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Students for Law, Justice & Culture member Kaleb Carter wrote an engaging opinion piece on issues raised in Professor Sheila Bedi’s talk on mass incarceration last week. His comments appear in the Ohio University online student publication The New Political. When Sheila Bedi mentioned in her Baker Ballroom speech on […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 28

Sheila Bedi, clinical associate professor of law at the Northwestern University School of Law, brought a simple message to Ohio University last Thursday evening — end the current prison system and mass incarceration. During her Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Week talk titled “Tearing Down the Walls: The Urgent Human Rights […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 28

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is proud to present this year’s cohort of certificate students in Law, Justice & Culture. “We’re thrilled with this year’s cohort of LJC certificate students,” said Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, the CLJC faculty member who teaches LJC 2000: Core Course in Law, Justice & […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 26

Students for Law, Justice & Culture is calling for participants in a student research panel on April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. centered on the U.S. criminal justice system. Students who have conducted fieldwork, done research, are involved in activism or are generally interested in criminal justice are encouraged […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 23

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is seeking high-achieving students for summer externship programs with its growing number of partner institutions in the United States and abroad. Current externship placements include Detroit, Cambodia, and Northern Ireland. Externships are similar to internships, but they develop through collaboration and exchange between […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 23

In Spring 2015, a number of Ohio University departments, centers, and programs are teaming up to present six films that highlight various aspects of historical and contemporary life in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. The series showcases both documentaries and feature films, covering various geographic areas and […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 22

By Larry Hayman Ohio University Pre-Law Specialist, Center for Law, Justice & Culture As Ohio begins a new year, its prison population again is approaching record levels. Moreover, Ohio’s prison population is expected to hit 52,169 inmates this year. That’s more than double the number of incarcerated Ohioans from 25 years […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 21

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is seeking high-achieving students for summer externship programs with its growing number of partner institutions in the United States and abroad. Current externship placements include Detroit, Cambodia, and Northern Ireland. These externships are offered as part of the new undergraduate theme Making and […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 03

The Middle East and North Africa Film Series presents The “Other” Threat: Arab and Muslim Immigrants in Europe on Monday, Feb. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in Baker Center 231. This documentary (directed by Bassam Haddad) reveals the history and contemporary politics of Arab/Muslim migration to two European countries that featured terrorist attacks […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 02

Representatives from the Ohio Innocence Project, one of the most successful organizations in the nation for exonerating innocent prisoners, will speak in Walter Rotunda on Feb. 9 from 4 to 6 p.m. for a talk on “The Ohio Innocence Project: From Death Row to Freedom.” Director and Co-founder Mark Godsey […]

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Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences » center for law justice and culture Jan 02

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