Tuesday, March 7, 2006
“A Capital Waste of Time? A Critical Examination of the Supreme Court’s Choices in Criminal Cases” will be discussed at the Ohio Northern University Petit College of Law’s Moot Court Room (129) Thursday, Mar. 16 at 11:30 a.m.
The event is free and open to the public and co-sponsored by the ONU Criminal Law Society. Douglas Berman, a William B. Saxbe Designated Professor of Law from Michael E. Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University, will be speaking on the subject.
Professor Berman's principal teaching and research focus is in the area of criminal law and criminal sentencing. Berman is the co-author of a casebook , Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes and Guidelines. Berman teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Punishment and Sentencing, Criminal Procedure -- Evidence Gathering, The Death Penalty, and Introduction to Intellectual Property. During the 1999-2000 school year, Professor Berman received the Ohio State University Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching which is given to only 10 persons each year from an eligible pool of nearly 3,000 faculty members Berman is the sole creator and author of the widely-read and widely-cited web log, Sentencing Law and Policy . [Mark Godsey]