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Mary and Tom Huhn

December 12, 2009

     Today's posting is about my parents and how they influenced the way I look at politics and law.

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Akron Law to Hold Discover Law Day on Feb. 28

February 23, 2009

The Law School Admission Council has designated February as DiscoverLaw.org Month. As part of a continuing commitment to diversity, Akron Law and the Law School Admission Council will co-sponsor Discover Law Day. Prospective law students can learn about the opportunities at Akron Law by attending an open house from 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, [...]

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How to find county and city ordinances on the web

February 20, 2009

Is it permissible to give someone a ride on your bicycle handlebars? I think my apartment is unsafe.  Where can I find the unsafe building standards? What are the official measurements for a cord of wood? How can I stop solicitors, peddlers, and canvassers from coming to my home? Is there a leash law for [...]

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Akron Law Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy To Be Held March 9

February 9, 2009

The University of Akron School of Law and Sughrue Mion PLLC law firm will sponsor the 11th annual Richard C. Sughrue Symposium on Intellectual Property Law and Policy on Monday, March 9 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center in Akron. Prominent leaders in the field of intellectual property and [...]

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Ohio Innocence Project Director to Discuss DNA Exonerations

February 2, 2009

Mark A. Godsey, professor of law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and director of the Ohio Innocence Project will visit Akron Law on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 4:30 p.m. in Room W206. Professor Godsey will deliver a presentation on DNA Exonerations. Joining him will be recent DNA exoneree Robert McClendon, who was [...]

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Law, Love and Chocolate – Feb. 19

January 28, 2009

Akron Law and the Akron Bar Association will join forces on a special benefit event titled "Law, Love and Chocolate." The event will be held from 4 – 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 19 at the Akron Bar Association (Fire Station No. 1, South Broadway). Local celebrities will prepare sweet treats and a quartet from the [...]

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Akron Law to Hold Open House on Jan. 3

December 12, 2008

Prospective law students can learn about the opportunities at The University of Akron School of Law at an open house from 1 – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3. The program will include an admissions and financial aid session; a mock law class; and a student and alumni panel discussion. Prior to the open house, [...]

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Public Lecture: "How to Communicate a Complex Issue to a Jury – And Win"

November 12, 2008

Robert C. Kahrl, a partner with Jones Day, Cleveland will present a public lecture on Nov. 19 at noon in Room 151 at Akron Law. What do jurors think when they are empanelled to decide a big civil case disputing issues that they never knew existed and legal principles that they have never encountered?  The [...]

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Visiting Law Professor to Re-examine "Lake Pleasant Bodies Case"

November 7, 2008

Professor Lisa Lerman from Catholic Law School will present âRe-examining the Lake Pleasant Bodies Case: A Case Study in Ethical Decision-makingâ on Monday, Nov. 10 at 3 p.m. in Room 151 at Akron Law. Coffee and cookies will be served along with this presentation. More than 30 years ago, two American lawyers named Frank Armani and [...]

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Legal Ethics Expert Geoffrey Hazard to Give Public Lecture on Nov. 21

November 4, 2008

Geoffrey Hazard, a renowned expert in the areas of legal ethics and professional responsibility, will be the inaugural Joseph G. Miller and William C. Becker Institute for Professional Responsibility Distinguished Lecturer on Nov. 21 at Akron Law. His lecture, Not the "City of God:" Confronting Multiple Obligations, examines the idea that the standard modern method [...]

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Myths About Issue 6 and Indian Gaming

October 31, 2008

The passage of Issue 6 will not make it easier for Indian tribes to open casinos in Ohio. Tribes have significant hurdles to overcome in order to operate casinos in the state.  Opponents of Issue 6 are attempting to link it with Indian casinos, but the two issues are separate and distinct.  In order for [...]

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Seminar: How Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks Can Help Your Business and Exports

October 29, 2008

Akron Law with the cooperation of the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Cleveland, will present a half-day program on Monday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. describing how Northeast Ohio businesses and exporters can protect their patents, copyrights and trademarks in the United States and overseas markets. The program will provide basic information [...]

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