Post Tagged with: "Maureen O’Connor"

High School Students Explore Access to Justice in Appalachia, Legal Profession

High School Students Explore Access to Justice in Appalachia, Legal Profession

Twenty high school students, primarily from Appalachian Ohio, were selected from among a pool of almost 80 applicants to attend the Center for Law, Justice & Culture‘s 2019 Summer Law & Trial Institute. The program is designed to enhance the students’ understanding of the law and American legal system, explore […]

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August 1, 2019 at 3:06 pmNews

High School Students Visit Supreme Court, Conduct Mock Trial

High School Students Visit Supreme Court, Conduct Mock Trial

by Kristin Distel Eighteen high school juniors and seniors attended the Summer Law & Trial Institute, an immersive residential experience—including a mock trial—that directly addresses the complex legal challenges associated with social and economic inequality in Appalachian Ohio. At the same time, the program seeks to increase understanding of the […]

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August 7, 2017 at 12:32 pmAlumni News

Mock Trials a Highlight of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute

Mock Trials a Highlight of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute

The 18 high school students of OHIO’s Summer Law and Trial Institute enjoyed a second week of experiential learning and meetings with faculty and local attorneys, culminating in an exciting mock trial in Athens County Court of Common Pleas Judge George P. McCarthy’s courtroom. While the first week of the […]

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August 3, 2016 at 12:07 pmNews

Behind the Bench: Confessions of an Accidental Lawyer, April 11

Pierce J. Reed

Pierce J. Reed, senior judicial attorney to Supreme Court of Ohio Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, speaks on campus on Monday, April 11, from 5-6 p.m. in Bentley 110, on “Behind the Bench: Confessions of an Accidental Lawyer.” The lecture is hosted by the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. Reed is […]

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March 2, 2016 at 1:45 pmAlumni Events