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This issue of Counselor magazine underscores how world events have impacted the College of Law community. An unprecedented global pandemic that turned lives upside down and led to faculty innovation. The movement for racial justice sweeping across the nation and the role law students played. The exoneration of two wrongly convicted individuals while navigating this unprecedented time. We also take the time to celebrate new additions to the faculty and the amazing accomplishments of others. We recognize the success of students and acknowledge those from our College of Law community who have died. Take a moment to catch up on what’s happening at the College of Law. We hope you enjoy the update.
Covid-19 leads to innovative programming at UC Law.
First year law students and faculty connect via new online summer class.
Law students commit to service by supporting protestors.
Celebrate the accomplishments of Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, Bert Lockwood, the recipient of the university’s faculty award honored for his career, service in field of international human rights. Celebrate Lori Krafte, recognized as Outstanding Adjunct Professor by the University of Cincinnati. Then, meet one of the newest members to the faculty: Professor Meghan Morris.
April 8, 2020
Attorney Lori Krafte has a passion for copyright law, but says teaching is the most fun part of being an attorney. The UC adjunct professor is being honored as an outstanding adjunct faculty member.
April 8, 2020
Bert Lockwood, director of UC's Urban Morgan Institute and editor-in-chief of Human Rights Quarterly, is a pioneer in the field of international human rights. He is being honored by UC with the Provost Faculty Career award.
March 5, 2020
Meghan Morris joins faculty of the College of Law.
Nate Ela joins the UC College of Law faculty.
Here’s a snapshot of OIP’s latest exonerations, student success, and new program opportunities for graduates.
April 21, 2020
Christopher Smith served 12 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit and then even after a federal judge ordered his release when his conviction was overturned on constitutional violations, faced a COVID-19 scare when prison officials refused to release him. He's finally free, thanks to the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.
May 5, 2020
Isiah Andrews was wrongfully convicted in 1975 of murdering his wife of just three weeks. It would take more than 45 years and a team of attorneys and students from the Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati College of Law to uncover evidence that led to his conviction being overturned.
June 16, 2020
Law student selected for prestigious fellowship
March 25, 2020
The College of Law remembers human rights defender (and Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights founder) William J. Butler and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Law John Murphy. Read about their legacy at the College.
June 16, 2020
Professor John Murphy dies
June 15, 2020
The University of Cincinnati community is remembering human rights defender and Urban Morgan Institute founder William J. Butler who died June 7.
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