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Marc Spindelman

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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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Ohio Attorney General prepared to ‘vigorously’ defend new abortion law

“Ultimately the question’s going to be whether the Supreme Court takes a look at its earlier decisions and modifies them in any way that will create breathing room for a law like the heartbeat bill,” Spindelman said.

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‘Heartbeat Bill’ Returns

If passed, a “Heartbeat Bill” would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

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The Transgender Military Ban

Spindelman discussed how President Donald Trump’s proposed transgender military ban could affect the military and LGBTQ rights. 

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Rule of Law

Building community despite political differences

After President Donald Trump was elected into office, Prof. Marc Spindelman found himself in conversation with a group of students interested in careers in public life. These students, diverse in their political outlooks, wondered what impact the new administration would have on substantive law…

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Spindelman testifies before Ohio House

Professor Marc Spindelman appeared before the Ohio House of Representatives Community and Family Advancement Committee to give interested party testimony on the constitutionality of House Bill 36—referred to by some as the “Pastor Protection Act.”

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Faculty experts weigh in on recent U.S. Supreme Court cases

It has been a big month for those who keep a close watch on the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. Here is a rundown of recent Supreme Court decisions, along with quotes by our faculty members, and links to media coverage they have received.

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Senator John Glenn to 1L students: “There’s hope for this country yet as long as there are people like you.”

On March 25, Senator John Glenn surprised an informal group of 13 1Ls who have expressed interest in one day possibly working in politics and government, regaling them with a condensed version of his life story, interspersed with nuggets of hard-won wisdom and advice.

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Huefner, Spindelman elected to ALI

Professors Steven Huefner and Marc Spindelman were elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), an independent U.S. organization that strives to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. ALI publishes model statutes and principles of law that are enormously influential in the courts and legislatures. They join eight other Moritz faculty who also serve on ALI.

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Moritz professors to help bring Supreme Court case to life

Four professors at Moritz will have a role in the upcoming play Arguendo, which is based on a 1991 Supreme Court case involving nudity and the First Amendment, at the Wexner Center for the Arts. The professors will participate in a talk-back session with the audience and director after the show to provide commentary.

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All eyes on the court

Moritz professors are intensely watching the October 2012 term of the Supreme Court of the United States. There are major cases in constitutional law, business law, and copyright law pending this term, which will wrap up in June. Amgen Inc. […]

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University trustees promote faculty, approve appointments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved multiple appointments and promotions for faculty members of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law. At their June meeting, the trustees approved the following: Cinnamon Carlarne was promoted to […]

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