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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]