We had an unusually event-filled first week of school as we welcomed 127 new J.D. students and 18 foreign graduate students (LLM) as well as celebrated the news of the board of trustee’s decision to build the law school a new building on campus.
The war on drugs has been a hot topic in America for about as long as most people can remember. 3L Zack Eckles is trying to address those failed policies, and spent his summer in Washington, D.C. working with the Sentencing Project.
Kalisa Mora spent her summer with the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda. “It’s possible for a small army to make a big impact,” said Mora about what she’s learned at her summer fellowship with the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda.
3L Stephen Kelly returned to Pittsburgh, Pa. to fight against environmental violations in his backyard. “Being away for two years, there’s something about coming back to my roots that was appealing to me,” said Stephen Kelly about his work this summer with the Center for Coalfield Justice.
What did you do this summer? Law student Jackie Miller’s summer job at the National Labor Relations Board allowed her to use her skills and desire for order and logic to affect positive change, one of the reasons she came to law school. Read more about her experience.
Jerad Whitt, a 3L, came to law after realizing he was craving something more than his undergraduate education could give him. He spent the summer working with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
Cincinnati Law alum (former) Governor Robert “Bob” Taft will visit the law school on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. Governor Taft will speak about the Taft history in Cincinnati, as the law school celebrates “Taft Week.”