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OHIO Mock Trial students win awards heading into regional tournament with guidance of lawyers, alumni

Alumnus Ryan Crowley (top row, center) judges a team scrimmage.

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Mock Trial Team worked throughout the holiday break to prepare for a rigorous tournament schedule this semester. Over break, the 20 students on two teams met weekly to work on case materials, prepare for scrimmage trials, and adjust to case changes in this […]

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February 8, 2022 at 4:39 pmAlumni News

New Center for Law, Justice & Culture director kicks off 2022

Dr. Kevin Uhalde

From Ohio University News From Dr. Kevin Uhalde Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture I am delighted to become the new Director of the Center for Law, Justice, & Culture. I have been a part of the center from nearly the beginning. For […]

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January 10, 2022 at 4:28 pmNews

First-time competitors win awards at in-person Mock Trial Tournament

From left, Megan Taylor and Leighton Heiner

From Ohio University News With only five short weeks of preparation, the Ohio University Mock Trial Team competed at Ohio State University’s Scarlet and Grey Mock Trial Tournament in October, with two first-time competitors winning awards. The tournament was conducted in-person, OHIO’s first in-person tournament since February 2020. OHIO Mock […]

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November 24, 2021 at 8:21 amNews

OHIO Mock Trial Selects 2021-22 Team, Prepares for Fall Competitions

2021-22 Mock Trial team members

From Ohio University News The Ohio University Mock Trial Team selected 20 students—eight of them first-years—for two teams and immediately set to work getting ready to compete in 2021-22. The white and green teams both head to tournaments on Oct. 23-24, but in different states. The Green Team will compete […]

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September 28, 2021 at 1:11 pmNews

Alumni, Legal Community Help Give High School Students Hands-on Experience in Summer Law & Trial Institute

SLTI student Kareena Phagoo cross examines Kareena Phagoo as Judge Saunders presides.

From Ohio University News Twenty high school students from Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania got to try their hands at a career in law through the 2021 Summer Law & Trial Institute at Ohio University, concluding with a mock trial that their friends and family could watch online. More than […]

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July 9, 2021 at 2:52 pmNews

Ellen Gill-Franks Gets Distinguished Engagement Award for Sociology, Her Next Stop is Supreme Court of Ohio

Ellen Gill-Franks at Supreme Court

Ellen Gill-Franks ’22 has been adding a lot of adventures and accolades to her resume at Ohio University. Her next stop is an externship with the Public Information Office of the Supreme Court of Ohio this summer. “I always joke that my greatest strength and weakness is that I say […]

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May 14, 2021 at 3:41 pmNews

OHIO Mock Trial Advances to Opening Round Championship Series

The Mock Trial Team in March 2021

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team advances to the Opening Round Championship Series of the American Mock Trial Association’s tournaments on March 13-14. There, the team will compete to earn a spot to the National Championship, to take place on April 16-18.  This competition follows the team’s performances at the […]

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March 10, 2021 at 8:26 amNews