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Updates @ UC Law - August 2008

Welcome to the first edition of Updates@UCLaw.  Not a replacement for Counselor, the law school’s long-time, bi-yearly magazine, Updates@UCLaw provides us with a forum to communicate with you on a monthly basis. Look for profiles on new law school faculty, live vicariously through our students as you read about their incredible experiences around the world, and discover some interesting facts about UC Law. Of course, you’ll also find information on upcoming events, CLE opportunities, and more. We’re excited about this new development and we hope you are too. Now…on to the stories! 


Welcome Class of 2011

It was the most exciting time of year at UC Law; the first day—at least for the first year students (1Ls).  The corridors of the law school were once again filled with anxious students, sizing each other up and coming to terms with the weight of their Constitutional Law books. (Read More)

UC Law Students Help Innocent Man Regain Freedom

After serving 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Robert McClendon once again became a free man on Monday, August 11—thanks in part to the Ohio Innocence Project and the power of DNA testing.
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Linda Greenhouse on Guantanamo Bay

Detention camp Guantanamo Bay is one of the most controversial subjects of modern times. Former U.S. Supreme Court correspondent Linda Greenhouse will share her perspective on this topic at the 2008 John H. Burlingame Distinguished Lecture, September 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.


Nancy Oliver '90 Takes Over as Associate Dean

“Whenever I walk in the doors of the College of Law, I'm excited,” said new Interim Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Nancy Oliver. (Read More)

Memories Project Now Online!

A representative group of alumni was interviewed by current law school students and by Jeffrey L. Cruikshank, an author of institutional histories. Take a moment to read their memories, reminisce, and reflect on their law school experience. (Read More)


New Tax Professor Loves Problem Solving

The latest addition to UC Law’s tax team, Professor Stephanie McMahon, joined the law school this summer. She will teach business tax during the fall semester. (Read More)



Adam Moser (3L) Goes to China

As the world is riveted by the athletes at the 2008 Summer Olympics, hosted in Beijing, China, UC Law student Adam Moser, Class of 2009, has been getting a “bird’s eye view” of the festivities. (Read More)