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Admissions-eNews April 2010

UC Law Students Celebrate Signing of Landmark Ohio Law They Helped Create

Of all of the list of significant accomplishments the Ohio Innocence Project (OIP) can claim in its seven years of existence—which includes helping to secure the freedom of nine innocent men and women who were wrongfully convicted—none can top what took place Monday in terms of overall impact. (Read more)

 

Community Organizing Shapes Dreams of Joshua Ward '10

Current third year law student and future seminarian Joshua Ward ’10 has a big goal. Utilizing the knowledge, experience, and skills he has honed thus far, Ward wants to reach out to people in need or in a crisis before tragedies—such as prison—become a reality. How that will shape up ultimately he doesn’t know. But he has it as his goal, which he is sure to reach. (Read more)

 

 

Corporations Practice One Gives Students Real World Experience

While the substantive portions of law school classes are very important, a student can gain only a limited understanding of the practice of an area of law in a classroom. To give students more "real world experience," UC Law created "Practice Ones," additional seminars designed to show how class work is actually applied in the workplace. (Read more)

Faculty/Student Basketball Throwdown!!

As a general rule, law students rarely get the chance to interact with their professors outside of high-pressure in-class situations in which the professor usually expects the student to provide an intelligible answer in front of a classroom of peers. To rectify this, the Student Bar Association, along with several professors, planned a night full of entertainment and good-natured competition for both the student body and the faculty: a students-versus-professors basketball game, followed by a trivia contest at Woody’s. (Read more)

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Rhonda Moore '87 Leads Non-Profit Pro Seniors

Rhonda Moore '87 is an alumnae who can speak about effectively navigating the dual legal worlds of the public and private sector. As a partner in a local law firm to her current role as executive director of a non-profit organization, Moore's professional experiences have run the gamut. (Read more)