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In a session with Moritz students, Rod Rosenstein discusses the role of attorneys and the law

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein emphasized the importance of the rule of law in a recent address to students from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.  As a guest of the Program on Law and Leadership Conversation […]

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Rule of Law

Building community despite political differences

After President Donald Trump was elected into office, Prof. Marc Spindelman found himself in conversation with a group of students interested in careers in public life. These students, diverse in their political outlooks, wondered what impact the new administration would have on substantive law and what those changes would mean for the legal landscape they would soon face, as citizens and as lawyers.

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Apply to become a Sesquicentennial Scholar

In the 2019-20 academic year, Ohio State will celebrate its 150th anniversary, known as its sesquicentennial. In honor of this anniversary, the university will select 150 students to participate in the Sesquicentennial Student Scholar Leadership Program. Selected students will receive […]

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Remembering Professor Stan Laughlin

Professor Stanley Laughlin, a beloved member of the Moritz College of Law faculty for nearly 50 years, died on October 10, 2018. Professor Laughlin taught Constitutional Law, Foreign Relations Law, Anthropology and Law, Ethical Issues of the Professions, and Law and Religion.

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Moritz College of Law dean search advisory committee announced

FROM THE PROVOST — OCTOBER 2, 2018   Dear Colleagues, I write to announce the search advisory committee members for the new dean of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. As previously announced, Trevor Brown, dean of the John […]

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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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The Ohio State University announces summer commencement speaker

Alan C. Michaels, dean of the Moritz College of Law, will deliver The Ohio State University’s summer commencement address. Approximately 1,500 degrees will be awarded at the ceremony, which begins at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Jerome […]

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College of Law Dean Alan Michaels to conclude term in 2019, return to faculty

Alan C. Michaels, the Edwin M. Cooperman Chair in Law, who has served as dean of the Moritz College of Law since 2008, announced today in a letter to the law school community that he has decided to step down on June 30, 2019.

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Divided Community Project Receives $100,000 Grant from The Jacques M. Littlefield Foundation

The Jacques M. Littlefield Foundation approved a $100,000 grant over two years to the Divided Community Project (DCP), housed at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. DCP provides public officials and community leaders with useful tools and resources […]

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2018 Ohio State Business Law Journal Symposium: Energy, Environment, and the Economy

The Ohio State Business Law Journal invites you to attend a symposium on Energy, Environment, and the Economy on Friday, April 20, at the Barrister Club from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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