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Updates @ UC Law - March 2009

Ohio Innocence Project Helps to Exonerate Joseph R. Fears, Jr.

A joint project between the Ohio Innocence Project, based in the UC College of Law, and the Columbus Dispatch helped set the stage for a release from prison of a Columbus man after 25 years behind bars. (Read story)


Faculty Encouragement Leads to Career Success...Meet Grad Richard Guerrero, '75

For many law students, their professors become an integral part of their legal education. For practicing personal injury attorney Richard Guerrero, ’75, Professor John Murphy was the key to getting him to look at UC Law. (Read more)


UC Grad Judge Mark P. Painter, '73, Elected to United Nations Appeals Tribunal

One of the longest serving judges in Hamilton County (OH) will leave later this year for a new job at the United Nations. Judge Mark Painter was elected March 2, 2009 as one of seven judges from around the world to serve on a new appeals court that will resolve disputes involving corruption, nepotism and employment discrimination at the United Nations in New York. Read the story from the Cincinnati Enquirer. (Read Cincinnati Enquirer story)


Bringing Corporate Law and Teaching Face-to-Face: Meet Professor Barbara Black

While some law students dream of making the move from Cincinnati to New York to pursue a career in the “big city,” in 2006, Professor Barbara Black found herself leaving New York behind for a new opportunity in Cincinnati. After 28 years teaching law and directing the Securities Arbitration Clinic at Pace University Law School, Black transitioned into her new role as the Charles Hartsock Professor of Law and Director of the Corporate Law Center at UC Law. (Read more)


UCLAA to Honor Beckwith, Painter, and Peyton

The UC Law Alumni Association will be awarding the Distinguished Alumni Award to the Honorable Sandra S. Beckwith, the Honorable Mark P. Painter, and John F. Peyton, Jr. (posthumously).  Each of these three alumni has displayed excellence and achievement in the field of law. 


2L Aaron Bernay Brings Global Perspective to School and Beyond

A global perspective is what 2L Aaron Bernay brings to every class he attends at UC Law. By the age of 10, Bernay had spent the first six years of his education attending six different schools located across the country. (Read more)


Faculty Law Links

  • Featured Faculty Research:
    Timothy K. Armstrong, Fair Circumvention, 74 Brook. L. Rev. 1 (2009).