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Happy Beginnings | M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture Class of 2021

Graduation illustration with mortarboards flyingCenter for Law, Justice & Culture faculty are very proud to celebrate the achievements of the spring & summer graduating classes of the Master of Arts in Law, Justice & Culture.  Congratulations graduates and good luck with your bright futures! 2021 MA in Law, Justice & Culture Thesis Abigail Mulligan […]

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Posted on 05/03/2021

Law-Related Student Organizations, Experiential Programs Elect New Executives, Look Forward to 2021-22

Phi Alpha Delta on a law school visit, group shotThe Center for Law, Justice & Culture provides robust opportunities for students to engage in co-curricular and experiential learning through its several-affiliated student organizations and programs. For many, student organizations are a way to actively engage with their future career in law, politics, and advocacy outside of the classroom. “Getting actively involved […]

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Posted on 05/03/2021

Class of 2021 | David Giddens Cites Legal Affairs Internship, Co-Curricular Organizations

David Giddens, portraitDavid Giddens has spent four years at Ohio University embracing new experiences, serving communities he values, and developing his familiarity with the law. As Giddens prepares to graduate this spring, he takes time to reflect on where his Political Science Pre-Law major and Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture have […]

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Posted on 04/28/2021

Alumni News | Detwiler Takes Passion for LGBTQ+ Rights, Community Organizing to Law School

Dominic Detwiler, portraitDominic Detwiler is a 2020 graduate of Ohio University who has continued to serve the Athens community, as well as the state of Ohio, in his work as a public policy strategist for Equality Ohio. His dedication to advocacy, service, and equality was at the forefront of his academic pursuits […]

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Posted on 04/28/2021

High School Students Invited to Apply for Free Summer Law & Trial Institute, June 13-21

Summer Law & Trial Institute students at the Supreme Court of Ohio, standing in front of the justice's bench.Engage with Attorneys and Judges | Litigate a Mock Trial | Observe a Supreme Court Argument High school students from Southeastern Ohio can apply now for the free Summer Law & Trial Institute offered virtually by Ohio University from June 13-21, 2021. Preference is given to rising high school juniors […]

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Posted on 04/13/2021

Alumni Panel Focuses on Civil Liberties, Leadership, and Law School

Lydia Wendel, portraitThe ACLU of Ohio University hosted a virtual alumni panel that featured four previous executive board members—three of them currently in law school, and one headed to law school in the fall. The March 30 panel featured Nick Concilla, a 2L at Florida State University College of Law; Kristin Kelley, […]

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Posted on 04/13/2021

CLJC Seeks Program Assistants for Virtual Summer Law & Trial Institute

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture is accepting applications for up two program assistants for the virtual Summer Law & Trial Institute which will run June 13-21, 2021. The application deadline for the positions is April 24. These are paid position for the duration of the program. The Summer Law […]

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Posted on 04/12/2021

Alumni News | Shoemaker DeMio, Alumni Develop Inclusive U.S. History Curriculum

Paige Shoemaker DeMio, portraitAn extraordinary aspect of being a Bobcat is that even when Bobcats leave Athens, they take countless pieces of their Ohio University education with them. This is certainly the case for Paige Shoemaker DeMio, who graduated in 2017 double majoring in Political Science Pre-Law and Sociology-Criminology with a certificate in […]

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Posted on 04/12/2021

Fall 2021 | Law, Justice & Culture Certificate Courses

The Certificate in Law, Justice, and Culture is a selective program that brings together interdisciplinary coursework from African American Studies, Anthropology, Criminology, English, Geography, History, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, and other departments across the social sciences and humanities to provide students with intellectual training in a “law and society” […]

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Posted on 04/12/2021

Fall 2021 | M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture Announces Fall Course Offerings

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture has announced its law-related graduate course offerings for fall 2021. The M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture—which focuses on critical analysis of law in relation to society, culture, politics and power—is currently accepting applications for summer and fall 2021. The deadline to begin […]

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Posted on 04/10/2021