Volume 5, Issue 8
March 2013

IngotOIP Celebrates 2nd Victory for the Ayers Case

OIP LogoCurrent and former Ohio Innocence Project fellows, along with staff, celebrate an additional win in the case of David Ayers, wrongly convicted of murder in 2000. Sentenced to life in prison without parole for aggravated murder, aggravated robbery, and aggravated burglary, he was exonerated in 2011. Friday, March 8, Ayers was awarded $13.2 million by a federal jury, among the top 10 ever awarded for a wrongful conviction case. (Read more)

IngotKarla Hall Shares how her Road to the CPD Went Through Urbana (OH), a TV Sitcom, and OIP

Karla HallAfter five years with the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP), Karla Hall joined the College of Law's Center for Professional Development (CPD) last September as Director of Externships and Public Service. Hall, a 1990 graduate of the Ohio Northern University College of Law, is now well into her first year at the CPD and has enjoyed her transition from OIP to the CPD. "I really like this position," Hall said. "I love working with the students. I love the enthusiasm and the energy that students bring. I also really love working with the employers. I get to work with pretty much every (type of) lawyer there is who is not a judge, and I really enjoy that." (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Marx Lecture
March 26, 2013

Panel Discussion: Are Mass Shooters Mentally Ill and What Can We Do About Them?
March 27, 2013

Environmental Context: Neighborhood Matters for Human Health and Disease
March 28, 2013

Brown Bag Series: The Effects of Maltreatment & Sex Abuse
April 16, 2013

 

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IngotFrom Broadcasting to Law—Alex Doyle Plans on Career as a Prosecutor

Alex DoyleAlex Doyle arrived on campus at UC in September 2006. Six and a half years later, she's still here. Doyle, a native Cincinnatian, graduated with a degree in Electronic Media from the College Conservatory of Music in 2010 and, in two months, she will earn her JD from the College of Law. "Being at UC for seven years has been the best experience possible for someone like me," Doyle said. "I love UC and Cincinnati, and I would not have changed my time here for the world!" (Read more)

 

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IngotJD-MBA Student William Volck Focuses on Career as In-House Counsel

William VolckWilliam Volck '14 has contemplated a number of legal career paths in the last two years. At first he considered sports law and becoming a sports agent. He flirted with the idea of litigation, aided in part by his summer work experience with a local judge. Now he is geared toward an eventual career in house. Regardless of where he ends up and what type of law he ultimately practices, Volck has not strayed from his initial goal as a college freshman of going to law school and working towards a JD. (Read more)

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

Deborah RhodeThe 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)

IngotWatch Video of Professor Curtis A. Bradley, the 2013 Stanley M. Chesley Visiting Professor of Law Lecture

Curtis BradleyDue to technical difficulties, the 2013 Stanley M. Chesley Visiting Professor of Law Lecture was not webcast. However, it is available online. If you’d like to hear Professor Bradley present "The Treaty Power and American Federalism" in its entirety, check the webpage here.

IngotBillion and Beyond Campaign

Billion and BeyondUC President Santa Ono has challenged the university community—alumni, staff and friends—to reach a historic 100,000 donors by campaign's end on June 30, 2013. More than 94,000 alumni, friends, students, parents, faculty, staff, companies and foundations have made commitments to the University through Proudly Cincinnati. We need the help of the entire UC community to get us there, so join in and be part of UC's success! Make your gift today!

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