Briefing Room


Supreme Court Year in Review

June 16, 2021 | Events

July 1 | Noon to 1:30 p.m. EST
Virtual Webinar
This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for one and a half (1.5) total CLE hour instruction.


Discussions from Drinko Hall is back with another Supreme Court Year in Review!

Please join us for a lively conversation as legal experts discuss this year’s most prominent Supreme Court cases. Moderated by Dean Lincoln L. Davies, each case will be covered by a Moritz faculty member, who will delve into the merits of the case, how it was argued, and won. There will be time allotted for questions from participants after each case. We invite you and your fellow Buckeyes to continue your personal and professional growth with us at the Moritz College of Law.

Featured Speakers 

Professor Ruth Colker
Distinguished University Professor and Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law
Areas of Expertise: Civil Right and Civil Liberties, Constitutional Law, Disability Law, Special Education Law and LGTBQ Rights. Her book, The Public Insult Playbook: How Abusers in Power Undermine Civil Rights Reform, is forthcoming (October 2021) from University of California Press.

Professor Guy Rub
Professor Rub is an expert in the intersection between intellectual property law, contract law and economic theory. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in the Chicago Law Review, UCLA Law Review, Yale Law Journal Forum and Virginia Law Review, among others

Professor Sean Hill
Professor Hill’s teaching and research lie at the intersection of critical race theory and criminal justice policy. His forthcoming publication in the UCLA Law Review specifically examines bail reform and pretrial risk assessment instruments through a critical race lens.

Professor Margaret Kwoka
New to the Moritz College of Law, Professor Kwoka’s research interests center on government secrecy, the Freedom of Information Act, procedural justice, and judicial review of agency actions. Her articles have appeared or will appear in the Yale Law Journal, Duke Law Journal, Boston University Law Review, and UC Davis Law Review, among others.

Professor Alan Michaels
Dean Emeritus; Edwin M. Cooperman Chair in Law
Professor Michaels’ research, primarily in the area of the mens rea of crimes and in the adjudicatory portion of criminal procedure, has been published in a variety of leading journals, including the Columbia Law Review, the Harvard Law Review, and the Southern California Law Review. He is co-author of Understanding Criminal Procedure (4th edition).

Professor Chris Walker
John W. Bricker Professor of Law; Director, Washington, D.C., Summer Program
Professor Walker researches and teaches on administrative law, constitutional litigation, and legislation and regulation. His book, Constraining Bureaucracy Beyond Judicial Review, is forthcoming with the Cambridge University Press.