One of the nation's leading public law schools, the Moritz College of Law strives to make a difference in the world through excellence in teaching, meaningful scholarship, and advancement of the legal profession.
It's the best of all worlds for students at the Moritz College of Law. Classes are small and intimate. Yet, they can enjoy the facilities, resources, and entertainment only a world-class university can offer.
There is something for everyone in Columbus, Ohio. There are more than 50 student groups at the law school alone, culturally enriching activities on campus year-round, and a thriving city to explore a few blocks from Drinko Hall.
Our alumni network is hard at work from coast to coast and beyond U.S. borders. Stay connected with classmates and the College through campus events, alumni gatherings, and many opportunities to mentor today's law students.
The Career Services Office is a hub for students, alumni, and employers alike. Whether it's a student looking for summer job opportunities or leading legal employers in search of highly qualified candidates, our staff is here to help.
This January officially marked a century since the National Prohibition Amendment was ratified. Even now, 86 years after being repealed in 1933, the ripple effects of Prohibition still echo throughout our criminal justice system today.
As part of the college’s commitment to innovative teaching, a new one-of-a-kind 1L curriculum, the Legal Practice and Perspectives Program (LP3), began this autumn. For the first time, 1L students can select a portion of their initial coursework, with class offerings that provide rich, experimental viewpoints not always afforded by a more traditional, doctrinal curriculum.
Associate Professor of Law Amna Akbar is currently spending the 2018-2019 academic year at Princeton University as a fellow with the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA). She hopes to expand her research of police, violence, and inequality, including how contemporary racial justice movements like the Movement for Black Lives engage with the question of police reform.