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Admissions-eNews May 2010

Ohio Innocence Project Helps Ohio's Longest-Serving Wrongfully Convicted Inmate to Freedom After 29 Years in Prison

Raymond Towler, the 10th individual freed with the help of the UC College of Law's Ohio Innocence Project, has served the most time of any exonerated individual in Ohio history. On May 5, 2010, Towler gained his release as a free man following a hearing at the Cuyahoga County Courthouse. (Read more)

 

177th Law School Hooding Celebrates Graduates

On May 8, 2010, 128 students were honored at the University of Cincinnati College of Law’s 177th Hooding Ceremony held at Cincinnati Music Hall. (Read more)

 

Daniel Velez '90 Found His Niche in Law 20 Years Ago

When he was nearing graduation from his undergraduate college, Daniel Velez '90 thought he knew what career he would have—a researcher in mental disorders and psycho-pathologies. He took a law course that got him thinking about the possibility of a legal career. (Read more)

 

Financially Wronged? New Study Says Investors Should Go After Leadership Instead of Corporation Itself

A new study by UC Assistant Professor of Law Lynn Bai and two colleagues quantifies the self-defeating aspects for shareholders who file class-action suits against corporations where they have holdings. (Read more)

UC Makes Princeton Review Green Rankings

UC is Ohio's only public university named to The Princeton Review's green schools rankings released in April. UC is also the only school in the local region to make that list.

View the video to find out about the UC efforts that led to its inclusion in the rankings. These efforts include LEED buildings, recycling, trayless dining and more.

Jim Sproat '11 Wants to Affect Change—One Bill At A Time

Why does Jim Sproat want to become a lawyer? It isn’t to become a career attorney, although he plans to work as a lawyer for a few years. His ultimate goal, he said, is to affect change—from the inside out. "I want to develop a better understanding of law in relation to politics," said Sproat '11. "You can really change things by working within the political system." (Read more)

Aaron, Kalsem, and Miller Receive 2010 Goldman Teaching Excellence Award

Challenging. Engaging. Uncanny. Committed. These adjectives describe the 2010 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching recipients. All have demonstrated their commitment to students and unrelenting support of the College of Law. Congratulations to this year’s recipients: Marjorie Corman Aaron, Kristin Kalsem, and Darrel A.H. Miller. (Read more)