‘King Coal’ to visit Athens on Feb. 8 for Athena Cinema’s ‘From the Hills and Hollers: Appalachian Stories’ film series

February 7, 2024 The Athena Cinema will offer a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “King Coal,” the latest film from Academy Award-nominated director Elaine McMillion Sheldon on Thursday, Feb. 8.

OHIO students attend National Black Pre-Law Conference at Harvard University

December 11, 2023 For the first time, Ohio University students have attended the National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair. Eight OHIO students attended the event.

"You should go for it": Undergraduates' work published in law and politics journal

December 6, 2023 With support from faculty members and the Center for Law, Justice and Culture, two OHIO students had their undergraduate research published in a journal of law and politics.

OHIO Mock Trial brings home Outstanding Attorney award from Columbus competition

November 22, 2023 Ohio University's two mock trial teams had a strong season debut at the annual Scarlet and Gray Invitational in Columbus, notching multiple victories over regional rivals and having Junior Zach Donaldson take home an outstanding attorney award.

OHIO Mock Trial stings the competition at Yellowjacket Invitational

November 20, 2023 OHIO Mock Trial set a program record of seven awards at University of Rochester’s Yellowjacket Invitational from November 11th-12th.

Ohio University to celebrate Native American Heritage Month with events, programming

October 30, 2023 Join the Division of Diversity and Inclusion in celebrating Native American Heritage Month with events and programming throughout the month of November.

Students from five colleges admitted to Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture program

October 24, 2023 The Center for Law, Justice & Culture announced its next cohort of Ohio University students that have been admitted to the undergraduate Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture program.

Pre-law fraternity tours regional law schools

October 20, 2023 The Ohio University chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity sent 18 students on its annual law school trip visiting four law schools on Oct. 13-14.

OHIO Professor Haley Duschinski advances scholarship on Kashmir in new book

October 5, 2023 Ohio University’s Haley Duschinski, Professor of Anthropology and Graduate Director of the MA Program in Law, Justice & Culture, has recently published The Palgrave Handbook of New Directions in Kashmir Studies.

David Crane to discuss Ukraine War Crimes Tribunal on Oct. 17, says 'Putin hears my footsteps'

October 5, 2023 One of the most recognized international criminal lawyers in the world, David Crane is leading a team setting up a Special Tribunal for Ukraine on the Crimes of Aggression against Vladimir Putin.

Black Law Students Association returns to support Black and minority pre-law students

September 28, 2023 The National Black Law Students Association returns this fall with the mission to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically and professionally.

Mock Trial Team selects 2023-24 members amid steep competition

September 28, 2023 The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students, including three first-year students, to form two teams for the 2023-24 academic year.

Wrongful Conviction Day features discussion about 'Impossible Choices: Innocent People and Dark Plea Deals' on Oct. 3

September 21, 2023 The Center for Law, Justice and Culture commemorates Wrongful Conviction Day featuring a discussion about “Impossible Choices:  Innocent People and Dark Plea Deals" on Oct. 3.

Constitution Day Lecture: Libraries, Book Bans, and the First Amendment, Sept. 19

September 7, 2023 The 2023 Constitution Day lecture at Ohio University features Athens County Public Libraries Director Nick Tepe discussing "Libraries, Book Bans, and the First Amendment" on Sept. 19.

OHIO student fuels passion for helping others through internship with Ohio Innocence Project

September 7, 2023 After Ohio University introduced Esme Miranda to the Ohio Innocence Project as a student organization they secured a summer internship as a social justice intern with the organization.