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Updates @ UC Law - April 2009

Law Students Advocate for Program before City Council

UC Law students Jerrod Fussnecker and Chris Kaiser had the opportunity to speak before Cincinnati City Council’s Finance Committee recently about the impact of proposed funding cuts to local social service agencies, and in particular, the YWCA Battered Women’s Shelter. (Read more


Meet 3L Jill Steinberg: Health and Tax Law Proponent

At 23 she may be the youngest member of the Class of 2009, but 3L Jill Steinberg’s peers consider her to be a mature and energetic addition to the law school community.  She entered college at the age of 16 and says that the past seven years have proved to be eye-opening.   (Read more)

 

A Legacy to Our Library: Dean Rufus King's Efforts Strengthen Today's Law Library Collection

It’s 1884 and a murder has occurred in Cincinnati. “The defendant in this case was acquitted,” said UC Law adjunct professor Jim O’Reilly. “But the citizens of Cincinnati were not happy about it.”  A mob stormed the Hamilton County Courthouse, attacked it, and set the building and the law library on fire. The Ohio militia was called in to calm the crowd, but the damage had been done. The county’s law library had been destroyed. (Read story)


Tax Law Professor and Associate Dean Paul Caron Finds His Niche

First year students who drew Professor Paul Caron for the week-long Introduction to Law course during orientation were surprised to find a softer Socratic method in the classroom. (Read more)

 

Freed Inmates Push Reforms at State Capital Level

Joseph R. Fears, Jr. and Robert McClendon, innocent men freed through the work of the OIP,  gave Ohio’s Senate a sobering dose of reality last week. They, along with another freed inmate Walter Smith, pushed lawmakers to pass Senate Bill 77, giving more inmates access to DNA testing and blind lineups. (Read more)

 

Meet International Tax Law Expert Marc Levey '72

When 1972 UC Law graduate Marc Levey isn’t litigating a complex international tax issue, you can find him on the ski slopes with his wife and five children near their vacation home in Vermont. As a partner at Baker & McKenzie in New York, Levey specializes in transfer pricing, tax controversy and litigation, supply chain tax planning, tax advice for mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring, and general tax planning. His fluency in both English and French allow him interact with clients on an international level. (Read More)

 

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