Briefing Room


Christopher Walker

Walker paper wins national award

Professor Christopher Walker recently won the Association of American Law Schools 2017 Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or fewer.

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Chamallas plays key role in Fair Calculations in Civil Damages Act

Days after Professor Martha Chamallas was quoted in a Washington Post article detailing how women and minorities are often awarded considerably less compensation in civil suits, she received phone calls two U.S. Senators looking to introduce legislation.

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Deborah Merritt

Merritt’s research on gender disparities in the law school pipeline featured in The New York Times

Women are more concentrated at less prestigious law schools than their male counterparts, according to new research by Professor Deborah Merritt.

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College Mourns Loss of Professor Krivoshey

A memorial service will be held for Robert Martin Krivoshey ’78 on Friday, October 28 at 4 p.m. in the Saxbe Auditorium.

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Dean Michaels finds time to teach amid busy administrative schedule

Alan C. Michaels’ deanship started in the spring of 2008, with the legal profession riding a decades-long wave of consistent growth and stability and the nation’s law schools in expansion-mode. The tides sure did change quickly. “From a leadership prospective, challenging […]

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Kaminski to discuss drones, consumer privacy at FTC workshop event

The FTC will host a workshop on drones today beginning at 1 p.m. that looks at consumer privacy concerns surrounding the use of unmanned aircraft. Professor Margot Kaminski is scheduled to share her expertise in a panel discussion at the event.

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Berman stays at the forefront of criminal justice reform through innovation

It is an exciting time to be Professor Douglas A. Berman. He has written passionately about criminal justice reform for over a decade and the issue has finally made its way on to the agenda of both major political parties. […]

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Teaching Innovation Group builds on College’s commitment to teaching

In January 2015, Dean Alan C. Michaels created the Teaching Innovation Group, which aims to keep Moritz at the forefront of law school pedagogy by providing a constant stream of ideas and practices from which the teaching community may draw upon.

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Kaminski selected to serve as Center for Democracy & Technology fellow

Professor Margot Kaminski has been invited to serve as a fellow of the D.C.-based, nonprofit Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) for 2016.

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Shane pens essay on U.S. v. Texas decision for The Atlantic

Professor Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic on U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program that went before the Supreme Court.

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Micah Berman

Professor Micah Berman receives award from the National Cancer Institute

Professor Micah Berman was named the recipient of a K07 career development award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for his project “Designing a Comprehensive Framework for the Evaluation of Tobacco Products.”

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Professor Amna Akbar receives American Constitution Society award

Professor Amna Akbar was awarded this year’s Columbus Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Young Leader Award at its annual awards reception in April.

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