Capital Law News Archives


News Archive 2014

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ASP Extends a Helping Hand

August 19, 2014

For first-year students, the beginning of law school is often a time of great excitement and enthusiasm. But it can also be a time of uncertainty. That’s because many incoming students are not exactly sure what to expect. They have been told to prepare for a largely new and unfamiliar style of teaching, and for novel learning methods like “case briefing” and “outlining.” Their undergraduate study methods, they have been told, may not fit perfectly with the demands of legal learning.

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Floyd Weatherspoon

Weatherspoon Authors New Book

August 19, 2014

Professor Floyd Weatherspoon authors new book entitled, African-American Males and the US Justice System of Marginalization: A National Tragedy.

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Location, Location, Location

July 10, 2014

Where you live, work, and play is important to your happiness. And so is the location of your law school. It’s a good thing that Capital University Law School is in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, the state capital and a great place to live, study, work, and play.

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Jim Beattie

Professor Beattie Appointed Associate Dean

July 8, 2014

Capital University Law School has appointed Professor James Beattie Associate Dean for Academic Affairs effective July 1, 2014.

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Gerlach SCOTUSblog Winner

Kyle Gerlach, rising 3L, earns first place in national competition

July 7, 2014

Questions were flying recently when the respected website SCOTUSblog announced that a team from Capital University Law School had won first place in its 2014 Supreme Court Challenge. Just who, exactly, was on this victorious team, identified only by the name “In Merit the Win?”

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Prof. Guttenberg Is a Resource on Criminal Law

June 16, 2014

Thinking about a career in criminal law? If so, you should talk to Professor Jack Guttenberg.

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A Restorative Path for Youthful Offenders

June 4, 2014

An innovative program on youth justice got a boost by Edward Gerhold to support research, creative work, and the scholarship of engagement.

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Concentrated Learning

June 3, 2014

Once again this year, the Law School is rolling out an impressive array of “Summer Intensives,” fast-track courses that pack a lot of learning into a short time span.

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At CapLaw Tax Clinic, Students Enjoy Valuable Returns

June 3, 2014

During the recent tax-filing season, 40 CapLaw students gained valuable practical experience while also doing good for the community.

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Moot Court Board Announces Try-Out Competition

April 29, 2014

Students try out for a place on one of the law school’s moot court competition teams.

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