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Can the President ask a foreign government to investigate a political rival?

The impeachment inquiry launched after the President asked a foreign government to investigate a political rival. But can he justify it? What does history show? Watch Professor Edward B. Foley answer these questions on the October 12 airing of CNN’s […]

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Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis cited in the British Medical Journal

Moritz professor Efthimios Parasidis was recently highlighted in an article by the British Medical Journal. Parasidis’ paper, “Recalibrating vaccination laws,” which was published in the Boston University Law Review, was specifically cited. “Parasidis proposes that the requirements for adverse event reporting […]

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Daniel Tokaji

“Dark Money” at play in fight over Ohio’s nuclear plant bailout law

Professor Daniel Tokaji was recently quoted in an Ohio Public Radio article discussing the Ohio nuclear plant bailout law. “It’s fundamentally an issue of transparency, Tokaji, an expert on constitutional and election law, said. “We the people should know who’s […]

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Congress Should Remove Trump from Office, But Let Him Run Again in 2020

Prof. Edward B. Foley, the Charles W. Ebersold and Florence Whitcomb Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law, and director of Election Law at Moritz, a wrote an op-ed in Politico titled, Congress Should Remove Trump from Office, But Let Him Run […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Forbes article discussing biohacking

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by Forbes titled, “Yes, People Can Edit The Genome In Their Garage. Can They Be Regulated?” Her article in the July 5, 2019 issue of Science Magazine titled “Regulating genetic […]

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Douglas Berman

What Felicity Huffman’s prison sentence means for other parents in college admissions scandal

Professor Douglas A. Berman was recently quoted in the USA Today article titled, What Felicity Huffman’s prison sentence means for other parents in college admissions scandal. “If the government can’t come up with another adjustment for the guidelines for any of […]

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Adjunct Professor Benton Bodamer publishes op-ed in the Columbus Dispatch

Adjunct Professor Benton Bodamer recently had an op-ed titled “Hemp legalization is slippery slope, and that’s OK” published in the Columbus Dispatch. “The legalization of help was hailed as the green light for national hemp-derived cannabidiol product companies, with large […]

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Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action

Professor Micah Berman holds a joint appointment with The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and the College of Public Health.  He was recently quoted in the Associated Press article, Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action. “FDA was […]

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Efthimios Parasidis

Professor Efthimios Parasidis quoted in The Regulatory Review

Professor Efthimios Parasidis’ article that was recently published in the Boston University Law Review was quoted extensively in The Regulatory Review, a publication on the Pennsylvania University Program on regulation. You can read The Regulatory Review article titled, “The Need […]

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Dennis Hirsch

Facial recognition and society

Professor Dennis Hirsch recently appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss the government use of facial recognition. His interview begins at 33:09 and focuses on the issues concerning the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway (OHLEG) facial recognition initiative. Visit […]

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Professor Dennis Hirsch quoted in Readers Digest article concerning FaceApp security questions

Dennis Hirsch, Professor of Law and Director of the Program on Data and Governance, was recently quoted in an article by Readers Digest concerning the questions surrounding the popular FaceApp. 

“People do not understand who is behind the apps and what they can do with people’s data, and so they voluntarily give their data to such apps even when they shouldn’t,” he said. You can read the full article here.

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Ric Simmons

A look at whether Robert Mueller broke the rules for special counsels

Professor Ric Simmons was recently quoted in an article by Politifact titled, “A look at whether Robert Mueller broke the rules for special counsels.”

“Mueller was offering evidence that could be used if the attorney general did in fact decide to charge him,” he said. “Not only is that not barred, it is precisely the kind of evidence that Mueller would be expected to bring to give proper advice to the attorney general.”

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