April 1, 2020 at 3:58 pm

CLJC Updates: Courses, Programs & Pre-Law Advising

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COVID19 is greatly impacting our communities and our personal and professional lives.

We know this is a time of tremendous challenge for you, your families and our OHIO community.

Although events have been postponed and classes have shifted to remote platforms, we remain dedicated to our continuous support of the CLJC community — past, present, and future.

Pre-Law Advising

CLJC Pre-Law Advisor Larry Hayman is offering virtual pre-law advising for the rest of spring semester on Wednesdays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Students should sign up for a 30-minute appointment using Calendly.

After signing up for an advising time, students should complete the Pre-Law Advising Questionnaire and select their preferred method of meeting, either telephone or Teams.

Students who are unable to meet on Wednesdays should email Hayman directly at to schedule appointments.

CLJC M.A. Program

The CLJC M.A. program is looking forward to welcoming a new cohort of students, including on-campus and eCampus students, in the program this coming year.

We are currently planning to offer online courses in the summer and face-to-face courses in the fall, as listed in the current Course Offerings — although we are prepared to provide all online course offerings to all of our M.A. students if needed.

  • The CLJC M.A. program deadline to begin the eCampus program in summer semester is still open for the second Summer Session.
  • The CLJC M.A. program deadline to begin the on-campus program in fall semester has been extended to May 15.

The fall semester course offerings are available on the website..

For eCampus students, we are offering the following course electives this summer:

  • LJC 6930: Punishment and Society, taught by Professor Bruce Hoffman (First Summer Session: 5/11/20-6/27/20)
  • ANTH 5620: Human Rights, Law & Justice, taught by Professor Haley Duschinski (Second Summer Session: 6/29/20-8/15/20)
  • WGSS 6030: Sexual Violence & Survivor Advocacy, taught by Professor Tom Vander Ven (Second Summer Session: 6/29-20-8/15/20)

Interested students may apply for either the On-Campus or eCampus program now on the website.

Please contact CLJC Director Haley Duschinski ( with any questions, or to schedule an appointment.

CLJC Certificate Program

The CLJC Undergraduate Certificate Program provides interdisciplinary training in law and society.

The summer and fall courses that count for the undergraduate certificate are available on the website. The list includes online and face-to-face courses for undergraduate students.

The CLJC Certificate Program accepts applications each fall semester. The next deadline is Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. The application portal will open at the start of fall semester.

CLJC Early Assurance Program

High school seniors applying to Ohio University are invited to consider the CLJC Early Assurance Program (EAP) on the website.

The CLJC EAP enables qualified OHIO students to begin taking graduate courses during the final year of college so that they complete the BA and MA degrees in an accelerated manner.

Incoming students accepted into the CLJC EAP are automatically invited to join the OHIO Honors Program.

Please read more about the CLJC Early Assurance Program on the website.

Student Employment Opportunities

CLJC is hiring two PACE students for 2020-21. Supervised by Hayman, these students help develop law-related resources and opportunities for undergraduate students who are interested in law school and law-related career fields. Please find more information on the website.

The Office of Global Opportunities is recruiting for a variety of student positions for the 2020-2021 academic year. Faculty are invited to recommend a student, and students can review the positions and apply directly on the website.

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We will continue to send out updates relevant to the CLJC community, including virtual events and opportunities, through our weekly newsletter.  Be sure to sign up at the link on the CLJC website.

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