Briefing Room


Remembering Moritz Librarian Paul Gatz

Reference librarian and respected member of the Moritz College of Law community, Paul Gatz, passed away on January 18, 2020. He was 39.

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Oxford Program offers affordable, unique opportunity for Moritz students

For more than 30 years, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has offered students the opportunity to travel to Oxford, England to participate in a study abroad summer law program.

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Ohio State to support Gov. DeWine’s expedited pardon effort

The Moritz College of Law’s Drug Enforcement and Policy Center will assist with a new project of Gov. Mike DeWine’s that will expedite the process for select former criminal offenders to receive a pardon in Ohio.

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Renovated Saxbe Auditorium opens with multiple donors, alumni in attendance

Saxbe Auditorium at Drinko Hall reopened on Nov. 22 after more than six months of renovation work. Dean Lincoln Davies and a number of donors served as the official ribbon cutters to usher in the new facility. Thanks to the […]

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Drug Enforcement and Policy Center receives $5M gift from the Menard family

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law announced today that it has received a $5 million gift to support its Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DEPC) from the family of John Menard Jr., founder, and owner of Menards, a […]

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JAMS Foundation supports Divided Community Project with $300,000 grant

The Divided Community Project (DCP) received a generous grant of $300,000 from the JAMS Foundation. The grant will allow DCP  to continue its efforts to expand mediation and training initiatives for communities across the United States. The project recently launched The Bridge […]

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Remembering Kurtis Adair Tunnell ‘87

Kurtis Adair Tunnell ’87,  a beloved alumnus of the Moritz College of Law, died on August 31, 2019. At Bricker and Eckler, Kurt built a practice that centered on the intersection of public policy and politics. He helped spearhead advocacy efforts that established Ohio as a national leader in comprehensive tort reform initiatives.

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The Moritz College of Law Welcomes New Dean, Lincoln Davies

Lincoln L. Davies is the 20th dean of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Davies comes to the college following 12 years of service at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he was the associate dean […]

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Lincoln Davies chosen as the next dean of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Lincoln L. Davies will be the 20th dean of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State Provost Bruce McPheron announced today. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, Davies’ term will commence July 1, 2019. He succeeds Dean […]

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Promoting Better Cybersecurity: An Analysis of the Ohio Data Protection Act

The Moritz College of Law’s Program on Data and Governance, in collaboration with the Cleveland-Marshall University Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection, published a White Paper that provides the first comprehensive analysis of Ohio’s innovative Data Protection Act.

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Program on Dispute Resolution Ranked No. 1 by U.S. News and World Report

      The Program on Dispute Resolution at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has been ranked No. 1 in the country by U.S. News and World Report. The program is led by Sarah Cole, John W. […]

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The First-Year Adventure: Innovative new curriculum lets students choose their own path

As part of the college’s commitment to innovative teaching, a new one-of-a-kind 1L curriculum, the Legal Practice and Perspectives Program (LP3), began this autumn. For the first time, 1L students can select a portion of their initial coursework, with class offerings that provide rich, experimental viewpoints not always afforded by a more traditional, doctrinal curriculum.

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