Stories tagged with: Center for Law, Justice & Culture

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.

All majors invited to apply to the Law, Justice & Culture Certificate by Oct. 6

September 4, 2023 The Center for Law, Justice & Culture invites undergraduate students from all majors to apply for the Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University by Oct. 6.

Center for Law, Justice and Culture director highlights recent student engagement, announces fall events

August 29, 2023 The Center for Law, Justice and Culture is ready for the start of another exciting year of academic and experiential engagement.

Students invited to information sessions for study abroad in Northern Ireland, South Africa

August 24, 2023 Students are invited to information sessions for Human Rights, Law & Justice in Northern Ireland over spring break and Law, Justice & Transitions to Democracy in South Africa for two weeks in May. 

Athena Cinema pays tribute to local culture with “Appalachian Stories” film series

August 18, 2023 The “From the Hills and Hollers: Appalachian Stories” film series will be shown with free admission, with events running from Sept 14, 2023 to April 18, 2024 in various locations.

High school students visit Ohio Supreme Court before staging their own mock trial in Athens

August 14, 2023 For two weeks, 20 high school students from across Ohio were immersed in law and justice, their Summer Law & Trial Institute experience culminating in a mock trial in an Athens courtroom.

What a year of teaching in Taiwan has looked like for an OHIO alumna and Fulbright scholar – and why she is staying for another

August 10, 2023 OHIO alumna and Fulbright scholar Alexis Karolin, B.A. ’22, has spent the past year growing personally and professionally while teaching elementary school students in Taipei, Taiwan.

High school students invited to apply for free 2023 Summer Law and Trial Institute

May 9, 2023 High school students are invited to apply for the highly competitive Summer Law and Trial Institute offered this summer at Ohio University's Athens campus.

Miranda West's journey includes two trips to Northern Ireland, better understanding of law and society

April 26, 2023 Miranda West has been a paralegal for 22 years, but earning an M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture online has given her a heightened understanding of the law in relation to society.

The Culture of Health Leaders Institute for Racial Healing names OHIO professor Vince Jungkunz to its second cohort of national leaders

April 20, 2023 The Culture of Health Leaders Institute for Racial Healing selected Vince Jungkunz, associate professor of political science at Ohio University, to its second cohort. 

Alumni talk with students about law school, access to justice and more at Pre-Law Day

April 13, 2023 Ohio University students got tips and encouragement about applying to law school and talked with alumni about their careers and timely topics drawn from the headlines at Pre-Law Day.

Just back from Northern Ireland, students recommend Free Derry Museum as must-see for President Biden

April 12, 2023 As President Biden headed to Northern Ireland for the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement, students returning from their own experience there have some suggestions for the president's itinerary.