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human trafficking feature

Human Trafficking Awareness Week to bring attention to important issue

Human trafficking isn’t something that happens only in third world countries. It affects every city and state across the U.S. The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and School of Music have come together to bring recognition to the issue during the second annual awareness week.

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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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ABA Journal Names Berman’s Blog in “Blawg 100′ List

Professor Douglas A. Berman’s Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform blog has been named to the ABA Journal’s eighth annual “Blawg 100.”

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Jordan appears in Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force video

Professor Kimberly Jordan was recently asked to participate in an educational video on human trafficking in Ohio.

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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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Video: On the Record with Professor Ric Simmons

Professor Ric Simmons sits down to answer questions about his academic work, his legal heroes, and the best advice he has for first year law students.

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Akbar promoted to permanent faculty member

Growing up in an immigrant community, Professor Amna Akbar says she’s seen what it’s like when there are too few lawyers to represent those in need of legal services. Inspired by the experience, she decided to pursue a career in law– to help ensure legal representation is accessible to all.

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Dressler named Distinguished University Professor

Already recognized as a Distinguished University Lecturer and Scholar, Professor Joshua Dressler earned another distinction among The Ohio State University’s academic community – Distinguished University Professor. Dressler was named for his internationally recognized work in the field of criminal law as well as his dedication to students.

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National Guardsman makes a difference as Chicago prosecutor

As both a prosecutor in the city of Chicago and a Judge Advocate General in the military, Shariq Kathawala ’08 is using education from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to serve a larger community. Balancing the two careers can difficult at times, but Kathawala has always felt the need to give back.

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3L’s interest in criminal law reinforced by Reinberger internship funding

For 3L Morgan Cook, winning a Reinberger Fellowship, funded through Moritz’s Fellowship Program in Public Service Law, meant the opportunity to intern in the Kings County District Attorney’s office in Brooklyn, N.Y. The fellowship, funded by the Reinberger Foundation, allows four Moritz students to work in prosecution offices across the country.

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3L plans to live, work in ‘incredible’ Alaskan culture

When 3L Allen Law, a native of Ashland, Ohio, entered law school, he was pretty sure he wanted to work in public service. But he had no idea that interest would lead him to where he now wants to call home: Alaska. After working two internships in America’s northernmost state, Law fell in love with the culture and now wants to pursue a career there as a prosecutor.

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Polygraph demonstration, discussion to take place

The Federalist Society will host a polygraph demonstration in the Saxbe Auditorium at 12:10 p.m. Nov. 11.

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