Briefing Room


Moritz trio takes home 2020 Moot Court Championship

By: James Grega The Hunton Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship annually features the top moot court teams from around the country and in 2020, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law trio of TJ Beavers, Sarah Siewe, and […]

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Moritz students have success at 2020 spring semester competitions

A number of Moritz students recently experienced success at the 2020 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition. Participating in the Boston regional, Ali Anderson finished tied for third for Best Advocate while the Moritz team of Anderson, Meg Burrell and Matt Krsacok […]

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Moritz duo places second in KMK Diversity Case Competition

Eight 1L students participated in the 2020 KMK Diversity Case Competition in Cincinnati, Ohio with a pair of them placing in the top-3. One year after Moritz students Zeynep Kart, Thomas Pope and Keri Richardson finished third in the competition, […]

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Allyson Fleming wins The Closer Transactional Law Competition at Baylor Law School

Moritz College of Law 3L Allyson Fleming had less than 72 hours to be briefed on a case, conduct interviews, plan and present her case to a panel of judges.

By the end of the weekend, Fleming came back to Columbus a winner of The Closer National Transactional Law Competition at Baylor University (The Closer), which features some of the top moot court law students in the country.

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Moritz 3L Mark Widerschein earns ABA Writing Award

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law 3L Mark Widerschein was recently named the recipient of the 2019 K. William  Kolbe Writing Competition, awarded by the ABA Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section. His winning submission, “Flowing Water, Flowing Costs: Assessing FERC’s Authority […]

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Moritz student Carrie Mayer named 2019 Tillman Scholar

Incoming 1L Carrie Mayer has been named a 2019 Pat Tillman Scholar. Mayer is one of 60 scholars from around the country to be selected for the award, named after former United States Army Ranger and NFL star Pat Tillman. 

Mayer earned a bachelor’s degree at George Washington University and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army through ROTC. Mayer was deployed in Haiti, Iraq and Afghanistan and after seven years of active duty, transferred to the reserves and moved her family to Zambia. She plans to use her law degree to serve the most vulnerable members of her local community. 

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Moritz Students chosen as Ohio State Sesquicentennial Scholars

Ohio State awarded 150 sesquicentennial scholarships to students across the university for the 2019-20 academic year. Two Moritz College of Law students, 2L Hallie Israel and 1L LeRoy Ricksy, are among the honorees. Scholars receive $2,500 for the first year […]

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Meet Sara Sams, EIC Elect, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution (JDR)

Meet Sara Sams, the EIC Elect of the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. “We are taking a lot of looks at ways in which we can work smarter, not harder, in terms of both 3Ls and 2Ls. I am excited to get a team together to make the most efficient use of our time, because all law students are very busy.”

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Meet Ralah Sanadiki, EIC Elect, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law

Meet Ralah Sanadiki, the newly elected EIC of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law. “I genuinely enjoy blue-booking and editing and writing, generally. That is why I have come to this position and why I am passionate about it.”

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DyTiesha Dunson finds a home at Moritz following decorated basketball career

The all-time assists leader at Florida Gulf Coast University, 2L DyTiesha Dunson is preparing for her life after basketball at Moritz with an interest in tax law.

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Meet Luke Shaffer, EIC Elect, Ohio State Business Law Journal

“I want to develop that sense of community that we talked about. This is a group of colleagues who are working together to produce an academic product, but also a group of friends who enjoy being around each other and work well together.”

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Meet Our LLM Students: Abrori Charliene

Abrori Charliene, who hails from Jakarta, Indonesia, is studying international law and alternative dispute resolution.

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