Volume 5, Issue 7
February 2013

IngotDoug Prade Exonerated After 15 Years Thanks to Work of OIP

Doug PradeOn January 29, 2013 former Akron Police Captain Douglas Prade—and a longtime OIP client—was exonerated. He walked free after 15 years in prison for the murder of his ex-wife. DNA testing conducted by the OIP, along with additional extensive investigation over the course of a decade, proved his innocence. Prade is the 16th person freed through the work of the OIP. (Read more)

IngotCollege of Law and the Brandery Announce Fellowship Program

Dan DonnellonThe College of Law and the Brandery, a consumer marketing venture accelerator, have partnered to place law students at the company. Four rising third-year law students will work at the company this summer, assisting with a variety of legal services. Named the Brandery Fellowship Program, it is an opportunity for students to receive hands-on work experience while learning about and working with high-growth potential business start-ups. (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Black History Month Roundtable
Feb. 27, 2013

Downtown Teach-In Day
March 1, 2013

Chesley Lecture
March 14, 2013

Corporate Law Symposium
March 15, 2013

Marx Lecture
March 26, 2013

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IngotFormer Environmental and Labor Law Attorney Puts Legal Skills to Work at the Archdiocese

More than 30 years after earning his law degree from the College of Law, Tom Coz '79 began work as the first Safe Environment Coordinator for Children and Youth at the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Coz joined the Archdiocese on Sept. 1, 2011, where he works with 214 Roman Catholic parishes and 116 Catholic schools. At the time of Coz's hiring, the Archdiocese was the 38th largest diocese in the United States and home to the nation's eighth largest Catholic school network. (Read more)

 

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IngotA Parisian's View: Meet Fanny Delaunay

Fanny DelaunayFanny Delaunay '14 loves it in Cincinnati. The second year law student currently resides on the West Side with her husband, having also recently lived near campus, in Dayton, and in Florence, Ky. For all the moves Delaunay has made in the last five years, however, none was bigger than the one in 2008. (Read more)

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IngotFrom Publicist to Future Attorney: Jacklyn McGlothlin Shares Her UC Law Experience

Ken HirshWhen Jacklyn (Johnston) McGlothlin '13 was younger, she jokingly told her father, an attorney, that she was creating a list of reasons why she did not want to become an attorney. Flash forward several years and McGlothlin is just three months from graduating from law school and beginning her preparations for the Ohio bar exam. (Read more)

IngotCorporate Attorney Makes Bold Move: David Specter Loves Making Wine

Ken HirshSpecter might be the first College of Law graduate ever to pursue winemaking as a full-time career. He is certainly the only one from his graduating class with that distinction. But while most of his classmates are working in some legal capacity and he is now in Oregon making wine, that does not mean Specter's legal education and experience are now irrelevant. "What law school does is give you a skill set. Most importantly, you learn how to think critically." (Read more)

IngotUC Law Downtown Teach-In for Student Scholarships

The UC Law Downtown Teach-In for Student Scholarships will be held on March 1, 2013 at Frost Brown Todd and Vorys, Sater Seymour and Pease law offices located at the Great American Tower downtown Cincinnati. All proceeds will directly support student scholarships. (Read more about the event and register here)

Ingot2013 Stanley M. Chesley Visiting Professor of Law Lecture features Professor Curtis A. Bradley

Curtis BradleyThe University of Cincinnati College of Law is pleased to welcome Professor Curtis A. Bradley as our 2013 Chesley Distinguished Visitor on March 14, 2013. He will present "The Treaty Power and American Federalism." Curtis Bradley is the William Van Alstyne Professor of Law, Professor of Public Policy Studies, and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Duke University School of Law. He joined the Duke law faculty in 2005, after teaching at the University of Virginia and University of Colorado law schools. His courses include International Law, Foreign Relations Law, and Federal Courts. He was the founding co-director of Duke Law School’s Center for International and Comparative Law and serves on the executive board of Duke’s Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security. (Read more)

Ingot2013 Robert S. Marx Lecture features Professor Deborah L. Rhode

Curtis BradleyThe University of Cincinnati College of Law is honored to present Professor Deborah L. Rhode as the 2013 Robert S. Marx Lecturer. Her lecture is titled "From Platitudes to Priorities: Diversity and Gender Equity in the Legal Profession." She will present this on Tuesday, March 26, at 12:15 p.m. Rhode is the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law, the director of the Center on the Legal Profession, and the director of the Program in Law and Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University. She is the former chair of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, the former founding director of Stanford’s Center on Ethics, a former trustee of Yale University, and the former director of Stanford’s Institute for Research on Women and Gender. (Read more)

IngotThe 26th Annual Corporate Law Center Symposium Focus on Practices and Policies in the Post-Financial Crisis Era

The 2008 financial crisis and its aftermath put extraordinary pressure on government and industry regulators to punish offenders, deter future violations and obtain compensation for victims. How have they measured up? This symposium will focus on current practices and policies involving government and industry enforcement of securities laws and other regulatory statutes intended to protect the public, with special emphasis on the Securities and Exchange Commission, state securities regulators and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). The Symposium will be held March 15, 2013 beginning at 8:45 a.m. CLE: 6.5 hrs. of general CLE credit. (Read more)

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