Volume 4, Issue 11
June-July 2012

IngotGood, Bad or Stupid? Debating the STOCK and JOBS Acts

Mina Jefferson

In uncustomary bipartisan action, Congress enacted, and President Obama signed, two pieces of securities legislation this spring. A distinguished panel will debate the merits and implications of these laws. The panel discussion, which will be held on June 27 at noon, is the Conference's kick-off event and will also be simultaneously webcast. (Read More)

IngotUniversity of Cincinnati College of Law Establishes the Victor E. Schwartz Chair in Tort Law

Emily HouhThe University of Cincinnati College of Law has established the Victor E. Schwartz Chair in Tort Law to be dedicated to teaching and scholarship in the field of torts. The chair is named for renowned Washington DC lawyer and beloved former University of Cincinnati College of Law professor and dean, Victor E. Schwartz, in honor of his career as a teacher, scholar, and practicing attorney in the field of tort law.  (Read More)

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Institute for the Global Practice of Law
June 25, 2012

Good, Bad or Stupid? Debating the Stock and Jobs Acts
June 27, 2012

Intro to Law
August 14

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IngotUC Law's Kelly Johnson Steps in As Interim Hamilton County (OH) Public Defender

Sean ManganWith more than 25 years of law practice under his belt, W. Kelly Johnson '86 accepted another challenge when he became the interim Hamilton County Public Defender in April. After the Public Defender Commission and Shelia Kyle-Reno, the former public defender for Hamilton County, parted ways early that month, the Board sought someone to fill in for three to four months. (Read More)


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IngotAnna Lammert Wants to Fight for Social Justice...in Her Own Backyard

Janet MooreEarly in her law student career, St. Louis native Anna Lammert '12 focused on international law. Today, however, the recent College of Law graduate is back home studying for the Missouri bar, which is just one more step in the process of beginning a career in criminal defense. (Read More)

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IngotRex Marvel '12 Named Public Defender Corp Fellow

Rex MarvelAfter three years in Cincinnati, (Johnathon) Rex Marvel is off to the other Queen City—Charlotte, N.C. Marvel, a recent graduate of the College of Law, will spend the next three years at the Mecklenburg County Office of the Public Defender, as part of the 2012 Class of Public Defender Corps Fellows. (Read More)

IngotGet to Know Marion County (IN) Public Defender Matthew Katz '11

Matthew KatzAfter graduating from the College of Law in 2011, Matthew Katz is back in his hometown of Indianapolis. The Indiana University graduate is currently a public defender with the Marion County Public Defender Agency, where he interned during the summer following his 2L year. He pursued a law degree to become a defense attorney and was drawn to the College of Law by the Ohio Innocence Project. (Read More)

IngotLori Strait Named the 2012 Nettie Birk/Dottie Sutton/Louise Erway Award Recipient

Lori StraitCongratulations to Lori Strait, the recipient of the 2012 Nettie Birk/Dottie Sutton/Louise Erway Award. The staff recognition award was formally announced at the Hooding Ceremony. In her position as program coordinator she provides significant support for the work of the law school’s faculty. In addition, she supports the staff and projects of the Corporate Law Center and the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC). (Read More)

IngotThe Master of Science in Taxation Degree Offered in New Online Format

For those interested in enhancing their current skills and credentials, the Carl H. Lindner College of Business has a new degree option leading to advancement in law and government. The online MS Taxation offers added flexibility and convenience for the busy working professional. For more program information, call 1-877-588-3301.

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