Volume 6, Issue 1
August 2013

IngotLaw School to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Arthur MillerThe College of Law's fall event schedule kicks off with the "75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," a panel discussion to be held on August 27, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Patricia Corbett Theater (CCM).  A star-studded panel of judges, academics, politicians, lawyers, and business people will come together to discuss the impact of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the importance of this anniversary. The panel will be taking a wide angle view of what the rules were designed to achieve, how they have been applied, what is happening now, and what the future of the Federal Rules might be. Arthur R. Miller, University Professor at New York University, the nation's leading scholar in the field of American civil procedure and coauthor with the late Charles Wright of Federal Practice and Procedure, will moderate this event. The panel discussion is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. (Read more)

IngotBryant, Cogan, Kalsem, Williams appointed to Named Professorships

Chris BryantFour College of Law professors with expertise in constitutional law, international law, women and the law, and the intersection of race, gender, and class have been appointed to named professorships. The professors and their named chairs are A. Christopher Bryant, the Rufus King Professor of Constitutional Law; Jacob Katz Cogan, the Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law; Kristin Kalsem, the Charles Hartsock Professor of Law; and Verna L. Williams, the Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law.  (Read more)

Upcoming Events

BLSA Race and the Law: 50 Years After the March on Washington
August 26, 2013

75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
August 27, 2013

Actor's Directions for Award Winning Trial Performance
Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30, 2013

Ohio Ethics Commission CLE Program
Sept. 27, 2013

 

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IngotProfessor Kenneth Hirsh Recognized as a Top 50 Innovator in Law

Lewis GoldfarbKenneth Hirsh, Director, Law Library and Information Technology and Professor of Practice, has been named a "2013 Fastcase 50" award recipient by legal publisher Fastcase. This award recognizes the top 50 innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law, as determined and chosen by Fastcase. (Read more)

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Ingot2013 Law and Leadership Graduates Plan Careers in Legal Field, Business and Engineering

LLIFour years ago a group of rising ninth graders began a summer experience at the College of Law as participants in the school's first year with the Law and Leadership Institute, a statewide initiative in collaboration with the legal community designed to inspire and prepare students from underserved communities for post-secondary and professional success. Today, the students—now high school and LLI program graduates—are starting the path to careers in the legal field, business and engineering. (Read more)

 

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Ingot Constitution Day Lecture, Featuring Professor Marci Hamilton, Focuses on Distrust and Separation

Marci HamiltonOn September 17, 2013, the College of Law will host Professor Marci Hamilton as the keynote speaker for Constitution Day. Hamilton, the Paul R. Verkuil Chair in Public Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, will speak on "The Most Important Building Block of the United States Constitution: Distrust and Separation." The event begins at 12:15 p.m. in Room 114 of the law school. (Read more)

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