College of Law to hold commencement May 4
April 30, 2013
Myers ’14 awarded Peggy Browning Fellowship
April 24, 2013
Students recognized for public service work
April 22, 2013
Religious freedom in America topic of Stranahan Lecture March 26
February 28, 2013
State of banking industry topic of Feb. 14 Heuerman Lecture
February 7, 2013
Barone ’94 supports professionalism series
January 28, 2013
Professor Beth A. Eisler, 1946-2012
January 6, 2013
Toledo Law encourages participation in website redesign survey
November 27, 2012
Three Toledo Law faculty members recognized with Student Impact Awards
November 14, 2012
Law Review holds symposium on election law
October 30, 2012
McQuades Hope to Help Others Achieve Dreams
October 25, 2012
Subject of documentary 'Sin by Silence' shares story Oct. 9
October 1, 2012
Parental rights of rape survivors topic of lecture Oct. 4
September 27, 2012
‘From Feminism and Advocacy to the Bench’ topic of Cannon Lecture Sept. 20
September 13, 2012
Exonerated death-row inmate shares story Sept. 18
September 13, 2012
Prof. Nicole Porter receives Faculty Club Award
June 14, 2012
Senior Advisor Convenes Lake Erie Stakeholders
June 14, 2012
Distinguished IP lawyer to speak at law commencement
April 24, 2012
Toledo Law to hold Diversity Day on March 13
March 5, 2012
Sex, lies and feminism topic of Stranahan Lecture March 14
February 9, 2012
Toledo Law Alumni Trip to Cuba Cancelled
January 31, 2012
Professor Zietlow to Present at Symposium on Thirteenth Amendment.
January 23, 2012
Professor Llew Gibbons Elected an ABA Foundation Fellow
December 5, 2011
College of Law co-hosts 2011 Ohio Securities Conference in Columbus
October 21, 2011
Understanding Conflict of Laws (3d ed. 2002), a treatise coauthored by Professor William M. Richman of the College of Law and Professor William L. Reynolds of the University of Maryland, has been translated into Japanese by three Japanese law professors (Hiroshi Matsuoka, Eiichiro Yoshikawa, Naoshi Takasugi and Naohiro Kitasaka). The project took about three years to complete.
Professor Geoffrey Rapp's 2007 Boston University Law Review article Beyond Protection was cited in an August decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. See U.S. v. Marino, 2011 WL 3625087 (2nd Cir. Aug. 18, 2011) (Winter, J.).
Professor Emeritus Howard M. Friedman's book, "Publicly Held Corporations: A Lawyer’s Guide" published by Oxford University Press. The book provides readers with an introduction to the vast array of legal material that governs the several thousand largest economic entities in the United States.
Professor Kara Bruce was awarded an American Bankruptcy Law Journal Fellowship. The Fellowship is awarded yearly to a small number of full-time professors with research interests in insolvency issues. The Fellowship will sponsor her attendance at the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges’ annual educational meeting in October, 2011. Speakers at the upcoming meeting will include Justice Elena Kagan and Elizabeth Warren, Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Professor Joseph Slater spoke on August 5 at the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in Toronto, Ontario, on a panel titled “Wisconsin and Beyond: The State of Public Sector Bargaining in the United States.”
Professor Rebecca Zietlow's paper, Popular Originalism? The Tea Party Movement and Constitutional Theory, received ”Highly recommended. Download it while its hot!” on Larry Solum’s Legal Theory Blog.
Associate Professor Ben Davis speaks at ABA Meeting. Full story.
College of Law Named a Best Value Law School by National Jurist Magazine in their Fall 2011 issue. The rankings are based on tuition rate, above average employment rate of graduates and above average rate of success on the bar examination
First Year Toledo Law Student recognized with Wallenberg Scholar Award. Full Story.
UT Law Graduate Gets Federal Court of Appeals Clerkship. Full story.
Professor Geoffrey Rapp Testifies in United States Congress on May 11. Full story.
Associate Professor Jessica Knouse placed Civil Marriage: Threat to Democracy, with the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law. The article has been mentioned on the Legal Theory Blog, the Feminist Law Professors Blog, the Family Law Prof Blog, and the Religion Clause Blog.
Clinical Professor Dan Nathan presented to Mountain Mentors, a big brother/big sister organization that focuses on outdoor activities for at-risk youth, on the topic of factors that promote resiliency in neglected and abused children on April 13.
Law Student Wins First Place in Writing Competition. Full story.
Student Delivers Presentation on Social Networking to Conference of Ohio Association of Magistrates. Full story.
Clinical Professor Rob Salem conducted a bullying prevention workshop for the faculty and staff at Sylvania Southview High School on March 30, 2011.
Two blogs edited by Toledo Law faculty are among the top law professor blogs in terms of traffic and page views. Professor Howard Friedman's Religion Clause blog ranked #22 and the Sports Law Blog , for which Professor Geoffrey Rapp is an editor, ranked #23. Full rankings.
Toledo Law and Leadership Students Win in Moot Court Competition. Full story.
Toledo Law Students Spend Spring Break Giving Back. Full story.
Professor Benjamin G. Davis debated Professor Michael Lewis of Ohio Northern University on the international legal regime for predator drones at the University of Toledo College of Law on February 17.
Clinical Professor Rob Salem was interviewed on the National Public Television program, In The Life, about youth suicides related to bullying.
Professor Lee Strang presented Originalism as Popular Constitutionalism?: Theoretical Possibilities and Practical Differencesat this winter's Ohio Legal Scholarship Workshop, which was held at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio on February 5.
Professor Ken Kilbert spoke at the International Upper Great Lakes Study Workshop in Windsor, Ontario, on February 3 about U.S. environmental law potentially applicable to the construction of structures in the St. Clair River designed to increase the water levels of Lakes Huron and Michigan.
Professor Rebecca Zietlow presented Contextualizing the Thirteenth Amendment: James Ashley and Antislavery Constitutionalism at the University of Maryland Constitutional Law Colloquium.
Two of Professor Geoffrey Rapp's articles have recently been cited by federal judges. The 2007 BU Law Review Article, Beyond Protection, was cited by a federal judge in Texas, see Escuadra v. Geovera Specialty Insurance Co., 2010 US Dist. Lexis 94301, n. 16 (D.Tex. 2010). His 2006 J. Corp. Law article, Preserving LLC Veil Piercing was cited by a federal judge in Arizona, see TFH Properties, LLC v. MCM Development LLC, 2010 WL 2720843 n. 3 (D.Ariz. 2010)
The Toledo Law Review hosted a Symposium on Saturday, February 18: "Ohio’s Sentencing Policies and Practices, Costs and Consequences". Panelists discussed the budget implictions of Ohio's incarceration rate and what alternatives may exist. Toledo Blade story.
Professor Geoffrey Rapp participated in a panel on "Disability and Tort Law" at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco on January 5-8, sponsored by the Section on Disability Law and co-sponsored by the Section on Remedies.
Professor Llew Gibbons elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), where he joins Professors Susan Martyn and Bill Richman. Full story.
Students, Professors, and Staff Join Together for Successful Bowling Fundraiser. Full story.
Professor Lee Strang discussed Snyder v. Phelps as part of a panel discussion at the Toledo Bar Association's Federal Courts Section Meeting in Toledo, Ohio on December 7.
Professor Rebecca Zietlow discussed Citizens United v. FEC as part of a panel discussion at the Toledo Bar Association's Federal Courts Section Meeting in Toledo, Ohio on December 7.
Associate Professor Jessica Knouse discussed gay rights issues that will likely come before the Supreme Court as part of a panel discussion at the Toledo Bar Association's Federal Courts Section Meeting in Toledo, Ohio on December 7.
Clinical Professor Rob Salem gave a presentation on the connection between the law and bullying-related suicides at the 7th Annual Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation Conference in Columbus on December 2.
Professor Joe Slater and co-authors Martin Malin and Ann Hodges release the second edition of Public Sector Employment (West) on December 3.
Assistant Professor Garrick Pursley's article, Penal Deference and Other Oddities in United States v. Comstock, was positively reviewed on Larry Solum's Legal Theory Blog.
Professor Geoffrey Rapp presented Accounting 101: Identifying Fraud at the Toledo Hilton on November 19 as part of a CLE sponsored by the National Business Institute.
Professor Lee Strang presented Can Originalism Get with the Times?: How Originalism Meets the Challenge of Change to the University of Pittsburgh Federalist Society on Thursday, November 11 and The Road Not Taken: Catholic Legal Education at the Middle of the Twentieth Century to the faculty at Duquesne University School of Law on Friday, November 12.
Professor Joseph Slater presented Public Sector Labor Law in the Age of Obama at the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law for a November 12 symposium, “Labor and Employment Law Under the Obama Administration: A Time for Hope and Change.”
Professor Lee Strang participated in a debate, "A Living Constitution vs. The Framer's Constitution," at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Sanctuary on Monday, November 8. Professor Strang debated Attorney and Historian Nicholas Aharon Boggioni, moderated by Joseph H. Zerby, IV, President and General Manager of the Toledo Blade.
Assistant Professor Garrick Pursley published Penal Deference and Other Oddities in United States v. Comstock in the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy.
Professor Rebecca Zietlow presented Democracy, the Constitution, and the Court and Associate Professor Jessica Knouse presented Civil Marriage: Threat to Democracy at the November 5 Consitutional Law Colloquium on “How Democratic is the Constitution?” at the Loyola University of Chicago Law School.
Professor Susan Martyn was one of three speakers in a Teleconference CLE offered by the American Bar Association on November 2, entitled “Lawyer Websites: Ethical Traps and How to Avoid Them.”
Two blogs featuring Toledo Law faculty are again among the top law professor blogs as measured by traffic. The Sports Law Blog (Professor Geoffrey Rapp) moved up to #22 (from #25 last year) and the Religion Clause Blog (Professor Howard Friedman) moved up to #23 (from #24 last year). Both blogs saw an increase in traffic and over 370,000 page visits over the course of the year. Full rankings.
Law student Jim Carty covers college football for The New York Times. Full story.
Chief Federal Defender for the Northern District of Ohio, Dennis Terez, spoke about the work his office is doing for detainees incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Tuesday, November 16. Sponsored by the American Consitution Society .
The Federalist Society welcomed speaker Ted Frank, founder and president of the Center for Class Action Fairness, Wednesday, November 10. Mr. Frank spoke on the topic of Cheeseburger Bills and Obesity Litigation.
ACLU legal director James Hardiman spoke on Monday, November 8 about ways to address the over-criminalization of people of color in Ohio. Sponsored by ACA, BLSA, and UT-DWC.
10th Annual Great Lakes Water Conference held at law school on Friday November 5. The theme of the conference was "Renewable Energy, Drugs and More in Our Waters." Conference information. Blade article: "UT water seminar focuses on pollution in Great Lakes."OUTLaw Announces Safe Places Program at Toledo Law. Learn more.
Associate Dean Nicole Porter placed Paycheck Fairness Act to the Rescue! Precluding the Use of Market Excuses and Reviving the Equal Pay Act with the Georgetown Journal of Gender and Law. The article is co-authored by recent graduate Jessica Vartanian.
Associate Professor Jessica Knouse presented Civil Marriage: Threat to Democracy, at Case Western Reserve University.
Professor Lee Strang presented Natural Law and Property Rights in American Private Law at the Federalist Society’s Liberty Fund Colloquium in Atlanta, GA, on October 15-16.
Professor Geoff Rapp presented Lend Long and Prosper? What’s New, Old, and Worrisome About On-line Peer-to-Peer Lending, at the October 22 Ohio Securities Conference in Columbus, Ohio, an event co-sponsored by the state Division of Securities and the UT College of Law.
Toledo Law student publishes article in ABA Student TIPSter Newsletter. Full story.
Toledo Law Alumnus Selected as U.S. Magistrate Judge for Southern District of Indiana. Full story.
UT Law Student moonlights as NY Times sportswriter. Full story
University of Toledo Law Professor Susan Martyn named an ABA Fellow. Full story
Associate Dean Daniel J. Steinbock been selected to serve as interim dean of the law school. Full story
Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted in the Tampa Tribune, "Rays' stadium announcement energizes developers, politicians."
Toledo Law Alumnus Wins National Writing Award. Full Story.
The IP Moot Court team placed third in the international 2010 BFSU-Wanhuida Cup IP Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Supreme People's Court of the People's Republic of China and Beijing Foreign Studies University.
Law School Honors Retirements of Professors Robert Hopperton, Bruce Campbell, and Douglas Chapman. Send them a personal message. Details.
Reginald Turner to Speak at 2010 Torrence R.Greene Memorial Banquet. Full story.
Retirement of Assistant Dean for Law Admissions Carol Frendt. Details.