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Volume 6, Issue 11
June/July 2014

IngotProfessor Bettman Awarded Goldman Prize for Teaching Excellence

Marianna BettmanEveryone knows that Professor Bettman's first year Torts class was not the class for which one wanted to be unprepared, ever. In fact, second and third year students stressed one should avoid that at all costs. With that in mind, most incoming 1Ls expected this professor to be akin to a fire-breathing dragon. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Standing at the front of the classroom—well it could not possibly be the woman who had intimidated at least two generations of law students! (Read more)

IngotGoldman Prize Reflects Chang's Investment in Students' Futures

Felix ChangThe fundamentals of law (critical thinking, analytical reasoning, captivating arguing, and effective debunking) are the most basic—but important—tools with which law schools can equip students. Successful professors are able to instill these qualities in their students, ensuring they are transferable across the curriculum and in to practice. Professor Felix Chang is precisely such a professor. (Read more)

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Institute for the Global Practice of Law
July 14 - Aug. 1, 2014

Intro to Law
Aug. 18, 2014

Classes Begin
Aug. 25, 2014

Actor's Directions for Award Winning Trial Performance (series)
Sept. 8-29, 2014

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IngotGoldman Prize Recognizes Lenhart's Commitment to Student Education and Development

Betsy LenhartProfessor Betsy Lenhart is an engaging professor who truly wants to see her students succeed. She is not only an exemplary professor in the classroom, but also a great mentor, advisor, and confidant outside the classroom. While talking about her, one student shared, "I want her to win all of the awards."—a sentiment with which many students would agree.  (Read more)

Law Links

IngotLaw School Celebrates 181st Hooding Ceremony

hooding imageThe 181st Hooding was held May 17, 2014, led by College of Law Dean Louis Bilionis.  Gary Garfield '81, CEO and President of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. was the keynote speaker; the Hon. Sharon Kennedy '91, Supreme Court of Ohio, received the 2014 Nicholas J., Longworth III Alumni Achievement Award. Six LLM students, 120 law school students, faculty, staff, friends, and family celebrated in grand fashion. Be sure to view photos from the event!  (View Photos)


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IngotJoin the Tailgate!

tailgate imageAn All Class Reunion/Tailgate will be held Saturday, September 20th prior to the UC Homecoming Game.  Bearcats will host long-time rival Miami (Ohio) at Paul Brown Stadium in downtown Cincinnati. Please visit the all-class tailgate, homecoming parade and individual class reunions website for more information. (Read more)

IngotIn-Store Clinics, 'Telemedicine' and the Death of Windfall Malpractice Judgments

Jim O'ReillyProfessor Jim O’Reilly’s new book, "The New Medical Malpractice" reviews the changing landscape of medical malpractice law. O'Reilly is the author of dozens of books and articles, and a longtime student of Ohio damages lawsuits. The new book shares his insight on the rapidly shifting world of medical malpractice law. "There was no book—I looked for one—that explained what's happening in health care," O'Reilly says. "That's why most of what's in my book is pioneering, because I talked to the people in Washington, D.C., and asked what they're really doing." (Read about it here)

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