The Evolution of Affirmative Action in Theory and Practice
Emoluments and other Financial Conflicts of Interest in the Age of Trump
Professor Richard W. Painter received his B.A., summa cum laude, in history from Harvard University and his J.D. from Yale University, where he was an editor of the Yale Journal on Regulation. Following law school, he clerked for Judge John T. Noonan Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and later practiced at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City and Finn Dixon & Herling in Stamford, Conn.
The Many Misconceptions About Section 4 of the 25th Amendment
When a fictional U.S. President’s grip on power is threatened in books, TV shows, and films, Section 4 of the 25th Amendment takes center stage. But Section 4’s text is confusing in places and it leaves several crucial questions unanswered without outside information. Section 4’s portrayal by Hollywood—sensationalized and often inaccurate—has not helped matters. This lecture will provide the basics, dispel the confusion, and debunk some common misunderstandings about Section 4.
Join us for a virtual CLE presentation
Phi Alpha Delta CLE: Ethics, Professionalism and Substance Abuse
Saturday, October 24, 2020
The annual PAD CLE will take place virtually through Zoom. The CLE is pending approval by the Ohio Supreme Court for 2.5 hours of Professional Conduct, including Substance Abuse, Ethics and Professionalism.
Schedule of Events:
State of the Law School Address
Ryan Johnson is laser focused on becoming an environmental attorney and combating climate change. By utilizing the levers of the legal system, he wants to help sustain biosystems and keep planet Earth habitable for future generations. “I’m like a dog with a bone when I am passionate about an issue,” he says.
Akendita Amoro, JD`20 never imagined herself living in a country other than her native Ghana. But when it came to her in prayer to attend law school at Ohio Northern University, the deeply faithful Amoro could not ignore it. Despite her fear of the unknown and the well-intentioned concerns of her family, she took a leap of faith.
For Christopher Willett, the valuable skill sets he’s gained and the relationships he’s built through ONU Law have been well worth the investment.
We invite you to join us for this virtual event and see firsthand why ONU is an excellent place to study law. Here you’ll discover a peaceful and close-knit environment that’s perfectly balanced with diverse and incredible opportunities. Schedule an individual campus visit or plan to attend our Fall Preview Day.
David Skarbek, Associate Professor of Political Science at Brown University, will be speaking about his book, The Puzzle of Prison Order: Why Life Behind Bars Varies Around the World (Oxford University Press, 2020).