Volume 6, Issue 3
October 2013

Ingot 2013 William Howard Taft Lecture on Constitutional Law

David StraussThe College of Law will host Professor David Strauss, the Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, as the William Howard Taft Lecturer on Constitutional Law. He will present "Constitutional Fundamentalism and the Power of the President:  The Battle Over Recess Appointments" at a public lecture to be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 12:15 p.m. at the College of Law. During his lecture, Professor Strauss will discuss the premise that if presidents have, historically, exercised their power in a certain way, is that a good reason to interpret the Constitution to say that they can continue using that power? (Read more)

IngotLocal Businesses Receive Free Legal Advice at ECDC/Duke Energy Event

ProBonoFor the third year running, UC Law's own Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECDC) teamed up with the Duke Energy Law Department in a pro bono event designed to share free legal advice. On Thursday, October 3, 2013, this event had the atrium of the law school alive and buzzing, with 46 total participants receiving legal advice over the course of four hours. (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Alumni Reunion Weekend
October 18-19, 2013

William Howard Taft Lecture
October 29, 2013

Alumni Fall CLE Event
November 1, 2013

Social Justice Event with Sister Simone Campbell
November 7, 2013


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IngotNew Faculty Member Kimberly Breedon "Pays it Forward" By Returning to UC Law

Kim BreedonProfessor Kimberly Breedon is one of the newest members of the law school's faculty.  A graduate of the College of Law, she states that it is a "real privilege" to return to teach at the school she enjoyed so much as a student.  A native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Breedon's professional experience combines the law and linguistics. (Read more)

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IngotCatching Up with Skadden Fellow Sean Arthurs

Sean ArthursSean Arthurs '05 was the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Skadden Fellowship. After graduating from the college, he used the scholarship to work with domestic violence victims in the Spanish-speaking community through the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati. He is now engaged in educational reform. (Read more)


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Ingot Catalyst DC: Mission Accomplished!

catalystDC or bust could easily have been the refrain of 7 students during fall break, but neither the rain nor the government shutdown kept them from participating in the DC Catalyst Program, a micro-mentoring program that folded the students into the lives of almost twenty alumni, October 7-9.  (Read more)

IngotUCLAA Tailgate and Reunion This Week

The Alumni Reunion Weekend will be October 18-20, 2013 for classes ending in 3's and 8's (e.g., 1953, 1978). On Friday, October 18, each class will host their own event. On Saturday, October 19, an all-class tailgate party will be held on Blegen lawn. Food and beverages will be provided. Come and watch the homecoming parade before the UC Bearcats vs. University of Conneticut homecoming football game. (Read more)

Ingot Alumni Fall '13 CLE Opportunities

This year's CLE event, held November 1, 2013 starting at 10:00 a.m., will include sessions on cross examination, professionalism, and employment discrimination. Total CLE credits available: 3.0/General; 1/Professionalism. To register, contact Peggy Ruwe at 513.556-0071. (Read more)

Ingot Social Justice: What's Faith Got to Do With It? featuring Sister Simone Campbell

Sister Simone CampbellSister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK and a lead organizer of the Nuns on the Bus campaign, will be the keynote speaker at the Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice fall event on Nov. 7 starting at 6:00 p.m. The event will be held at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Sister Simone, religious leader, attorney, and poet, has helped shape policy debates about health care reform, federal spending, and, most recently, immigration reform. In 2012, she was instrumental in organizing NETWORK’S first “Nuns on the Bus” tour to protest proposed budget cuts to federal safety net programs. NETWORK is a national Catholic Social Justice lobby. (Read more)

Ingot Tax Conference Includes 13 CLE Credits for Attorneys

Tax ConferenceThe 46th Annual UC Income Tax Conference will be held on December 10-11, 2013 at the Duke Energy Center. Presented by the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, this event will include an update on the latest tax laws and regulations as well as tax preparation guidance.   Lawyers can receive 13 CLE credits. Conference leader is Dr. Dale Kiefer, Professor Emeritus at the LCOB. (Read more)

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