” book signing scheduled for June 12

Moritz alum Alec Wightman, ’75, is set to appear at Gramercy Books in Bexley, Ohio on June 12 to sign copies of his new book Music In My Life. Rock & roll first spoke to Wightman as a ten-year-old boy […]

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Hooding 2021 reunites Moritz community, gives graduates moment in the sun

For the first time in more than a year, the Moritz College of Law came together as a community to celebrate the accomplishments of its outgoing class. After months of virtual learning and historical moments across the country, the Class of 2021 quite literally got their day in the sun.

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Professor Ruth Colker featured in NPR discussion surrounding people with disabilities returning to work after the pandemic
Ruth Colker

Professor Ruth Colker, an expert in the area of civil rights and liberties, was recently featured in a discussion by National Public Radio which surrounded people with disabilities returning to work after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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