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Professor Amna Akbar featured in pair of New York-based media outlets discussing “Defund the Police”

Professor Amna Akbar, an expert in the area of race and inequality, was featured twice in the New York-area media last week. Akbar published an op-ed in the New York Review of Books titled, “How Defund and Disband Became the Demands,” […]

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Associate Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in StatNews article concerning COVID-19 drugs

Associate Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by StatNews.com titled, “The coronavirus pandemic is reigniting a fierce debate over compounded drugs.” “I worry that in the rush to get patients access to needed drugs for COVID-19, we […]

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Christopher Walker

Professor Chris Walker quoted in ABC News article concerning ‘Qualified Immunity’ for police

Professor Chris Walker was recently quoted in an ABC News article titled, “‘Qualified immunity’ for police getting fresh look by Supreme Court after George Floyd death.” Walker, who is also the director of the Washington D.C. Program at Moritz, has […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Buzzfeed News article discussing COVID-19 treatments

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in a Buzzfeed News article titled, “Internal FDA Documents Show How Little Evidence The Agency Had Before Allowing Malaria Drugs To Be Used To Treat COVID-19.” “I think it’s fair to ask whether […]

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Edward Foley

Professor Ned Foley quoted in Roll Call article discussing 2020 election

Professor Ned Foley, an expert on election law, was recently interviewed by Roll Call for an article titled, “Old law could leave 2020 presidential race in stalemate.” The article address a 133-year-old law that could come into play amid the […]

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Ruth Colker

Professor Ruth Colker featured in New York Times article discussing caregivers and working from home

Professor Ruth Colker, an expert in disability law, was recently interviewed by The New York Times for an article titled, “For many caregivers and people with disabilities, working from home was never just a perk.” “I know some people are […]

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Edward Foley

Professor Ned Foley featured in New York Times article discussing President Trump and the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 election

Professor Ned Foley was recently featured in an article by The New York Times titled, “Trump sows doubt on voting. It keeps some people up at night.” In the article, Foley expressed his own concern for the 2020 election, and […]

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Peter Shane

Professor Peter Shane publishes op-ed in The Atlantic concerning Michael Flynn prosecution

Professor Peter Shane, an expert in a variety of areas of law, recently wrote an op-ed in The Atlantic titled, “Flynn’s New Argument Is Constitutional Nonsense.” The op-ed, which surrounds Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, discusses the […]

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Douglas Berman

Professor Douglas Berman featured in New York Times article concerning prison capacity during COVID-19

Professor Douglas Berman, an expert on criminal law and sentencing, was recently interviewed by the New York Times for an article titled, “U.S. Prison Population Remained Stable as Pandemic Grew.” “There are going to be less (prisoners) going in because […]

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Ruth Colker

Professor Ruth Colker cited in Forbes article concerning return to work amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Professor Ruth Colker, an expert on disability discrimination, was recently referenced in an article by Forbes.com concerning return to work practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The article cites Colker in saying that “although the federal government’s guidance suggests that employers should try […]

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Professor Marc Spindelman featured in multiple articles concerning COVID-19 and the law

Professor Marc Spindelman has been featured in multiple university articles concerning the coronavirus. For Ohio State News, Spindelman was quoted in an article titled, “Examining the past, present and future of the COVID-19 pandemic.” “The social distancing and isolation we’re […]

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Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler quoted in Buzzfeed News article concerning COVID-19 testing

Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in a Buzzfeed News article titled, “Everyone Wants To Know If They Already Had The Coronavirus. Some People May Be Preying On That.” “I think we should expect to see companies continue to […]

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