Post Tagged with: "Ohio Innocence Project"

Career Week | Law Student Jesser Pursues Passion for Criminal Defense

Alexa Jesser

  Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Alexa Jesser ’18 is using her passion for advocacy and law by pursuing a career as a criminal defense attorney. She is […]

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January 13, 2020 at 5:22 pmAlumni News

Happy Beginnings | Ordich Utilizes M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture in Election Law Work

Devin Ordich

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alum Devin Ordich ’18, ’19M is putting her interests in forensics and justice to work in election campaign finance at a law firm in […]

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December 5, 2019 at 3:37 pmAlumni

Rescheduled: Wrongful Conviction Day | With Exoneree Raymond Towler, Oct. 30

Raymond Towler

Note: This event has been rescheduled for Oct. 30, 2019.  The Center for Law, Justice & Culture and the Ohio Innocence Project chapter of Ohio University (OIP-u), in conjunction with with the Ohio Innocence Project at University of Cincinnati College of Law, host exoneree Raymond Towler on the sixth annual […]

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October 1, 2019 at 4:45 pmEvents

Law Center Seeking Alumni for Pre-Law Day, Nov. 7 and 8

2016 Pre-Law Day guest attendees

Ohio University’s Center for Law Justice & Culture is inviting interested Ohio University alumni attorneys to participate its annual Pre-Law Days on Nov. 7-8. OHIO Pre-Law Day kicks off with a keynote address by alumnus Pierce Reed on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Baker Theater. The event continues […]

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September 4, 2019 at 9:15 pmNews

Join Ohio University Chapter of Ohio Innocence Project-u on Sept. 18

Join Ohio University Chapter of Ohio Innocence Project-u on Sept. 18

The Ohio University Chapter of the Ohio Innocence Project-u will host its first meeting on Sept. 18 at 6 pm in Bentley Hall 120. OIP-u provides a way for undergraduate and graduate students to raise awareness to the issue of wrongful conviction through events, biweekly meetings, tabling, and fundraising. OIP-u […]

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September 1, 2019 at 7:45 pmEvents

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

Internship with Probation Department Solidifies Interest in Community Service

Logan Swafford '19

By Hayes Minich ‘19 Logan Swafford ‘19 graduated with a B.A. in Sociology-Criminology and Psychology. She hails from Englewood, Ohio and is currently residing in Dayton, Ohio with her fiancé. While at OHIO she was involved with many activities including the Collegiate chapter of the Ohio Innocence Project and the […]

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June 26, 2019 at 10:35 amNews