5/9/2013 – Professor Joseph Slater is quoted by Bloomberg Businessweek in "Christie Linked to Walker as Civil-Service Changes Anger Workers."
5/3/2013 – Mark Maruszak '13 is featured in the Toledo Free Press article "Law student dedicates 300-mile bike marathon to slain detective."
4/28/2013 – Professor Jelani Jefferson Exum appeared on 13 ABC’s “Roundtable with Jeff Smith” to discuss electronic surveillance and the Boston Marathon bombing.
4/21/2013 - The Scranton Times Tribune asked Professor Joseph Slater to weigh in on a labor law dispute for its piece "Stakes high at North Pocono contract negotiations."
4/16/2013 - Professor Gregory Gilchrist was quoted in "Toledo police look for answers in fatal shooting" in The Toledo Blade.
3/28/2013 – In the article “Gerber murder sheds light on handling of stalking cases,” the Toledo Free Press interviewed law student Rebecca Facey, an advocate for domestic violence victims.
3/26/2013 - Professor Geoffrey Rapp was interviewed by Compliance Week in "Companies Respond to Increased Whistleblower Protections."
3/24/2013 - Professor Geoffrey Rapp was interviewed by Reuters in "Analysis: In suing clinic over drugs, U.S. baseball may be targeting players." The story also appeared in the Chicago Tribune.
2/12/13 – Professor Lee Strang was featured in a podcast on “Limited Government and the Bill of Rights” produced by The Federalist Society.
2/9/2013 – The Toledo Blade shared Professor Benjamin Davis’s experience as a military court observer in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in "University of Toledo associate law professor observed military court at Guantanamo Bay." Additional coverage of Professor Davis’s story is at toledofavs.com.
2/3/2013 – Professor Frank Merritt was profiled in a Toledo Blade piece titled "Schooled Scouts get Merritt badge."
1/28/2013 – NY1 News: CIA "Black Sites" Discussion Muted At Gitmo Hearing – Pretrial hearings were held at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba during the last week in January for the self-proclaimed September 11th mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and his four alleged co-conspirators. Professor Benjamin Davis observed the hearings and was interviewed by NY1 News.
1/20/2013 – Toledo Blade: Torture doesn’t work, and it taints our country – In an op-ed, Professor Benjamin Davis reacts to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s classified report on the CIA’s post-September 11, 2001 detention and interrogation practices.
1/20/2013 – USA Today: NBPA director Billy Hunter will be in fight for his job – A report following an internal review by the NBA players’ union questions the leadership of its executive director. Professor Geoffrey Rapp is quoted.
1/18/2013 – Reuters: Doping admission could cost Armstrong millions – Professor Geoffrey Rapp is quoted in a story analyzing Lance Armstrong's legal exposure in the wake of his admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. The Reuters piece was reprinted in the Chicago Tribune as well as news outlets around the world, including in Denmark, Argentina, China, New Zealand, and Brazil. Rapp also discussed this topic with Bloomberg.
1/16/2013 – CardHub.com: Congress Told Us to Blow the Whistle, But Are We Listening? – In its “Ask the Experts” series, CardHub.com examines the benefits and drawbacks of the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program with Professor Geoffrey Rapp.
1/15/2013 – Reuters: For Armstrong, legal headaches could worsen in wake of admission - "On one side of the ledger are the legal consequences and the financial exposure, and on the other side are the public relations consequences. I think he's made the decision that the value of his name, and salvaging something from that, exceeds the legal costs," said Professor Geoffrey Rapp in an interview with Reuters following Lance Armstrong's admission that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. The Reuters story was picked up by the Chicago Tribune, the Brazilian TV station Terra, the Madrid newspaper 20 Minutos, and China Daily.
1/14/2013 – Huffington Post: Mug Shot Websites Face Lawsuit Alleging Violations Of Arrestee Publicity Rights – A class action lawsuit filed in Ohio state court alleges that websites that post mug shots violate an arrestee's right of publicity. Professor Llewellyn Gibbons is quoted.
1/3/2013 – The Morning Call: Corbett announces NCAA lawsuit over Penn State fines – A lawsuit by the state of Pennsylvania asks a federal court to set aside the NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State and its football program. Professor Geoffrey Rapp is quoted. Rapp also discussed this topic with Centre County, Pennsylvania’s Centre Daily Times.
1/3/2013 – Slate: Here Are Some Tips on How to Avoid "Consensual" Police Encounters – A recent Slate article includes a discussion of a three-step approach for avoiding unwanted consensual police encounters proposed by Dean Daniel Steinbock in a 2001 law review article.
12/24/2012 – Los Angeles Times: Area sports cheating cases drag secretive NCAA into spotlight –"The NCAA does not operate like a prosecutor's office or a police department where there are clearly understood constitutional limits," says Professor Geoffrey Rapp. He is quoted in a front-page story that assesses several recent NCAA investigations.
12/18/2012 – Remapping Debate: A promise is a promise…unless it’s inconvenient – Retired state workers and current employees filed a lawsuit after Rhode Island passed a law slicing public pensions in 2011. Professor Joseph Slater is quoted in a piece that considers the legal landscape of pension protections.
12/12/2012 – NPR’s The Takeaway: Michigan House Passes Right-to-Work Law – In an interview with NPR, Professor Joseph Slater addresses Michigan’s new right-to-work law and explains how it fits into the context of union history in the United States. Slater also recently discussed this topic with WNWO and 13abc.
12/5/2012 – Chicago Tribune: Sports fans can pursue U.S. antitrust case over programs – A federal judge ruled that sports fans can pursue a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, several teams in both sports, and various networks of antitrust violations in how they package games for television or Internet broadcast. Professor Geoffrey Rapp is quoted.
11/19/2012 – WTOL: Northwood Hostess employees cautiously optimistic about mediation – Professor Joseph Slater comments on mediation between Hostess Brands and union employees.
11/5/2012 – WLIO: Your News Now – WLIO interviews Rabbi Alan Sokobin, lecturer in law, after his presentation on the Holocaust at a Jewish temple in Lima, Ohio.
11/1/2012 – Toledo Blade: Critics say bowl ban last season could have allowed Ohio State to go on title run this season – Professor Geoffrey Rapp comments on whether the Ohio State Buckeyes could have avoided the NCAA’s bowl game ban this season by self-imposing sanctions, including voluntarily forgoing a bowl game last season.
10/29/2012 – Toledofavs.com: Debate looks at which presidential candidate is better choice for Christians – At an Oct. 29 event at the College of Law, Professor Lee Strang and Dr. Peter Feldmeier of UT’s Religion Department debated which presidential candidate, from the Christian perspective, is most deserving of the office.
10/23/2012 – Reuters: UCI backs Armstrong ban – Professor Geoffrey Rapp comments on a possible criminal prosecution against Lance Armstrong after Armstrong is stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life from the sport of cycling.
10/20/2012 – Toledo Blade: Top election official speaks at UT – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted delivered the keynote address at the Oct. 19 election law symposium titled “Votes and Voices in 2012 – Issues Surrounding the November Election and Beyond” sponsored by The University of Toledo Law Review.
10/17/2012 – 13abc: Supreme Court nominations barely a mention at debates – In a piece evaluating the likelihood that the next president will appoint one or more justices to the U.S. Supreme Court, Professor Evan Zoldan addresses the role and makeup of the current court.
10/10/2012 – 740AM/106.9FM – Professor Geoffrey Rapp discusses the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s Oct. 10 report against Lance Armstrong with San Francisco’s KCBS radio.
9/27/2012 – Nerdwallet.com: Understanding the New SEC Whistleblower Program: Breaking down the Largest Whistleblowing Rewards in U.S. history – Professor Geoffrey Rapp outlines the key differences between SEC, IRS, and FCA whistleblower programs in an interview with Nerdwallet.com.
9/25/2012 – Stateline: Public Strikes Explained: Why There Aren’t More of Them – Professor Joseph Slater discusses public sector strikes with Stateline, the daily news service of the Pew Center for the States.
9/20/2012 – NationalJurist.com: Toledo offers JD/MD degree in 6 years – preLaw magazine shares details of The University of Toledo’s new JD/MD program that enables students to graduate with a law degree and a medical degree in six years.
9/13/2012 – Toledo Blade: 2012 College of Law Alumni Affiliate Award Reception – The College of Law and the Law Alumni Affiliate honored several alumni, Professor Ronald Brown '68, Justice Judith Lanzinger '77, Rabbi Alan Sokobin '96, and Major Michael Renz '02, and two faculty members, Professors Lee Strang and Rebecca Zietlow, at the Sept. 8, 2012 College of Law Alumni Affiliate Award Reception at the Law Center.
9/10/2012 – 13abc: Renovated UT law auditorium unveiled – Dean Daniel Steinbock discusses recent renovations to the College of Law’s Richard & Jane McQuade Law Auditorium at the Sept. 10 ribbon-cutting and dedication.
79/7/2012 – WGTE’s Deadline Now: Anti-Bullying Efforts in Our Schools – Professor Robert Salem discussed harassment of LGBT youth and school anti-bullying policies.
8/30/2012 – WTOL11: Possible negotiations happening between local unions, casino employees – Professor Joseph Slater explains the various ways in which the employees at a Toledo-area casino can gain union representation.
7/23/2012 – USA Today: Opposing view: Penn State deserved 'death penalty' – Professor Geoffrey Rapp reacts to NCAA sanctions against Penn State in an op-ed. Professor Rapp, sports law expert and editor of the Sports Law Blog, has been quoted both before and after sanctions were imposed in news outlets across the country such as the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, and the New York Post. He also spoke with CKNW AM 980 radio in Vancouver.
7/20/2012 – Bloomberg.com: Penn State Urged to Shut Football Before NCAA Sandusky Penalties – In the wake of Jerry Sandusky’s criminal convictions and the Freeh Report, and with the NCAA’s ruling on sanctions for the Penn State football program looming, Professor Geoffrey Rapp called for the program to be shut down stating “The only punishment that really fits this crime is the death penalty.” The Los Angeles Times reported Professor Rapp’s opinion in the Bloomberg.com story. Also on July 20, Toronto radio station 640 AM’s Arlene Bynon Show interviewed Professor Rapp on this topic.
7/13/2012 – New York Post: NCAA awaiting answers from Penn St. – Professor Geoffrey Rapp discussed the likelihood of NCAA sanctions following the release of the Freeh Report, which criticized Joe Paterno and members of the Penn State administration for their handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
7/1/2012 – WTOL11: Professors Zietlow and Strang on WTOL’s Leading Edge – Professors Lee J. Strang and Rebecca E. Zietlow discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision upholding the Affordable Care Act on WTOL’s Leading Edge.
6/30/2012 – WTOL11: Professor Pursley on WTOL’s Daybreak – Professor Garrick B. Pursley explained the U.S. Supreme Court health care ruling for WTOL’s morning show.
6/30/2012 – Harrisburg Patriot-News: Legal experts: New evidence of cover-up reflects grim future for Penn State football – Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, evaluated potential NCAA sanctions in response to the Jerry Sandusky/Penn State football scandal. He also discussed this story with WPTF 850 AM (Raleigh, NC) on July 2, 2012.
6/29/2012 – Toledo Blade: DeWine: Decision trumps Ohio law – Professor Lee J. Strang reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court's health care law ruling. Strang was also interviewed by WTOL11, Fox Toledo, and WNWO.
6/27/2012 – WGTE: The Jack Lessenberry Show – Professor Benjamin G. Davis appeared on the Jack Lessenberry Show to discuss “Faith and the U.S. Elections.”
6/26/2012 – Toledo Blade: Ruling rankles some in Toledo area – Daniel J. Steinbock, Dean of the College of Law and Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, commented on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down provisions of Arizona's immigration law while upholding a provision that permits police to check suspects’ immigration status. Dean Steinbock was also interviewed about the case by Toledo-area stations News/Talk 1370 WSPD, NBC24, and 13ABC.
6/25/2012 – La Prensa: Supreme Court immigration decision has Ohio implications – Dean Daniel J. Steinbock commented on the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding parts of Arizona’s controversial immigration law.
6/25/2012 – Toledo Free Press: Court’s sentencing of juveniles ruling will not impact Ohio – The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Miller v. Alabama bans mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles. Professor Jelani Jefferson Exum is quoted.
6/22/2012 – Forbes.com: Why Don't Investors Get To Opt Out Of Corporate Political Contributions? – Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, discussed “say on pay” proposals that give corporate shareholders a vote on executive pay.
6/17/2012 – Toledo Blade: Flawed justice for terror suspects – In an Op-Ed, Professor Benjamin G. Davis commented on the military commission system established in the wake of 9/11, and the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks.
6/12/2012 – BNA Daily Labor Report: Government Workers Take Overall Penalty On Pay Despite Benefits, Law Professor Says – Joseph E. Slater, the Eugene N. Balk Professor of Law and Values, remarked on the accuracy and value of comparative pay studies for public and private sector employees at the NYU Center for Labor and Employment Law's 65th Annual Conference on Labor.
6/9/2012 – Indianapolis Star: Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, others rally against contraception mandate in health-care law – Professor Emeritus Howard M. Friedman is quoted about protests by members of the Catholic Church over contraception requirements mandated by the Obama administration.
6/8/2012 – CBSsports.com: Arbitrator in Saints bounty case rules in favor of NFL – Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, is quoted about pending lawsuits involving the NFL's New Orleans Saints and allegations that the team put bounties on hurting members of opposing teams.
6/7/2012 – The Chicago Tribune: Wisconsin vote slaps labor and Democrats, but not necessarily Obama – Joseph E. Slater, the Eugene N. Balk Professor of Law and Values, is quoted on the consequences to organized labor of this week’s Wisconsin recall election in which Governor Scott Walker was retained by voters. Stories in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, The Pittsburgh Post Gazette, The Minneapolis Post, The Dubuque Telegraph Herald, and the The Washington (D.C.) Examiner also quoted Professor Slater.
6/6/2012 – News/Talk WJR 760am: Frank Beckmann Show – Labor law expert Joseph E. Slater, the Eugene N. Balk Professor of Law and Values, was interviewed following Governor Scott Walker’s victory in the Wisconsin recall election.
6/3/2012 – 13abc: Dean Daniel Steinbock on 13abc’s Conklin & Company (Part 3) – Daniel J. Steinbock, Dean of the College of Law and Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, appeared to lend his analysis to the John Edwards verdict and mistrial.
6/2/2012 – KPOO 89.5 FM San Francisco – Professor Benjamin G. Davis was interviewed about the conviction and sentencing of Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia.
5/23/2012 – 13abc: Local attorney weighs in on IHOP indictment – Eighteen IHOP employees from six Toledo area locations were indicted Wednesday, May 23, including the owner of the restaurants and his wife. Professor Gregory M. Gilchrist breaks down the charges for 13abc News.
5/17/2012 – WNWO: Smartphone identity theft: Too many apps for that – Research shows that smartphone owners are 33 percent more likely to become victims of identity theft than the general public. Professor Llew Gibbons discussed potential legal implications.
5/4/2012 – CBSsports.com: Legal expert: Union may be fighting losing battle in bounty grievances – According to the NFL players' union, Commissioner Roger Goodell did not have authority to suspend four players involved in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal. Geoffrey Rapp, Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, weighed in with the reasons he disagrees.
4/23/2012 – PublicSectorInc.org: Online Debate - Are Dues Check-Off and Agency Shop in the Public Interest? – Joseph E. Slater, the Eugene N. Balk Professor of Law and Values, examined arguments for and against "dues check-off" and "agency shop" legal provisions that benefit public-sector unions in a debate with Daniel DiSalvo, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership and an assistant professor of political science at The City College of New York.
4/9/2012 – Library of Law and Liberty: Law, Race, and Equality – Professor Lee J. Strang’s review of Richard Thompson Ford’s book “Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality” was published online by the Library of Law and Liberty.
4/3/2012 – Toledo Blade: Hague ‘court of last resort,’ SNAP chief says, Filing is topic at UT panel discussion – A complaint submitted to the International Criminal Court in The Hague requesting an investigation of the Vatican for crimes against humanity was the subject of two April 2 panel discussions titled “Child Sexual Violence by Clergy: Is the Vatican Accountable under International Law?” at Toledo Law.
4/3/2012 – Toledo Blade: Will plague of toxic algae accelerate a focus on Lake Erie? – Best practices and legal tools to combat harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie were the focus of two workshops, on March 16 in Toledo and March 30 in Columbus, sponsored by Toledo Law and Ohio Sea Grant. Workshop materials.
4/1/2012 – WTOL11: Professor Lee Strang on WTOL’s Leading Edge – Professor Lee J. Strang discussed the debate in the United States Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act and its individual mandate.
4/1/2012 – 13abc: Dean Daniel Steinbock and Professor Garrick Pursley on 13abc’s Conklin & Company (Part 3) – Professor Garrick B. Pursley discussed the Affordable Care Act cases argued recently in the United States Supreme Court. Daniel J. Steinbock, Dean of the College of Law and Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, appeared on the Conklin show to address the Trayvon Martin case.
3/30/2012 – The Toronto Star: Disgruntled fans sue NHL over broadcast access – A group of disgruntled hockey fans has filed an antitrust lawsuit against the National Hockey League, accusing the NHL of conspiring to overcharge customers for its game broadcasts. Geoffrey Rapp, Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, is quoted.
3/27/2012 – Channel 13abc: UT Law professor weighs in on health care law – Professor Rebecca E. Zietlow, Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values, commented on the United States Supreme Court cases challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act signed into law by President Obama.
3/15/2012 – CareerDiva.net: Disgruntled Goldman Executive inspires copycats – Commentary on the recent New York Times op-ed piece by a former Goldman Sachs executive attacking the investment banking firm. Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, is quoted.
2/18/2012 – Toledo Blade: Commentary - Obama plan balances religious values and public welfare – In an opinion piece discussing the Obama administration's mandate that faith-based employers cover their female employees' birth control costs, Rebecca E. Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values, is quoted.
2/16/2012 – SCOTUSblog: Academic round-up – Commentary on and praise for an amicus brief co-authored by Susan Martyn, Stoepler Professor of Law and Values. The brief was cited by the United States Supreme Court in Maples v. Thomas.
1/20/2012 – Toledo Blade: Occupy Toledo sets sights on courthouse to protest ruling – Occupy the Courts demonstrations were planned in Toledo and across the nation to coincide with the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission. Rebecca E. Zietlow, the Charles W. Fornoff Professor of Law and Values, is quoted.
1/11/2012 – Toledo Blade: Court gives Horvath OK to appeal bank ruling – A recent decision by the Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals permits an appeal in the Tony Packo’s Inc. case to go forward. Geoffrey Rapp, the Harold A. Anderson Professor of Law and Values, is quoted.
1/2/2012 – Toledo Blade: Nominee for federal court seat is in limbo – Eight months after President Obama nominated Jeffrey Helmick as the next federal judge for the Northern District of Ohio, Helmick’s nomination is tied up in the Senate. Lee Strang, professor of law, is quoted.12/14/2011 – Toledo Blade: Ohio abortion bill might go against constitution – Professor Lee Strang testified before the Ohio Senate Committee on Health, Human Services and Aging, on House Bill 125, popularly known as the Heartbeat Bill.
12/8/2011 – 13abc: Toledo police adding crime cameras – Dean Daniel J. Steinbock interviewed.
12/8/2011 – USA Today: NBA deal not perfect but sides can go with it – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
11/21/2011 – USA Today: NBA players consolidate lawsuits in Minnesota – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.11/16/2011 – USA Today: Boies a driving force behind players vs. NBA – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
10/9/2011 – 13abc: Roundtable with Jeff Smith – Assistant Professor Gregory Gilchrist is a guest.
10/6/2011 – Toledo Blade: Tony Packo's owner to be selected – Professor Llew Gibbons quoted.
10/3/2011 – 13abc: Local reaction to Amanda Knox verdict – Associate Professor Jelani Exum was interviewed.
9/20/2011 – WTOL 11: Police raid IHOP locations in Ohio and Indiana – Assistant Professor Gregory Gilchrist was interviewed.
9/18/2011 – MSNBC.com: More workers willing to blow the whistle on their employer – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
8/29/2011 – 13abc: Date set for round two in Bowman murder trial – Professor Gregory Gilchrist was interviewed.
8/1/2011 – Missouri Lawyer's Weekly: Slam dunk: Spirits of St. Louis most profitable franchise in sports history – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted (subscription required).
8/1/2011 – CFOworld: As New Whistleblower Rules Kick In – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
7/25/2011 – Draftday.dk: Vejen mod aftalen – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted about the end of the NFL lockout (article is in Danish).
7/22/2011 – WGTE's Deadline Now – Associate Professor Ken Kilbert appeared, discussing Great Lakes environmental issues. Topics included the Ohio water withdrawal legislation recently vetoed by Gov. Kasich, invasive species such as Asian carp, and hazardous algal blooms.
7/18/2011 – CBSSports.com: Credit where it's due: 8th Circuit opened door to CBA progress – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
7/13/2011 – American Prospect: A De Facto Union – Professor Joseph Slater quoted.
7/13/2011 – The Sojourner's Truth: Law and Leadership Institute Reaches out to Urban Students – Professor Marilyn Preston interviewed.
7/10/2011 – USA Today: What NBA can take from court's rulings in NFL lockout – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
6/14/2011 – CBSSports.com: Calendar, courts, money quicken pace of NFL talks – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
6/3/2011 – CBSSports.com: Judge makes court's case clear -- talk among yourselves – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
5/20/2011 – Washington Post: Whistleblower reward plan draws fire – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
5/12/2011 – CBSSports.com: Experts: Players' case is stronger, but NFL could win appeal – Professor Geoffrey Rapp interviewed
5/12/2011 – Professor Joseph Slater interviewed and writing about public sector bargaining: MSNBC, Law.com, Madison Capital Times, Cincinnati Inquirer, NPR's Morning Edition, 13 ABC, MSNBC.com, Reuters, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Fortune, NEA Today.
5/12/2011 – USAToday: NBA, union wait on NFL labor ruling – Professor Geoffrey Rapp quoted.
1/25/2011 – Toledo Blade: Triangle Shirtwaist fire, unions, and worker safety – Professor Joseph Slater Op-Ed