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Akron Law students help make new NEOMED medtech competition a success

NEOvations brings together interdisciplinary teams of students from NEOMED and area universities. 

Akron Law professor to address Press Club on 100 years of press freedom

Hear how defamation, prior restraint and censorship cases brought changes in law and to the broader society, and how future litigation possibly could as well. The event is in conjunction with the celebration of the law school's Centennial.

Supreme Court of Ohio to resume Off-Site Court at The University of Akron

The Supreme Court and its seven justices will hold Off-Site Court at UA on the mornings of Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 26 and 27.

Prominent federal judge to deliver Akron Law Centennial Keynote

The Honorable Joan L. Larsen, a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, will deliver the keynote address at the 100th anniversary celebration. 

Racial Equality and the Law: Why is Race So Hard to Talk About?

Professor Brant Lee, will speak to the role of law, including the United States Constitution, in creating and maintaining racial inequality, both historically and to the present day.

U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals to hear arguments at Akron Law

Akron Law will host the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals for an oral argument at the McDowell Law Center Brennan Courtroom. There will be a question and answer session after the oral argument.

Akron Law celebrates a century of legal education and community service

Over the course of the 2021-2022 academic year, Akron Law and its alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends will celebrate the school's centennial.

Legal Q&A: What is defamation and how difficult is it to prove?

Defamation laws are designed to protect people whose careers, finances or health have been hurt, but they often intersect with the First Amendment.

Ohio Supreme Court justice admonishes 'sentencing by ambush'
Justice Michael P. Donnelly lists his concerns Akron Law Review article.