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OHIO Mock Trial Selects 2020-21 Team Members for Virtual Competition

Virtual mock trial practiceThe Ohio University Mock Trial Team has selected 21 students to compete during the 2020-21 academic year. The students expect to take advantage of virtual competition to bond as a team and compete without travel expenses, including a competition “at” the University of Illinois invitational. Tryouts for the team occurred […]

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Posted on 09/16/2020

Law Center Seeking Alumni Attorneys for Virtual Pre-Law Day, Nov. 12

2016 Pre-Law Day attendeesOhio University’s Center for Law Justice & Culture is inviting interested Ohio University alumni attorneys to participate its annual Pre-Law Days on Nov. 12. The event will include a keynote address by Olayemi Olurin, Esq. ’15 and include panels and roundtable discussions about law school, career advice, and the versatility of a […]

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Posted on 09/15/2020

Alumni News | Bryant Uses Law Degree For Service, Community Change

Fred Bryant, portraitGrowing up in in Louisville, Ky., Ohio University alumnus Ret. Col. Fred Bryant, Esq. didn’t have Ohio University on his radar until a friend came back from her first semester of undergraduate school and told him he should “check it out.” Then, on a road trip to West Virginia, he […]

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Posted on 09/14/2020

Musaraj’s New Book Examines Pyramid Schemes in Post-Socialist Albania

Book cover for Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist AlbaniaDr. Smoki Musaraj‘s new book, Tales from Albarado: Pyramid Schemes and Ponzi Logic of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania, is an ethnographic piece that tells the story of how the collapse of large Albanian pyramid firms resulted in anarchy and nearly a civil war. Musaraj outlines how people from all walks […]

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Posted on 09/08/2020

Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity Holds Fall Semester Virtual Recruitment, Sept. 8 & 15

Phi Alpha Delta on a law school visit, group shotDo you have an interest in law, law school, or simply in joining a great student organization on campus? Come join Ohio University’s only pre-law fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, on Sept. 8 and Sept. 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. Use this link to be added to the Phi Alpha […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Constitution Day | Institutionalized Racism in Education and Policing, Sept. 17

Graphic juxtaposing police mug shot and graduation cap, in black and whiteThe CLJC and the Office of the Provost invite you to Ohio University’s Constitution Day, an event that features several faculty discussing “Institutionalized Racism in Education and Policing” on Sept. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. Watch on YouTube. Watch on Facebook. Recent protests against police shootings that target primarily […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Book Launch | Musaraj and Mëhilli Discuss Ponzi Schemes and Postsocialist Transformations, Oct. 1

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture hosts a book launch for Dr. Smoki Musaraj’s new book, Tales from Albarado: Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Postsocialist Albania (Cornell UP, 2020) on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 4 p.m. Musaraj will be joined by Dr. Elidor Mëhilli to talk about the book’s […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Wrongful Conviction Day | Forces of Freedom or Fraud? Do Conviction Integrity Units Matter? Oct. 7

Charles Jackson, portraitThe Center for Law, Justice & Culture, the Ohio Innocence Project at University of Cincinnati College of Law, and Ohio University chapter and University of Cincinnati chapter of the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP-u) will hold a virtual program exploring the role of Conviction Integrity Units in prosecutor’s offices in wrongful […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Alexis Karolin Discovers She Can Thrive – in Wales and in Athens

Alexis Karolin at Swansea UniversityEditor’s Note: Alexis Karolin is an Honors Tutorial College History Major from Columbus, Ohio, who “learned that even amid a global emergency, I can survive on my own and take care of myself.” She is also pursuing a certificate in Law, Justice and Culture. By Alexis Karolin Ohio University junior […]

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Posted on 09/02/2020

Apply Now For Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture

Center for Law Justice & Culture logoThe Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites all interested students to apply for the Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture. The application deadline is Friday, Oct. 9, 2020.   The application portal is now open. Student applications are accepted once per year. Students from all majors are invited to apply. Certificate requirements Application […]

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Posted on 08/31/2020