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Updates @ UC Law - May 2010

Ohio Innocence Project Helps Ohio's Longest-Serving Wrongfully Convicted Inmate to Freedom After 29 Years in Prison

Raymond Towler, the 10th individual freed with the help of the UC College of Law's Ohio Innocence Project, has served the most time of any exonerated individual in Ohio history. On May 5, 2010, Towler gained his release as a free man following a hearing at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse. (Read more)


Financially Wronged? New Study Says Investors Should Go After Leadership Instead of Corporation Itself

A new study by UC Assistant Professor of Law Lynn Bai and two colleagues quantifies the self-defeating aspects for shareholders who file class-action suits against corporations where they have holdings. (Read more)


For 10 Years, Tom White '00 Has Advocated for Youth

To say that Tom White '00 took a non-traditional route to law school is an understatement. White was born in 1940 in a small town in northern Alabama. (Read more)


177th Law School Hooding Celebrates Graduates

On May 8, 2010, 128 students were honored at the University of Cincinnati College of Law’s 177th Hooding Ceremony held at Cincinnati Music Hall. (Read more)


Daniel Velez '90 Found His Niche in Law 20 Years Ago

When he was nearing graduation from his undergraduate college, Daniel Velez '90 thought he knew what career he would have—a researcher in mental disorders and psycho-pathologies. He took a law course that got him thinking about the possibility of a legal career. (Read more)


Aaron, Kalsem, and Miller Receive 2010 Goldman Teaching Excellence Award

Challenging. Engaging. Uncanny. Committed. These adjectives describe the 2010 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching recipients. All have demonstrated their commitment to students and unrelenting support of the College of Law. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Marjorie Corman Aaron, Kristin Kalsem, and Darrel A.H. Miller. (Read more)


Jessica Butler Named 2010 Birk/Sutton/Erway Award Recipient

Congratulations to Jessica Butler, senior admissions officer, named the 2010 recipient of the Nettie Birk/Dottie Sutton/Louise Erway Award. In her role with the Admissions Department, she is often one of the first people at UC Law that many student applicants talk to and meet. (Read more)


Alumni Mentors Wanted for 2010-2011 Academic Year

Alumni mentors wanted for the 2010-2011 academic year! Mentors will serve as speakers for programs, network with students and provide words of wisdom to the next generation of professionals! For more information please contact Assistant Dean Mina Jones Jefferson at


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