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Admissions-eNews July 2010

Justice "Gave Life to Hawaiian Law"

William S. Richardson '43, a former Hawaii State Supreme Court chief justice, had a lifelong commitment to social justice that has served as a model for thousands of students whose juris doctorates bear the name of the law school he helped found. (Read more)


Professor Jacob Katz Cogan Receives Prestigious Award from American Society of International Law

Jacob Katz Cogan, Associate Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, is a co-recipient of the American Society of International Law’s 2010 Francis Deák Prize for meritorious scholarship. (Read more)



Law and Sports Make A Great Combination for D. Orlando Ledbetter '90

St. Louis native D. Orlando Ledbetter '90 is a lucky man. Throughout his career, he has been able to combine his two loves—journalism and the law—creating a uniquely successful career. After moving to Ohio at the age of 11 and matriculating through junior high and high school, Ledbetter attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. for college, majoring in journalism and minoring in political science. (Read more)


The Intersection of the First Amendment and Education Inspires Professor Ronna Schneider

Professor Ronna Greff Schneider is a Cincinnatian through and through. Born and raised here, she attended Cincinnati Public School’s Walnut Hills High School, meeting her future husband there. They left to attend the University of Michigan, where she majored in Russian studies. (Read more)


UC Law Graduate Mike Becher '07 Is 2010 Equal Justice Works Fellow

I came to UC Law with a very precise idea of what I wanted to do with my degree, but a great deal of uncertainty as to whether I would ever get there. I spent the two years between undergrad and law school working with non-profit community groups in West Virginia. (Read more)


Scott Poley '94 Hit a Home Run with Minor League Baseball

Most would be surprised to know that UC Law has a strong connection with Minor League Baseball. In fact, Scott Poley '94 plays a major role in all legal aspects of the franchise. A native of Michigan, Poley came to the UC College of Law after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. Although he was a communications major, Poley had taken some legal classes as an undergraduate student and found them very intriguing. This led him to law school. The College of Law appealed to Poley on many levels, but he was especially drawn to the school because of the small class size. "I liked that it wasn't a 'lawyer factory,'" he said. (Read more)