Volume 6, Issue 8
March 2014

IngotCorporate Law Center Symposium to Focus on Crowdfunding

crowd fundingCrowdfunding regulations under the JOBS Act intend to make it easier for small businesses to obtain funding and create jobs as businesses grow. What are the potential benefits and drawbacks the new regulations will bring to the entrepreneur community and the financial industry? What are the legal concerns of raising capital through crowdfunding under the JOBS Act and existing federal securities law? How is crowdfunding regulated in other countries that compete with the US in the global capital market? This symposium features discussions on a wide range of crowdfunding related topics given by distinguished experts from the legal academy, financial service industry, law firms and the Ohio Department of Commerce.

The symposium will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014, beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the College of Law. 5.5 general CLE credits (pending approval for OH and KY)  To rsvp, contact Lori Strait at 556-0117/ lori.strait@uc.edu.   Visit the symposium webpage for more information on speakers and the schedule. (Read more)

Ingot A Career in Human Rights Has Taken Lycette Nelson from Cincinnati to Hungary

Lycette Nelson"It's good that you’re here to keep us human." Hearing this made a lasting impression on a UC Law student—now alumna—while completing her human rights internship in South Africa. Lycette Nelson '02 grew up in Burlington, Vermont before attending St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland.  She moved to New York City and worked in publishing for three years, and then returned to the classroom at the State University of New York at Buffalo, receiving her Ph.D. in comparative literature.  (Read more)

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Making a Difference While Making a Buck
March 25, 2014

Judge in Residence Program
March 26-28, 2014

Corporate Law Symposium
March 28, 2014

Harris Distinguished Practitioner Paul Heldman
April 2, 2014

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IngotThe Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights Drew Erin Welch to UC Law

Erin WelchLaw student Erin Welch travelled 700 miles to UC Law for the Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. She shares her thoughts on the impact of the Institute and they experiences she has had. (Read more)

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IngotCaleb Benadum Shares How His Travels Impacted His Commitment to Human Rights and Justice

Caleb BenadumFrom high school in Cambodia to graduate school in South Africa, 3L Caleb Benadum has traveled the across the globe. Doing so, however, opened his eyes to the many possibilities a career in human rights could bring.   (Read more)


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IngotJen Cuesta's Work in Human Rights Leads to Career in Social Justice

Jen CuestaWorking alongside a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate was inspiring for Jen Cuesta. That experience helped solidify her decision to become an attorney. Cuesta '14, an Arthur Russell Fellow with the Urban Morgan Institute, grew up in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado before attending Bryn Mawr College, an all-women school just outside Philadelphia.  She graduated with a bachelor's degree in growth and structure of cities and minors in cultural anthropology and gender and sexualities studies.  (Read more)

IngotIn Her Own Words...Erin Rosenberg Shares Why She Works in International Criminal Law

Erin RosenbergFrom my experiences as a fellow at the Urban Morgan Institute, I knew that I wanted to work in international law, but I didn’t know in which field. In 2010, the summer before my third year, I did a summer externship at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, the Netherlands. At the end of those three months, I knew that I wanted to work in international criminal law. (Read more)

IngotLaw Review Banquet Hosts Third Annual Alumni Banquet

The law review is hosting the Third Annual Alumni Banquet on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at The Madison Event Center in Covington, Ky. The banquet is an opportunity to honor alumni and recognize the efforts of current students. At the banquet the Law Review will award the Honorable Beth Myers of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas with the Distinguished Alumni Award and Richard Moore of Frost Brown Todd with the Distinguished Service Award. For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, please visit the registration website.

IngotDowntown Faculty Teach-in for Scholarships Raises More Than $11K

This year's Downtown Teach-in for Student Scholarships, held Friday, March 7, 2014, was a rousing success! The event raised more than $11,000 for law student scholarships. According to Mike Hogan, Senior Director of Development, this is the equivalent of approximately four-and-a-half endowed scholarships, if done annually. (Read more)

IngotImmigration Basics and Special Remedies for Children and Victims of Crime

The seminar "Immigration Basics and Special Remedies for Children and Victims of Crime" will be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Cincinnati Bar Association. 6.25 hours of CLE credit will be available. The program begins at 8:45 a.m. (View Brochure)

IngotCollege of Law and Law & Leadership Institute Accepting Applications for New Class

The College of Law and the Ohio Law & Leadership Institute are accepting applications for the summer program to be held at the law school June 23—July 25, 2014. Open to graduating 8th grade students, LLI is designed to introduce young people to the legal field with the ultimate goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession. LLI—born out of collaboration with the Ohio State Bar Association, the Supreme Court of Ohio, and the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education—has been recognized by numerous groups for its pipeline work. (Apply here)

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