Briefing Room


Professor Creola Johnson gives congressional testimony to Financial Services Committee

An expert in bankruptcy and lending, Professor Creola Johnson presented her testimony on payday lenders to the Financial Services Committee on February 5. Johnson, the first to publish a law review article, Payday Loans: Shrewd Business or Predatory Lending?, about the payday lending industry, […]

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Events

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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Students

Allyson Fleming wins The Closer Transactional Law Competition at Baylor Law School

Moritz College of Law 3L Allyson Fleming had less than 72 hours to be briefed on a case, conduct interviews, plan and present her case to a panel of judges.

By the end of the weekend, Fleming came back to Columbus a winner of The Closer National Transactional Law Competition at Baylor University (The Closer), which features some of the top moot court law students in the country.

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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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Faculty

Clinical Professor Terri Enns and Professor Dennis Hirsch among contributors to Ohio Attorney General Facial Recognition Task Force report

The Ohio Attorney General Facial Recognition Task Force, which features Moritz College of Law professors Dennis Hirsch and Terri Enns, released its latest report and recommendations on Jan. 26. Hirsch’s section (co-written with Brian Ray of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law) recommends that […]

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Professor Efthimios Parasidis selected for Silvers Grant
Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis was recently selected for a Silvers Grant for Works in Progress by the The Robert B. Silvers Foundation. The The Robert B. Silvers Foundation “is a charitable trust established by a bequest of the late Robert B. Silvers, a founding editor of The New York Review of Books, with the aim of supporting writers working in the fields

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Alumni

Moritz Alum and 48 Hours journalist Erin Moriarty (’77) featured in Oprah Magazine

World renowned journalist and Moritz alum Erin Moriarty (’77) was recently profiled by Oprah Magazine as part of its Dream Jobs series. A lawyer-turned-journalist, Moriarty discussed her transition from litigation to journalism, the rise of true-crime stories in the mainstream […]

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Moritz alum Robert Solomon (’88) named vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity at Case Western Reserve University

Moritz alumnus and longtime Ohio State University diversity advocate Robert Solomon (’88) has been named the vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity at Case Western Reserve University, the school announced Jan. 17. “Rob brings deep experience and a profoundly […]

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College

Career Services Office undergoes name change
Drinko Hall

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has announced the renaming of the Career Services Office to the Career Development Office effective immediately. The change reflects the office’s continuing efforts to improve students’ professional skills while they are enrolled […]

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Media

Professor Patricia Zettler featured on WOSU discussing support of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging

Professor Patricia Zettler, an expert on tobacco law and policy, recently discussed her new article on FDA warning labels with Nicole Rasul of WOSU. “The gist of our argument is that the images are really factual,” Zettler said. “They’re not […]

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