There are many opportunities to develop a deeper understanding of various areas of law. Our professors are passionate about sharing the most fascinating aspects of their areas of expertise with students in the classroom. Programs, courses, journals, and student groups round out the learning experience for students, giving students freedom to explore their interests and refine their skills.
Ohio State is nationally recognized as a leader in the study of election law, including issues like the right to vote, political representation, election administration, political parties, ballot initiatives, and campaign finance.
Election Law @ Moritz is a nonpartisan research, education, and outreach program conducted by faculty and staff at Moritz. As a center of election law expertise, EL@M is a resource for lawyers, academics and educators, journalists, policymakers and other civic leaders, election administrators and citizens interested in election law issues. EL@M program often hires law students to work as research assistants for the program. Students update Web content and the major pending cases files as well as research questions posed by the media or faculty.
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Programs & Other Opportunities
- American Civil Liberties Union
- American Constitution Society
- Democracy Studies
- Election Law @ Moritz
- Federalist Society
- Law School Democrats
- Law School Republicans
- 2016 election day coverage with Election Law @ Moritz
- Voter privacy in the age of Big Data
- Alumna thrives as elections counsel in office of Ohio Secretary of State
- Professor Edward B. Foley earns fellowship
- Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech, with Rick Hasen
- Election Day Brings Victories for Many Moritz Alumni