Briefing Room


Professor Peter Shane testifies at Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

When Professor Peter Shane, Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, was called upon by Democrats to testify at Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing to the U.S. Supreme Court, the hearings were set to begin in just 12 days. Shane had even less time to prepare his testimony: His remarks were due two days in advance, and of course, he still had to teach.

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Events

From Punishment to Public Health: Embracing Evidence-Based Solutions to Ending the Opioid Overdose Crisis

From Punishment to Public Health: Embracing Evidence-Based Solutions to Ending the Opioid Overdose Crisis September 27  and 28 Register Now | View Agenda Over the last decade, the United States has found itself in the middle of a drug overdose […]

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2018 Lawrence Lecture and Negotiation Competition
prof craver

2018 Lawrence Lecturer Charles Craver presents Negotiator Styles and the Six Stages of the Negotiation Process September 24 @ 12:10, Saxbe Auditorium – Registration now open!  – Boxed Lunches for the First 100 registered guests! Professor Craver will leverage decades of experience teaching […]

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Students

Chance encounter with alumnus set 2L on the path toward a legal education
Jesus Quintanilla

An internship at the El Paso City Attorney’s Office inspired 2L Jesus Quintanilla to go to law school.

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Ohio State Bar Association awards Ohio law students with real property scholarships

The Ohio State Bar Association’s (OSBA) Real Property Law Section Council, chaired by John (Jack) Waldeck, Jr. awarded its annual law student scholarship to five Ohio law school students this week. The applicants were each presented with a $2,500 academic scholarship at […]

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Faculty

Professor Peter Shane testifies at Kavanaugh confirmation hearing

When Professor Peter Shane, Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, was called upon by Democrats to testify at Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing to the U.S. Supreme Court, the hearings were set to begin in just 12 days. Shane had even less time to prepare his testimony: His remarks were due two days in advance, and of course, he still had to teach.

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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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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

Dean Michael States and Professor Peter Shane Among 2018 CLEO EDGE Award Honorees for Diversity

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO), widely renowned for its mission to increase the number of lawyers from diverse backgrounds, has announced the recipients of the inaugural CLEO EDGE Award in Diversity. Dean Michael States and Professor Peter […]

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Media

Judges’ Ruling on Election Map Plunges North Carolina Politics Into Disarray

Professor Edward B. Foley was recently featured in the New York Times article, Judges’ Ruling on Election Map Plunges North Carolina Politics Into Disarray. But “we’re in uncharted water, given how poisoned the political waters in North Carolina have become,” said Edward […]

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