Briefing Room


The Constitution Song Initiative: A Conversation and Screening with Erin Moriarty & Peter Shane
Dancers Nate Carter (left) and Kelsey Rondeau performing in "The Constitution Song."

A mix of Schoolhouse Rock and Broadway’s Hamilton, The Constitution Song began with a lyric by Peter M. Shane, who holds the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Two years in the making, […]

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Reflections on Working with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’Connor, and SCOTUS
Deborah Merritt

On Sept. 28, from 7-8 p.m., Prof. Deborah Jones Merritt will share reflections from her time working with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sandra Day O’Connor, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Prof. Merritt is a Distinguished University Professor, as […]

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2Ls Caroline Carroll, Anna Bulkowski earn Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowships

Moritz 2Ls Caroline Carroll and Anna Bulkowski were recently selected as Foreign Language and Area Studies fellows for the 2020-21 academic year. Academic year FLAS Fellowships are awarded to undergraduate, graduate, or professional students who are enrolled in a course of […]

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Moritz 3L Brittney Welch earns third place in California Supreme Court Historical Society law writing competition

Moritz 3L Brittney Welch recently won third place in the California Supreme Court Historical Society’s Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition. Her submission, “Stop! Turn the Car Around Right Now for Federalism’s Sake! The One National Program Rule and How […]

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Associate Professor Mohamed Helal named to Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague

An expert in a multitude of areas, Associate Professor Mohamed Helal has recently been appointed to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. Located in the Netherlands, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is an intergovernmental organization providing a variety […]

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Professor Ric Simmons creates interactive website for voting in state supreme court elections
Ric Simmons

In September of 2020, Professor Ric Simmons launched, an interactive website designed to educate voters on who to vote for in judicial elections based on the voters’ personal viewpoints.

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From Moritz to Wall Street: Henry Schuck ’09 takes ZoomInfo public amid worldwide pandemic

Before he was running a publicly traded $15 billion company, Henry Schuck ‘09 was a JD student at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.

Schuck took his company, ZoomInfo, public in May of 2020. The company, which started out as DiscoverOrg, provides clients with an online database of companies that make buying decisions based on information technologies.

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Cat Packer ‘15 named 2020 Outstanding Recent Alumna/us Award

The Moritz College of Law Alumni Society has named Cat Packer ‘15, the 2020 Outstanding Recent Alumna/us Award recipient. The award is granted to an individual who has graduated from the Moritz College of Law within the past 10 years […]

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Register for the 10th Annual Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice

Please join us on Wednesday, October 21 at 12:10 p.m. (Eastern Time ) for the 10th Annual Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice, featuring Aya Gruber, Professor of Law at the University of Colorado. Register Today!

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Politico article discussing COVID-19 vaccine

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by Politico titled, “States prepare for their own vaccine safety reviews amid worries about Trump’s influence on the FDA.” “States interested in these independent evaluations underscores how much public trust […]

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