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.”
Professor Douglas Berman was recently quoted in an ABC 6 Columbus story titled, “Columbus City Council drastically lowers penalties for marijuana possession.”
“There seems to be particularly widespread belief that using the criminal justice system to deal with this kind of drug use does more harm than good,” he said.
Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler recently co-authored an article in the July 5, 2019 edition of Science magazine titled, “Regulating genetic biohacking.”
Zettler, along with Christi J. Guerrini (Baylor College of Medicine) and Jacob S. Sherkow (New York Law School), discusses the government and private regulations concerning biohacking as well as the outlook moving forward in this area.
Professor Peter Shane recently authored an article in The Atlantic titled, “An Executive Order Can’t Fix Trump’s Census Problem.”
“President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will consider using an executive order to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census is but the latest presidential attempt to exaggerate or mythologize the power of the executive order.
Assistant Professor Patricia Zettler was recently featured in an article in Science Magazine titled, “FDA enforcement actions plummet under Trump.”
“FDA’s power to enforce its requirements is an important part of how it achieves its public health mission,” said Zettler, a former FDA attorney. “If FDA is not using that power, it sends a signal that violations will be tolerated.”
Professor Daniel Tokaji recently appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU to discuss the Supreme Court Gerrymandering decisions and their ongoing impact.
Professor Ruth Colker, Distinguished University Professor and Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law was recently quoted in the Washington Post article titled, For those with hearing impairments, restaurant noise isn’t just an irritation. It’s discrimination. Noise as a disability-rights issue is an “evolving area of law,” said Ruth Colker, a law professor at Ohio State University, who […]
Professor John Quigley recently published an op-ed that was picked up by outlets such as the Los Angeles Times, Arizona Daily Sun and more. His article titled, “Deliberately sailing into areas China considers as territorial waters is not a good idea,” discusses the current tensions in the waters just off the Philippines coast that are claimed by China.
Professor Daniel Tokaji was recently quoted in a Los Angeles Times article titled, “Trump said it’s OK to take campaign dirt from foreign powers. Is it legal?”
“My view is that an in-kind contribution has to have some determinate economic value,” he said.
Assistant professor Patricia Zettler was recently quoted in an article by Pacific Standard titled, “Does the FDA’s plan to regulate new opioids more strictly go far enough?”
“Some have criticized FDA for over-using guidance,” she said, but companies “often” follow them.
Professor Edward Foley was recently featured on the “Another Way” podcast, hosted by Lawrence Lessig. Professor Foley discusses the Electoral College and his upcoming book, “Presidential Elections and Majority Rule,” with Lessig.
Professor Edward Foley was recently quoted in an article by CBS News titled, “Trump is open to accepting dirt on his opponents from foreign governments. Is that against the law?”
“That’s a question you know ultimately I don’t think that can really be addressed by law. It’s a question of the personal ethics of the candidate,” Foley said. “What kind of a candidate wants to accept help from a foreign government that is trying to influence the outcome of a U.S. election?”