Briefing Room

Students

Meet Meg Burrell, New Editor-in-Chief of the Ohio State Law Journal

 Hometown: Bluffton, Ohio Legal interests: Litigation Education: Bowling Green State University, Political Science (Bachelor’s Degree) Why the initial interest in political science in undergrad? I always loved reading and writing and research, so I originally thought about being a teacher, […]

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Moritz student Arianne Thomas selected as student fellow for Immigration Summer Legal Corps

Moritz student Arianne Thomas has been selected as one of 20 Student Fellows for the Equal Justice Works Immigration Summer Legal Corps. Thomas was selected from a pool of 375 applicants and will assist attorneys and paralegals at her host organization, Advocates […]

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Meet Mayu Nakano, New Editor-in-Chief of Ohio State Business Law Journal

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio Legal Interest: Transactional Law Education: Miami University, English Language and Literature (Bachelor’s Degree) What sparked your initial interest in attending law school? Like a lot of people, I came to law school because I wanted to help […]

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Meet Chase Dean, New Editor-in-Chief for Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution

Hometown: Riverside, California Legal Interests: Labor and Unemployment Education: California Polytech, Political Science (Bachelor’s Degree) When did you decide law school might be an option? I decided on law school at the end of my junior year of undergrad. It […]

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Meet Amy Pratt, New Editor-in-Chief for Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law

Hometown: Hilliard, Ohio Legal Interests: Public defense Education: West Virginia University, Journalism, (Bachelor’s Degree) Was law school initially on your radar? It was not at all on my radar. It was a surprise to me. My freshman year of undergrad […]

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Meet Courtney Pyatt, New Editor-in-Chief for the Ohio State Technology Law Journal

Hometown: Fayetteville, WV Legal Interest: Small Business and Entrepreneurship Education: West Virginia University, Economics (Bachelor’s Degree) Was law school always on your radar? Law school was always on my radar. I used to always watch the TV show Cops with […]

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Ohio law students asking Supreme Court to grant license without bar exam amid coronavirus pandemic

Moritz student and president of the Student Bar Association, Renée Eid, was recently quoted in an article by The Columbus Dispatch concerning the 2020 bar exam and the uncertainties that surround it amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with students from other […]

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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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