Volume 5, Issue 11
June/July 2013

IngotSave the Date! Law School to Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Arthur MillerThe College of Law's fall event schedule kicks off with the "75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure," a panel discussion to be held on August 27, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the Patricia Corbett Theater (CCM).  A star-studded panel of federal judges, academics, politicians, lawyers, and business people will come together to discuss the impact of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the importance of this anniversary.  Arthur R. Miller, University Professor at New York University, the nation's leading scholar in the field of American civil procedure and coauthor with the late Charles Wright of Federal Practice and Procedure, will moderate this event. The panel discussion is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. (Read more)

IngotProfessor Christopher Bryant Awarded Goldman Prize for Teaching Excellence

A. Chris BryantThe most common words used by his students to describe Professor A. Christopher Bryant are "engaging" and "engaged"—both deserving characterizations. Professor Bryant not only distinguishes himself as a stellar teacher through his classroom instruction, but also through his interactions with and education of students outside of the classroom.  (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Intro to Law
August 12, 2013

Fall Semester Begins
August 19, 2013

75th Anniversary of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
August 27, 2013


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IngotGoldman Prize Signals Growing Importance of UC Law's Practical Experience Programs

Lewis GoldfarbIn recent years the needs and demands of law school graduates and employers have changed. Both now demand a more practically focused legal education. Professor Lewis Goldfarb has created a program—the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic—that places students directly into the representation process, allowing them to hone their ability to explain legal concepts to clients, spot legal issues for businesses, and draft documents commonly associated with representing a business. In effect, they are building a portfolio of "real life experiences" as lawyers. (Read more)

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IngotGoldman Prize Underscores Sperino's Commitment to Students

Sandra SperinoAsk any student that has experienced a class with Professor Sandra Sperino, and he or she will speak of their appreciation for her ability to speak their law on a level that makes the subject matter understandable for nearly anyone. She possesses an ability to walk the line of authoritative and compassionate, all while keeping the mood of class productive and jovial. (Read more)


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Ingot2013 Distinguished Alumni Awards Celebrated Daniel Buckley, the Hon. Dennis Helmick, and James Johnson

For 180 years, University of Cincinnati College of Law graduates have made their mark on the world as leaders of the bench and bar, in senior governmental positions, in the public service community, and in business, academia, and countless other fields. Friday, May 17, 2013 brought an opportunity to acknowledge and applaud three of them. Congratulations to the most recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award: Daniel J. Buckley '74, Hon. Dennis S. Helmick '72, and James L. Johnson '80. If you missed the event, be sure to visit the online photo gallery to see what happened. (Photo Gallery)


IngotLaw School Launches Guest Student Program this Fall

Many professionals would benefit by obtaining knowledge of the law, including those working in such fields as business, criminal justice, engineering, medicine, psychiatry or psychology, education, human resources, journalism, and many more. These professionals, along with graduate students studying in other fields, can enhance their knowledge of law by enrolling in one or two classes at the College of Law as a "Guest Student." Guest Students can take up to six credits at the College in classes that will enhance their knowledge of law in topics of particular interest to them. If you are interested in taking a class as a guest student, contact Charlene Carpenter, registrar, for more information at 513.556.0070.

IngotUC Law Turns 180 Years Old

UC Law celebrates its 180th anniversary this year. As part of the celebration, we'd like to include memories about your law school experience. Send us an email about favorite professors, why you love the law school, your favorite class or activity, or why Woody’s was such a hotspot!  We will be including comments in the upcoming issue of Counselor magazine. Contact us at: updates@law.uc.edu

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