Volume 4, Issue 2
September 2011

IngotWeaver Institute for Law and Psychiatry Hosts Lecture on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Michael SteinOn October 3, 2011 at 12:15 p.m. the Weaver Institute for Law and Psychiatry will host a lecture featuring Professor Michael Stein, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, as well as Cabell Professor at William & Mary Law School. His lecture is titled “Something about us without us? Global trends in legal capacity under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.” (Read More)

Ingot Attorney Keneilwe Modise from Botswana Visits UC Law to Conduct Research on Domestic Violence

ModiseOnce again this fall, a new class of students began at the College of Law—each coming from diverse backgrounds and experiences. But another new face inside the College of Law this semester is that of Keneilwe “Kenny” Modise, a practicing attorney from Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana. (Read More)

IngotMarilu Gresens ’10 Supports Human Rights Work in Gaborone, Botswana

Marilu GresensOne of the biggest decisions for most out-of-state students attending the College of Law, is whether to take the bar exam in Ohio or back home. Marilu Gresens ’10, who grew up in a small town in upstate New York, faced that same question and ultimately opted to take the New York State bar exam. But Gresens is not working in her home state—in fact, nowhere even near New York. (Read More)

Upcoming Events

Weaver Institute Lecture
October 3, 2011

Butler Lecture, featuring Michele Alexander
October 6, 2011

William Howard Taft Lecture on Constitutional Law
October 27, 2011

Center for Race, Gender, and Social Justice Event
October 28, 2011

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IngotUC Law Students Help Free Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder

DNA testing through UC's Ohio Innocence Project proved David Ayers didn't do it after he served more than a decade behind bars—the students' 12th win for justice. After steadfastly claiming his innocence of a 1999 murder for more than a decade, David Ayers tearfully left Cuyahoga County Courthouse as a free man on Sept. 12, thanks to the help of University of Cincinnati College of Law students who were on hand to celebrate his emotional release. (Read More)

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IngotCollege of Law Partners with Harris Connect to Produce 2012 Directory

We are pleased to announce that the UC College of Law has partnered with Harris Connect to produce the 2012 edition of our alumni directory.  We have entrusted Harris Connect, a market-leader with the reputation of integrity and over 47 years of experience in the industry, with the task of compiling this latest edition. (Read More)

 

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IngotUrban Morgan Institute for Human Rights Lecture features Discussion on "The New Jim Crow"

RosenAs the United States celebrates the nation’s “triumph over race” with the election of Barack Obama, the majority of young black men in major American cities are locked behind bars or labeled felons for life. Jim Crow laws were wiped off the books decades ago, but today an astounding percentage of the African American community is warehoused in prisons or trapped in a permanent, second-class status—much like their grandparents before them, who lived under an explicit system of control. In this incisive critique, civil rights lawyer-turned-legal scholar Professor Michelle Alexander (the Ohio State University) argues that we have not ended racial caste in America, we have merely redesigned it. Don’t miss this event on October 6, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. (Read More)

IngotProfessor Caron Named One of the Most Influential in Tax and Accounting

Paul CaronPaul Caron, the Charles Hartsock Professor of Law, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Tax and Accounting for the sixth year in a row by Accounting Today. (Read More)

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