Deborah Jones Merritt

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Professor of Law

55 West 12th Avenue

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

The Bar Exam and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Need for Immediate Action

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 537 (2020), UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 19 May 2020
New York University (NYU), AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence, CUNY School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, Washburn School of Law, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLVMichigan State University College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of North Carolina School of Law
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licensing, bar exam, coronavirus

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What Happened to the Class of 2010? Empirical Evidence of Structural Change in the Legal Profession

Michigan State Law Review, p. 1043, 2015, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 290, HLS Center on the Legal Profession Research Paper No. 2015-3
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2016
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Legal Education, Legal Profession, Structural Change, Employment, Gender, Empirical

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Bias, the Brain, and Student Evaluations of Teaching

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 87
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Feb 2007
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Raising the Bar: A Social Science Critique of Recent Increases to Passing Scores on the Bar Exam

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Dec 2000
Deborah Jones Merritt, Lowell L. Hargens and Barbara F. Reskin
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Washington - Sociology and Harvard University - Department of Sociology
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Bar exam, passing score, cut score, statistics, competition, diversity, legal profession

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Formative Assessments: A Law School Case Study

University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2018
Deborah Jones Merritt, Ruth Colker, Ellen E. Deason, Monte Smith and Abigail Shoben
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Mershon Center for International Security, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - College of Medicine and Public Health
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Assessment, Pedagogy

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Legal Education in the Age of Cognitive Science and Advanced Classroom Technology

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 94, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Aug 2007
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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teaching, law students

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Unleashing Market Forces in Legal Education and the Legal Profession

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Dec 2012
Deborah Jones Merritt and Daniel C. Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Independent
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markets, legal education, Tamanaha, law schools, ABA, legal ethics, model rules of professional conduct

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Hippocrates and Socrates: Professional Obligations to Educate the Next Generation

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 327
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Legal education, Mentoring, Professional Ethics

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Is the Tort System in Crisis? New Empirical Evidence

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, 1999
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Deborah Jones Merritt and Kathryn Ann Barry
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Pedagogy, Progress, and Portfolios

Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2010, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper 122
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 May 2010
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Portfolios, Pedagogy, Legal Education, ADR, Negotiation, Skills

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Cognition and Justice: New Ways to Think Like a Lawyer

Arkansas Law Review, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2016
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Legal Education, Mentoring, Professional Ethics

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The Sixth Amendment and Hearsay: An Introduction for Students and Practitioners

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 150
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2011
Deborah Jones Merritt and Ric Simmons
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Hearsay, Testimonial, Sixth Amendment, Confrontation clause, Criminal Trials

13.

Responsibility-Rights in the Legal Profession

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 164
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Deborah Jones Merritt and Daniel C. Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Independent
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Professional Responsibility, Ethics, Legal Profession, Rights, Duties

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Agreements to Improve Student Aid: An Antitrust Perspective

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 67, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 02 Sep 2017
Deborah Jones Merritt and Andrew Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Independent
Downloads 139 (246,092)
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Scholarships, Discounting, Legal Education, Access, Price Discrimination

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The Job Gap, the Money Gap, and the Responsibility of Legal Educators

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 41, 2012, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 197
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Jobs, Legal Education

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Stalking Secret Law: What Predicts Publication in the United States Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Oct 2000
Deborah Jones Merritt and James J. Brudney
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Judicial Hostility Toward Labor Unions? Applying the Social Background Model to a Celebrated Concern

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 26 Apr 2000
James J. Brudney, Sara Schiavoni and Deborah Jones Merritt
Fordham University School of Law, John Carroll University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Judicial Hostility Toward Labor Unions? Applying the Social Background Model to a Celebrated Concern

Posted: 18 Apr 2001
James J. Brudney, Sara Schiavoni and Deborah Jones Merritt
Fordham University School of Law, John Carroll University - Department of Political Science and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

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Gender Equity in Law School Enrollment: An Elusive Goal

Forthcoming, Journal of Legal Education, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 508
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2019
Deborah Jones Merritt and Kyle P. McEntee
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Law School Transparency
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Gender, Equity, Law Schools, Legal Education, Legal Profession

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Piercing the Brilliant Veil: Two Stories of American Racism

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 85, p. 1255, 2010, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Diploma Privilege and the Constitution

73 SMU Law Review Forum 168 (2020)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 May 2020
New York University (NYU), AccessLex Center for Legal Education Excellence, CUNY School of Law, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law, Georgia State University - College of Law, Washburn School of Law, William S. Boyd School of Law, UNLVMichigan State University College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and University of North Carolina School of Law
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diploma privilege, constitution, bar exam, dormant commerce clause

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The Future of Religious Pluralism: Justice O'Connor and the Establishment Clause

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 895-948, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Deborah Jones Merritt and Daniel C. Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Independent
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Justice O'Connor, Establishment Clause, Religious Pluralism, First Amendment, History, Psychology

22.

Brown's Legacy: The Promises and Pitfalls of Judicial Relief

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Mar 2005
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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race, discrimination, equality, litigation, welfare

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Building a Better Bar: The Twelve Building Blocks of Minimum Competence

AccessLex Institute Research Paper
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 26 Feb 2021
Deborah Jones Merritt and Logan Cornett
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of Denver - Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System
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bar exam, minimum competence, law school, law

24.

The Music of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ohio State Legal Studies Research Paper No. 597, Harvard Law Review, Vol. 131, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 09 Feb 2021
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Trial Evidence 2011: Advocacy, Analysis, & Illustrations

28 Touro L. Rev. 1 (2012), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2014
Martin A. Schwartz, Deborah Jones Merritt and William Young
Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
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evidentiary rules, Federal Rules of Evidence, New York evidence law, character evidence, prejudice, relevance, hearsay

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Scholarly Influence in a Diverse Legal Academy: Race, Sex, and Citation Counts

Posted: 07 Jul 2001
Deborah Jones Merritt
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

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