E. Stewart Moritz is an Associate Professor of Law at The University of Akron School
of Law. He graduated from Yale University in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in
physics and spent the following two years as assistant director of Undergraduate
Admissions at Yale. Professor Moritz attended Vanderbilt University School of Law, where
he received the Founder’s Medal for graduating first in his class, was senior articles
editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and a member of Order of the Coif. He then served for
one year as a judicial clerk to Chief Judge Gilbert Merritt of the U. S. Court of Appeals
for the Sixth Circuit in Nashville. Following his clerkship, Professor Moritz practiced
law for four years in San Francisco at Keker & Van Nest, a firm named the top
litigation boutique in the country by The American Lawyer. He taught for one year at the
University of Mississippi as a Visiting Professor of Law before beginning at The
University of Akron in 2001 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. Professor
Moritz was named the law school’s 2006 Outstanding Professor of the Year. He teaches
Legislative Process, Pretrial Advocacy, Contracts, and Sexual Orientation and the Law
(team taught), and in past years has taught Corporations, Statutory Interpretation, and
Business Organizations. Professor Moritz's research focuses on legislative process
and civil procedure. 

Legislative Process

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“Statistical Judo”: The Rhetoric of Senate Inaction in the Judicial Appointment Process, Journal of Law & Politics (2006)

This article first briefly summarizes the issues that arise in the lower-court judicial confirmation process,...

 

Pretrial Litigation

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THE LAWYER DOTH PROTEST TOO MUCH, METHINKS: RECONSIDERING THE CONTEMPORANEOUS OBJECTION REQUIREMENT IN DEPOSITIONS, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI LAW REVIEW (2004)

The time has come to eliminate the contemporaneous objection requirement for depositions.

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