Professor Sharon Davies has been named Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer for the university. “In a nation of increasing diversity, higher education institutions play a critical role in preparing students to be culturally competent contributors to their future professions and workplaces, and civically engaged members of their communities,” she said.
Jonathan Peters ’10 describes the quick moves he learned standing before the Honorable Jeffrey Sutton ’90 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a third-year law student.
Professor Larry Herman, famous for his Hawaiian shirts and life lessons, has been a mainstay in the criminal law classroom and moot courtroom for more than five decades. Today, he retires.
Professor Douglas A. Berman’s Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform blog has been named to the ABA Journal’s eighth annual “Blawg 100.”
Professor Kimberly Jordan was recently asked to participate in an educational video on human trafficking in Ohio.
Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, one of the country’s rising experts on law, technology, and drones, penned an article for Slate on the free-speech problems raised by regulating drones.
Sharon L. Davies, Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, is the recipient of a 2015 YWCA Women of Achievement Award, which was established three decades ago to honor female leaders in central Ohio.
Prof. Edward B. Foley, director of Election Law @ Moritz, co-authored an op-ed in The New York Times on the safety net of provisional voting.
“Provisional ballots can work to prevent disenfranchisement by an invalid state law,” he and Joshua A. Douglas argue.
Professor Ric Simmons sits down to answer questions about his academic work, his legal heroes, and the best advice he has for first year law students.
Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski wrote an op-ed for New York Daily News on why the Supreme Court has consistently protected anonymous speech.
Ruth Colker was appointed to serve as a disability expert on the consent decree between the U.S. Department of Justice and the Law School Admissions Council. She is tasked with helping them develop “best practices” for administering the LSAT.
Assistant Professor of Law Margot E. Kaminski, along with Professor Elizabeth Joh of U.C. Davis School of Law, led an effort among more than 40 law professors to write California Governor Jerry Brown and urge him to sign AB 1327.