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07/15/2019

Open Position: Program Coordinator, Ohio Center for Law-Related Education

Job Purpose: Manage and develop OCLRE programs and events in alignment with the organization’s mission and goals. The incumbent will be responsible for efficiently managing and promoting the We the People and Moot Court programs.

05/16/2019

Ohio Middle School students Highlight Their Constitutional Knowledge

COLUMBUS (May 16, 2019) - As the end of the school year approaches, most students are thinking about their summer plans.  But, more than 200 Ohio middle school students remain focused on academics, having spent the last few months studying and preparing for the Ohio Middle School We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution State Showcase on May 17 at the Ohio Statehouse.

05/06/2019

Students ‘Appeal’ to Justices at State Moot Court Competition

Justices Patrick Fischer and Melody Stewart were among the panel of judges for latest state moot court championship won by Danville High School. The sixth annual event – hosted by the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education – was held at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center last week.

05/06/2019

Students Put Literary Character on Trial in Annual Mock Trial Showcase

COLUMBUS (May 1, 2019) - More than 500 Ohio middle school students, representing 36 schools, will bring a classic piece of literature to life at the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) annual Middle School Mock Trial Showcase, May 2, 3 and 10 at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center. 

04/30/2019

Ohio Students Named to Civics & Law Honor Roll

COLUMBUS (April 30, 2019) – The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education is pleased to recognize and celebrate the achievements of Ohio high school students who are invested in civic learning and active in their communities. The following students were nominated by a teacher or other civic leader and have been named to the OCLRE 2019 Civics & Law Honor Roll

04/29/2019

High School Students Will “Appeal” to Judges in State Moot Court Competition  

COLUMBUS (April 25, 2019) - The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) will host its annual high school Moot Court Competition on Friday, April 26 at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center. Students will take on the role of appellate attorneys and argue both sides of an original case.

03/05/2019

Students’ Legal Battle to End at the Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS (Mar. 5, 2019) - Beginning Thurs., March 7, 2019, approximately 300 high school students representing 23 schools from across Ohio will arrive in Columbus to vie for the title of state champion of the 36th Annual Ohio Mock Trial Competition.

01/31/2019

Ohio Students Make an Impact: Putting Civic Knowledge to the Test

COLUMBUS (Jan. 31, 2019) – Nearly 200 students from across the Buckeye State are diligently studying to better understand the U.S Constitution, Ohio Constitution, and other founding documents.  They’re preparing to participate in the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution state competition at the Ohio Statehouse on February 1. 

01/31/2019

Hayes Team Wins Mock Trial

The Delaware Gazette

01/31/2019

Mock Trial Students Have Their Day in Court

This Week Community News

01/24/2019

Wheelersburg Wins Mock Trial

Portsmouth Daily News

01/22/2019

High School Students Head to Court, Tackle Timely Issue in Mock Trial Competition

COLUMBUS (Jan. 18, 2019) - More than 3,000 high school students will enter courtrooms across the state on Friday, January 18, to take part in the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education’s (OCLRE) 36th Annual Ohio Mock Trial Competition.  

02/11/2016

Teams Make a Good Case for Advancement

A police officer shoots a man who points a toy bow and arrow at him -- was the officer justified in using deadly force? That question kicked off the 2016 Ohio Mock Trial district competitions Jan. 29, during which Worthington Kilbourne and Thomas Worthington high school students argued as prosecutors or defense attorneys or served as witnesses, scoring high enough to advance to the Feb. 19 regional contests.

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