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Events Planned for Second Human Trafficking Awareness Week

The second annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week will take place this month at The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and School of Music Jan. 26 through Jan. 31. Each of the events scheduled throughout the week is designed to help bring awareness to this important issue.

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Judges turn the courtroom into the classroom

Jonathan Peters ’10 describes the quick moves he learned standing before the Honorable Jeffrey Sutton ’90 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as a third-year law student.

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Externships provide real-world experience for students

“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.”

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3L Prosecution Clinic Team Wins Assault Case

3Ls Jahan S. Karamali and Kyle Sommerville, students in the Moritz Criminal Prosecution Clinic, won a guilty verdict in an assault case they tried in Delaware County last month – the first trial they had ever handled from start to finish.

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Q&A with Jason Luebbers ’15

Jason Luebbers ’15 was one of several Moritz law students and alumni who served as legal observers at an Oct. 18 “What is Justice? – Rally at the Statehouse.” The event was organized to protest the absence of an indictment in the Aug. 5 shooting death of John Crawford III by police officers at a Beavercreek, Ohio Wal-Mart.

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Students make immediate impact in Justice for Children Clinic

“In the first 10 days, eight students have assumed responsibility for a dozen current clinic clients and have accepted five new clients. Six students already have already appeared in court,” reported Kimberly Jordan, director of the Justice for Children Program.

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Drawing on clinic experience in his career

Every time he “walks the triangle” in the courtroom, Avonte Campinha- Bacote ’08 has his Civil Clinic experience from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in his back pocket. That’s where Campinha-Bacote learned to perform one of the […]

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Exit Interview: Janay Stevens ’13 discusses future plans

When Janay Stevens ’13 packed her bags and left the alpine slopes and crystal clear lakes of Reno, Nev. three years ago, she did more than relocate for law school. She found herself a new home. “I am an only […]

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Tales from the clinics

By participating in the Civil Clinic, Matt Grimsley ’13 gained more experience than many young attorneys who have been practicing for years. At The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, students have the opportunity to choose from seven different clinics that offer hands-on experience.

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Clinic students take home prizes in business competition

Students from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law took top awards in a business project competition hosted by the Fisher College of Business this fall.

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New Professor Represents Immigrant Communities

From Muslim to Arab and South Asian groups, to New York and that “state up north,” Amna Akbar has put her lawyering skills to use in many communities.

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Bringing the law to life

Around 6 p.m. on a Monday night, two students sat at a table in the front of a lecture hall large enough for more than 70 students. Yet, they faced fewer than 10 sets of eyes staring back at them. […]

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