Volume 5, Issue 3
October 2012

IngotCenter for Race, Gender, and Social Justice Hosts Conference on Social Justice Feminism

Center for Race ImageThe Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice will host its third annual conference on October 25-27, 2012, featuring keynote speakers Anika Rahman, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation, and Dr. Patricia Hill Collins, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, and Charles Phelps Taft Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Cincinnati.  This year's theme is "Social Justice Feminism."  What is it? Social justice feminism is about moving from theory to practice, bridging divides, and making a difference. This conference is an opportunity to join advocates, activists, and scholars in a conversation about women’s movements, building community, and advocating for social justice. 

Sponsors of this year's conference include the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Ms. Foundation for Women, the Stephen H. Wilder Foundation, and the Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Foundation, Fifth Third Bank, Trustee. Find out more about the conference and how you can register on their website. (Read More)

Ingot2012 William Howard Taft Lecture on Constitutional Law to Focus on Health Insurance and the Supreme Court

EichnerThe University of Cincinnati College of Law is honored to present Professor Steven G. Calabresi, Class of 1940 Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law, as the 2012 William Howard Taft lecturer on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 12:15 p.m. The title of his lecture is "The Right to Buy Health Insurance Across State Lines: Crony Capitalism and the Supreme Court." Professor Calabresi will focus his lecture on the health care reform debate in the wake of the Supreme Court's historic decision this past June in NFIB v. Sebelius upholding the mandate to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act as a tax. (Read More)

Upcoming Events

 

Brown Bag Series: The Neuropsychology of Serious Mental Illness and the Law
Oct. 23, 2012

Social Justice Feminism Conference
Oct. 25-27, 2012

Corporate Law Center: Examining the Tax Policies of Obama and Romney
Oct. 29, 2012

2012 William Howard Taft Lecture on Constitutional Law
Oct. 30, 2012

UC Law Alumni Association Fall CLE Event
Nov. 2, 2012

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IngotPolitics Has Played a Big Role in Caitlin Graham's Life

Caitlin GrahamWhile she might not be pursuing a career in the field, politics has played a large role in Caitlin Graham’s adult life: a summer internship in college, multiple post-graduate positions locally and in Washington, D.C., and she is currently the Law Republicans president at the College of Law. (Read More)

 

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IngotA Passion for Politics and Government Led Matt Wiseman to UC Law

Matt WisemanAfter graduating from Ohio Northern, Matt Wiseman '14 came to the College of Law, seeing law school as an opportunity to pursue his interests. "I thought the best way to kind of do something practical in the realm of politics, law, (or) government would be to go to law school and kind of figure it out," Wiseman said of his earlier decision to attend law school. (Read More)

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IngotThe Harold C. Schott Scholarship Award Lecture Focuses on the Second Amendment

Fall CLE EventThe University of Cincinnati College of Law presents Professor Darrell A.H. Miller as the Harold C. Schott Scholarship Award lecturer on Tuesday, November 13 at 12:15 p.m.  The title of his lecture is "The Second Amendment in Theory and Practice."  Professor Miller will explore the constitutional cases: District of Columbia v. Heller and McDonald v. City of Chicago, where the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Second Amendment preserves an individual right to keep and bear arms and that this right applies equally against federal, state, and local governments. (Read More)

IngotLaw Alumni Association Presents Fall CLE Event

Fall CLE EventThe UC Law Alumni Association presents its Fall 2012 CLE event on Friday, November 2, 2012, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Stratford Heights on UC’s campus. This year’s event will feature lectures on alcoholism, understanding the power of attorneys, ethical dilemmas, and DNA and the Innocence Movement. Total CLE credit offered: 1hr/Ethics, 2.5 hrs/General, 1 hr/Substance Abuse. Ohio and Kentucky CLE credit approval pending and expected.   (Read More)

IngotDinsmore Raises $250K for UC Law Campaign

US flagThe attorneys at Dinsmore have always been committed to giving back to their community, through both their actions and through generous donations. In the spring of 2012, Dinsmore began a campaign to raise money for the new building efforts at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. With strong alumni ties to UC, and led by partners Debbie Lydon '81, Charles Roesch '84, Susan Zaunbrecher '90, George Vincent and Mark Vander Laan, the firm set an aggressive goal of raising $200,000. (Read More)

IngotGoldfarb Editorials Discuss Correlation between Business and Economic Success and Obama's Impact on Ohio’s Economy

cell phoneProfessor Lewis Goldfarb's recent editorials for the International Business Times and the US News & World Report answer the questions of whether a business background positively correlates with economic growth and whether President Obama's policies had any impact on Ohio's economy. (Read More)

IngotProfessor Caron Named One of the Most Influential in Tax and Accounting

cell phoneFor the seventh consecutive year, Professor Paul Caron, the Charles Hartsock Professor of Law, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting by Accounting Today. Wrote the magazine about him "As the publisher and editor-in- chief of one of the most widely read tax blogs on the Internet, this tax professor opens the door to his own opinions and the opinions of other professionals in the increasingly complex world of tax." (Read More)

IngotCollege of Business Tax Conference Offers 13 CLE Credits

cell phoneThe 45th Annual UC Income Tax Conference will be held on December 11-12, 2012 at the Duke Energy Center. Presented by the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, this event will include an update on the latest tax laws and regulations as well as tax preparation guidance. Attorneys can receive 13 CLE credits. Conference leader is Dr. Dale Kiefer, Professor Emeritus at the LCOB. (Read More)

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