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May 2, 2015 at 10:34 am

Justice Marc Kantrowitz Named Glidden Professor for Fall 2015

Justice Marc Kantrowitz

Justice Marc Kantrowitz

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture announces that Ohio University alumni R. Marc. Kantrowitz, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court, has been selected as a Glidden Visiting Professor in Fall 2015 by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

Kantrowitz earned a B.A. degree in History in 1972 and an M.A. degree in Political Science in 1974 from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. He will teach HIST 3070: Famous Trials in American History, a history course that explores some of the nation’s most significant and fascinating legal cases and trials that captured the country when they occurred.

As an interdisciplinary scholar of law, history, and political science, Kantrowitz brings a multitude of talents to share with the faculty, staff, and students at Ohio University.

He is an eminent scholar and legal professional with 30 years of experience as a trial attorney and judge, as well as impressive teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate levels at colleges and universities in Boston. He has authored more than 950 opinions as well as single-authored books on criminal law, juvenile law, evidence, and mental health, as well as articles on the LGBT rights movement and mandatory drug testing, as well as other topics.

While at OHIO, Kantrowitz will contribute to the center’s legal programming, support the Making and Breaking the Law Theme, and deliver OHIO’s Constitution Day lecture.

Kantrowitz’s semester-long academic appointment is sponsored by the College of Arts & Sciences, the Center for Law, Justice, and Culture, the History Department, and the Political Science Department.

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