After discovering a passion for both history and the criminal justice system during her undergraduate studies, 2L Sarah Paxton opted to gain a greater understanding of both by pursuing a J.D. and Ph.D. in history.
Coming into law school with an undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences may not be the norm, but several graduates and current students said it’s a helpful background to have as they pursue positions in a variety of fields, from health to corporate law.
NPR interviewed rising 3L Ashley Braxton about her participation in the first Movement of Black Lives Convening conference, in Cleveland.
Ohio State’s Dispute System Design Workshop gives students the opportunity to interact with real clients and develop solutions to problems using dispute resolution methods.
At Moritz, there are more than 25 active, reserve, or retired military members among the student body. All Rise detailed their transition from soldiers to law students in its Spring 2015 edition.
From the Federal Communications Commission the White House and beyond, 17 Moritz College of Law students are participating in a variety of prestigious externships in the nation’s capital this summer as part of the Washington D.C., Summer Program.
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law graduating class of 2015 completed nearly 11,000 hours of pro bono work for local, state, and federal agencies over the last three years.
3L Zach Neumann was named Best Advocate at the 2015 Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition on March 28.
3L Katie Kalbacher, 3L Ryan Edmiston, and 2LSusan Restrepo took second at the 27th annual Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition on March 15.
On March 25, Senator John Glenn surprised an informal group of 13 1Ls who have expressed interest in one day possibly working in politics and government, regaling them with a condensed version of his life story, interspersed with nuggets of hard-won wisdom and advice.
On Feb. 6 a new exhibit will open at the Columbus Museum of Art, in partnership with the #JJ Instagram Community, entitled #MobilePhotoNow. The collection features the work of 240 mobile photographers from 40 different countries around the globe, including that of 2L Scott Surovjak.
“I just felt the gravity of that responsibility. You don’t get to feel that in a law school class. Exams are high pressure, but actually practicing law and having an impact on people’s rights and privileges was something that I only got from that experience.”