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Peter Shane

Professor Peter Shane cited in Supreme Court decision

A 2016 article titled “The Originalist Myth of the Unitary Executive,” written by Professor Peter Shane, was recently cited in a Supreme Court decision. The case of Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was decided on June 29, […]

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Assistant Professor Bryan Choi’s essay on 5th Amendment cited in Indiana Supreme Court opinion

Assistant Professor Bryan Choi, an expert in the area of cyberlaw and cyber security, published an essay in 2019 titled “The Privilege Against Cellphone Incrimination,” that was recently cited in the Indiana Supreme Court case Seo vs. State (IN). Choi, […]

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Dean Lincoln Davies announces Associate Dean transitions

On Monday, Dean Lincoln L. Davies announced the Moritz College of Law will be making three changes to the Associate Dean staffing. First, there will be a new position, an Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, who will help implement the […]

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Cinnamon Carlarne

American Society of International Law launches new climate change website  

In April of 2020, the American Society of International Law (ASIL) announced its 2020-2022 signature topic on climate change, International Law and Climate Change. Earlier this month, the society launched a new website to serve as a portal to the projects the Signature Topic initiates, […]

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Associate Dean Daniel Tokaji named Dean at University of Wisconsin Law School

Associate Dean and professor Daniel Tokaji has recently been named the dean of the University of Wisconsin Law School. His last day at Moritz will be June 30. “I can say without hesitation that Wisconsin could have done no better,” […]

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Ten faculty appointments and promotions approved by Board of Trustees

Dean Lincoln Davies announced the promotions of 10 faculty members at Moritz on Friday, June 5. “Please join me in congratulating each of our tremendous colleagues on this exciting news. Though the results are hardly surprising, they are indeed worthy of […]

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Professor Olwyn Conway and Professor Anne E. Ralph receive 2020 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

On Thursday, May 7th, President Drake, Senior Vice Provost Kay Wolf, and several other members of the Ohio State community made a surprise visit to the college’s virtual faculty meeting. The purpose of the visit was to award Professor Anne […]

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Professor Marc Spindelman publishes COVID-19 thoughts on Medium

Professor Marc Spindelman, who has a background in bioethics and public health ethics, amongst a variety of other areas, posted his thoughts, and the thoughts of his law students concerning COVID-19 on Medium. His post, “COVID-19 and Law: Mutual Aid, […]

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Cinnamon Carlarne

Professor Carlarne to co-chair ASIL Signature Topic Steering Committee

Earlier this month, the American Society of International Law announced its 2020-2022 signature topic on climate change, International Law and Climate Change. Created in 2017, the Signature Topics initiative aims to enhance collaboration and integration across the range of the […]

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Adjunct Professor Rachel S. Bloomekatz named to 40 under 40 list

Adjunct Professor Rachel S. Bloomekatz was recently named to the Columbus Business First 40 under 40 list for 2020. Bloomekatz has been a faculty member at Moritz since 2015 and teaches Federal Courts and previously co-taught The Lawyer and the Community. She […]

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Amid more Bar Exam delays, push for diploma privilege grows

With concerns resulting from COVID-19 continuing to swirl, the 2020 bar exam is one of the many question marks in the law academic community. New York became the first state in the country to delay the exam, and more states […]

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Professor Deborah Jones Merritt among scholars advocating for bar exam modifications due to COVID-19 concerns

Due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19, a group of legal scholars are now advocating for modifications to the bar exam schedules in 2020. Among them is Moritz professor Deborah Jones Merritt, who was recently named an Ohio State University Distinguished […]

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