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Changes to College of Law Operations

As you have seen, the state’s public health advisory system today designated Franklin County “purple,” indicating “severe” coronavirus transmission in our midst. Likewise, President Johnson this evening has indicated prompt changes to university operations, to protect the health and safety of our community.

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Dakota Rudesill

Associate Professor Dakota Rudesill co-organizes The Good Governance Papers

Associate Professor Dakota Rudesill is a co-organizer and co-editor of The Good Governance Papers, a series of timely essays now being published at Just Security addressing norms of good government, ethics, and the rule of law which have been violated in recent years. […]

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Danger Ahead: Talking Politics at Work

“A common misconception about the First Amendment is that it protects speech in any place,” says Roser-Jones. “It doesn’t. And that means a private employer is not prohibited from making rules or setting regulations about what is or isn’t appropriate for work discussions.” Professor Roser-Jones offers suggestions on how employees can handle political discussions at work during and after the election.

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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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Q&A with Dean Lincoln Davies

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

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Welcome to the 2020-2021 academic year

From the desk of Dean Lincoln Davies Dear Moritz community, As we conclude our first week of classes, I would like to take a moment to pause and welcome you to the 2020-21 academic year at the Moritz College of […]

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Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis cited in work published in The New York Review of Books

An expert in the area of health and public health law, Professor Efthimios Parasidis recently had his work cited in an article published by The New York Review of Books titled, “An Ethical Path to a Covid Vaccine.” Specifically, Parasidis was […]

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Dark Waters earns Environmental Movie Award for Best Feature Film

Dark Waters (2019), the movie that follows the journey of Moritz alum Robert Bilott (’90), recently won the Environmental Movie Award for Best Feature Film. Actor Mark Ruffalo portrays Bilott as he took on the Dupont Chemical Company for polluting […]

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National Council continues to evolve on cusp of 60th anniversary

By: James Grega “Students first, always first,” has been the mantra of Dean Lincoln Davies since his arrival at Moritz in July of 2019. As his first year of leadership at Moritz comes to a close, that mantra is already […]

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2020 Ohio Bar Exam set to be administered remotely from Oct. 5-6

The Ohio Supreme Court announced today that the 2020 bar exam will be conducted remotely on Oct. 5-6. According to a report from WOSU, “applicants for the September exam will be automatically rolled over to the October exam, the court […]

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2020 Hooding Awards recipients

Below is a complete list of the 2020 Hooding Awards recipients. Please be sure to join us in celebrating this year’s award recipients. MORITZ LEADERSHIP AWARD Established in 2001 by Michael E. Moritz, this award recognizes one student in each graduating […]

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A special message from the Moritz College of Law

Dear fellow Moritzers, As Pride Month comes to an end, we reflect on the contributions and accomplishments of the LGBTQ community. This time of year is always special for our College as we take time to celebrate our LGBTQ students, faculty, staff, […]

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