Paying forward to future generations of lawyers was always a point of emphasis for Judge George C. Smith ‘59. Even after his passing in April of 2020 at the age of 84, his family is working to ensure Smith’s legacy continues to live on.
The mock trial team of Brooke Zentmeyer, Joseph van‘t Hooft, Jessica Akerman and Joseph Blythe just missed out on a national championship, but still earned a pair of individual honors in the All Star National Challenge Moot Court Competition.
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of The Ohio State University Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), ODI has selected 12 members of the Ohio State community as its inaugural inductees into the ODI Hall of Fame. Two of the 12 members, William M. McCulloch (1925) and Robert Duncan (1952) are alumni of the Moritz College of Law.
An expert in the area of health law, Associate Professor Micah Berman was recently quoted in an article by the Ohio Capital Journal discussing Senate Bill 22, which blocks the health department from issuing any kind of stay-at-home order like those of the early weeks in the pandemic.
Professors Douglas Berman and Sarah Cole recently earned outreach and engagement grants. Including Berman and Cole, The Ohio State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement awarded more than $215,000 to 23 recipients of 2021 Outreach and Engagement grants.
Professor Ruth Colker, an expert in the area of civil rights and liberties, was recently featured in a discussion by National Public Radio which surrounded people with disabilities returning to work after the COVID-19 pandemic.