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UC in the News


Law school professors regularly provide insight and perspective on the events of the day. Here’s a summary of recent forays into the local media:

Marianna Bettman, Professor of Clinical Law, discussed juvenile judge elections on WVXY/91.7 on Thursday, February 10. The outcome of the judicial elections has been up in the air since November, hinging on a final court ruling on counting provisional ballots.

Bert Lockwood, Distinguished Service Professor of Law and the director of the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, was featured in several Cincinnati Enquirer articles. He spoke to reporters about the uprising in Egypt. Read the story.

Lockwood also was featured in an Enquirer op-ed. He wrote of his longtime friendship  with Mohamed ElBaradei, the Egyptian opposition leader, former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and 2005 Nobel Peace laureate in “Mohamed ElBaradei: man of integrity, courage."

Chris Bryant, Professor of Law, weighed in on the recent lower federal court cases ruling on the constitutionality of federal health care reform in “Health Care Rulings are not About Autonomy.” 

Finally, Dean Bilionis, Nippert Professor of Law, spoke to the Enqurier about the law school’s plans for the future: