Post Tagged with: "OIP-u"

Wrongful Conviction Day | Forces of Freedom or Fraud? Do Conviction Integrity Units Matter? Oct. 7

Charles Jackson

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture, the Ohio Innocence Project at University of Cincinnati College of Law, and Ohio University chapter and University of Cincinnati chapter of the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP-u) will hold a virtual program exploring the role of Conviction Integrity Units in prosecutor’s offices in wrongful […]

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October 2, 2020 at 10:30 pmEvents

OIP-u Co-Hosts NYT Best Selling Author of ‘Picking Cotton,’ Oct. 20

OIP-u Co-Hosts NYT Best Selling Author of ‘Picking Cotton,’ Oct. 20

  The OIP-u chapter of Ohio University will co-host Jennifer Thompson, New York Times best selling author of Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice & Redemption on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. Join the event on webex. Picking Cotton is the true story of author Jennifer Thompson and the unlikely friendship she […]

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October 2, 2020 at 7:15 pmEvents

Happy Beginnings | Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture Students Continue to LJC Master’s

Kristin Tate

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Three OHIO students who began their path in Athens in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture will continue their education within law and society studies […]

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April 30, 2020 at 11:13 amNews

Law-Related Student Organizations Elect New Officers, Look Forward to 2020-21

Phi Alpha Delta on a law school visit

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture provides robust opportunities for students to engage in co-curricular and experiential learning through its several-affiliated student organizations and programs. For many, student organizations are a way to actively engage with their future career in law, politics, and advocacy outside of the classroom. “Getting […]

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April 21, 2020 at 11:02 amNews

Happy Beginnings | Erika Hidalgo Plans to Pursue Social Justice Legal Career

Erika Hidalgo

The Happy Beginnings series features College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Erika Hidalgo’s experiences at Ohio University helped solidified what she wants to do in the future, which is to become a lawyer to work for social justice. is a […]

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April 7, 2020 at 11:06 amNews

East Cleveland Three to Tell Stories of Wrongful Convictions, Feb. 27

From left, Eugene Johnson, Derrick Wheatt and Laurese Glover

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture in collaboration with the Ohio Innocence Project host three Ohio Innocence Project exonerees—known as the East Cleveland Three—on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. In February of 1995, Laurese Glover was 16 years old and Derek Wheatt and Eugene […]

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February 1, 2020 at 5:30 pmEvents

A Community Fostered in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture

A Community Fostered in the Center for Law, Justice & Culture

The Center for Law, Justice & Culture On the bottom floor of Bentley Hall, in Room 001, sits the Center for Law, Justice & Culture. It’s a reprieve from the bustling nature of Bentley Hall, the home of Economics, History, Political Science, and Sociology and Anthropology, where students are always […]

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November 19, 2019 at 10:50 amIn Class