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Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law

Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law The Center for Democractic Governance and Rule of Law at Ohio Northern University

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Is any of our JD/LLM graduates interested? Prof. Kamatali
07/23/2020

Is any of our JD/LLM graduates interested? Prof. Kamatali

04/26/2018
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Congratulations to Amanullah Amanzai on the publication of his research for the Rule of Law Seminar in the Southern Law Journal, "Enhancing Efficiency and Effectiveness of Commercial Courts in Afghanistan." Amanullah Amanzai was part of the Legal Education Visiting Afghan Scholars LLM in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law class of 2017. His article can be found here:http://www.southernlawjournal.com/2018_1/7_SLJ_Spring%202018_Ahmadzai.pdf

ONU Law recognized as one of the ‘Best Law Schools for Practical Training’ | Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit C...
04/25/2018
ONU Law recognized as one of the ‘Best Law Schools for Practical Training’ | Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law

ONU Law recognized as one of the ‘Best Law Schools for Practical Training’ | Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law

The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law has received an A- ranking for “Best Law Schools for Practical Training” in the spring edition of PreLaw magazine, placing the college in the top third of the nation’s law schools.

Thank you to Afghanistan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib and his wife Lael for their visit to Ohio Northern University. His p...
04/13/2018

Thank you to Afghanistan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib and his wife Lael for their visit to Ohio Northern University. His presentation this evening regarding the current state of US-Afghan relations was of tremendous value to our students and the Ada community.

Professor Darlene Johnston and Mara Smith from Ohio Northern University Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law...
04/12/2018

Professor Darlene Johnston and Mara Smith from Ohio Northern University Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law will be presenting at 2:30 today during the ABA International Legal Education Committee Meeting. They will be discussing English for Specific Purposes, Cultural Challenges and Expectations within Legal LLM programs.

Come visit us at the ILSA JESSUP FAIR at the Hyatt Regency Capital Hill!
04/01/2018

Come visit us at the ILSA JESSUP FAIR at the Hyatt Regency Capital Hill!

Congratulations to Safiullah Wahdat on his Externship with Hardin County Municipal Court Judge Gregory Grimslid.
03/29/2018

Congratulations to Safiullah Wahdat on his Externship with Hardin County Municipal Court Judge Gregory Grimslid.

ONU just returned from a Trip to Asuncion Paraguay, Lima Peru, and Bogota Colombia! We had a great time!!! On April 1 we...
03/29/2018

ONU just returned from a Trip to Asuncion Paraguay, Lima Peru, and Bogota Colombia! We had a great time!!! On April 1 we will be at the Philip C Jessup International Moot Court Competition Table Fair. Please stop by and say Hello! We would love to speak with you about our programs!

Congratulations to Fardeen Salihi and Zabihullah Amanzai on their Externship at the Lima City Municipal Court. They are ...
03/26/2018

Congratulations to Fardeen Salihi and Zabihullah Amanzai on their Externship at the Lima City Municipal Court. They are pictured with Chief Prosecutor E. Richard Edy.

Congratulations to Mohammad Mamnoon on his Externship with the Columbus Clerk of Courts. Mamnoon has had the opportunity...
03/23/2018

Congratulations to Mohammad Mamnoon on his Externship with the Columbus Clerk of Courts. Mamnoon has had the opportunity to visit multiple Columbus Courtrooms and attend the court administrator course on the Development of Continuity of Operation Plans (COOP).

03/08/2018
Fulbright Academic Year 2019-2020 Applications are now open!The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 500 teachin...
03/08/2018
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program | Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright Academic Year 2019-2020 Applications are now open!
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 500 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.
https://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program

Congratulations to Negina Khalili on your Externship with Ohio House of Representatives, Representative Robert R. Cupp!
03/02/2018

Congratulations to Negina Khalili on your Externship with Ohio House of Representatives, Representative Robert R. Cupp!

Congratulations to Nargis Baran, Mohammad Mustafa Popal and Homira Zaky on your Externships at the Ohio State Bar Associ...
03/02/2018

Congratulations to Nargis Baran, Mohammad Mustafa Popal and Homira Zaky on your Externships at the Ohio State Bar Association!

03/02/2018

Next week Prof. Brian Anderson and Dean Bryan Ward will arrive in Kosovo to meet with Law Faculties and prospective applicants for our KLFID III program - which will train current and future law professors from Kosovo at the Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law in our unique Legal Pedagogy Program.

Please contact us at [email protected] for more information about this opportunity for applicants from Kosovo.

Ohio Northern University is visiting a city near you! Check out our Pre-LLM English and Legal Studies Program and our LL...
02/08/2018

Ohio Northern University is visiting a city near you! Check out our Pre-LLM English and Legal Studies Program and our LLM Program...Talk to the Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law Assistant Director! Today wrapped up our visit to Budapest - on February 8: Prague, February 9: Olomouc & Bratislava, February 12: Brno!

Pre-LLM Early Admission Deadline February 23

The Pettit College of Law will present the Kormendy Lecture, “How to Lose Constitutional Democracy – And How to Save It,...
01/18/2018

The Pettit College of Law will present the Kormendy Lecture, “How to Lose Constitutional Democracy – And How to Save It,” by Tom Ginsburg on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at 4 p.m. in Room 129 (Large Moot Courtroom). Ginsburg is the Leo Spitz professor of international law at the University of Chicago. He currently co-directs the Comparative Constitutions Project, an NSF-funded data set cataloging the world’s constitutions since 1789. Before he taught law, Ginsburg served as a legal advisor at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands, and he has consulted with numerous international development agencies and governments on legal and constitutional reform. He currently serves as senior advisor on constitution building to International IDEA.

New Year's Resolutions:1. Improved TOEFL Score2. US LLM AcceptanceLet us help you make your New Year's Resolutions a rea...
01/11/2018
Pre-LLM English & Legal Study Program

New Year's Resolutions:
1. Improved TOEFL Score
2. US LLM Acceptance
Let us help you make your New Year's Resolutions a reality!
Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law Pre LLM English & Legal Studies Program.
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Are you an international lawyer who would like an American LLM degree but are concerned about your English language ability? While American law schools accept a range TOEFL or IELTS scores depending on the school, generally the higher ranked the LLM program the higher the required score. The Pre-LLM...

Congratulations to Abdul Basir Shaikh Ahmadi on securing an Externship with Judge Stephen R. Shaw of the Third District ...
01/09/2018

Congratulations to Abdul Basir Shaikh Ahmadi on securing an Externship with Judge Stephen R. Shaw of the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima Ohio. Mr. Ahmadi is part of the Legal Education Visiting Afghan Scholars program; he will work with Judge Shaw regarding judicial decision-making and case management skills.

Happy Holidays from the Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law! Best wishes for a happy, healthy and peaceful ...
12/20/2017
Pre-Llm English & Legal Study Program

Happy Holidays from the Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law! Best wishes for a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year! We look forward to working with you in 2018 and to welcoming the new class of Pre-LLM students! Learn more here: onu.edu/prellm

Are you an international lawyer who would like an American LLM degree but are concerned about your English language ability? While American law schools accept a range TOEFL or IELTS scores depending on the school, generally the higher ranked the LLM program the higher the required score. The Pre-LLM...

Congratulations to Mohammed Almanie on his graduation from the LLM in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program! We ...
12/12/2017

Congratulations to Mohammed Almanie on his graduation from the LLM in Democratic Governance and Rule of Law program! We wish you the best of luck as you pursue your new career!

Congratulations ONU Law! One of the new programs coming to campus this fall is the Pre LLM Program.If you have a law deg...
12/01/2017
ONU Law named a "Best" Law School by The Princeton Review | Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law

Congratulations ONU Law! One of the new programs coming to campus this fall is the Pre LLM Program.

If you have a law degree and want to pursue an LL.M. at an American law school, but don't have the TOEFL score you need, check out ONU's Pre LLM program! Tell your friends!

https://law.onu.edu/news/onu_law_named_best_law_school_princeton_review

Ohio Northern University is one of the nation's most outstanding law schools, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company includes the school in the 2018 release of its annual feature, "The Best 169 Law Schools” online at https://www.princetonreview.com/best-law-schools.

11/08/2017

We are excited to announce the launch of a new program!!!

Ohio Northern University’s Pre-LLM English & Legal Study program is a 9-month Pre-LLM certificate program for international lawyers who want to improve their academic English skills before beginning an LLM program at an American university.

Applications are now being accepted!!!! Questions? Call 1-419-772-2699 or email: [email protected]

During fall break the ONU LLM Afghan students traveled to Washington DC to attend professional develop meetings. They me...
10/17/2017

During fall break the ONU LLM Afghan students traveled to Washington DC to attend professional develop meetings. They met with officials from their Embassy, the US State Department and various international agencies and non-governmental organizations. Students exchanged ideas and concerns about the progress of democratic governance and rule of law in Afghanistan.

Three of our LEVAS students have secured externships for the spring term with the Ohio State Bar Association located in ...
02/25/2017

Three of our LEVAS students have secured externships for the spring term with the Ohio State Bar Association located in Columbus, Ohio. We are excited to present this opportunity for students to learn and share their experiences as lawyers in Afghanistan.

[email protected] students from Afghanistan are joining us today to learn more about the OSBA

07/27/2016
Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law | Ohio Northern University

ATTENTION: Due to limited TOEFL test availability in Kabul, the Center will accept TOEFL scores that are still valid on September 1, 2016 for applicants of the 2017 LEVAS Program. Your score must be reported directly from the testing institution to Ohio Northern University (ONU). Ohio Northern’s institution code for TOEFL test reporting is: 1591. Please visit our website for more information at www.onu.edu/ruleoflaw.

The center was created in early 2014 to create a space in the academic community for the development and promulgation of ideas in the field of Democratic Governance and Rule of Law. ONU is already the home of the only LL.M. program in this field, and is leveraging its investment and expertise with t...

On July 18th and July 19th students of the LEVAS Program participated in the 2016 Afghan Legal Scholar Moot Court Compet...
07/21/2016

On July 18th and July 19th students of the LEVAS Program participated in the 2016 Afghan Legal Scholar Moot Court Competition. After three exciting rounds of exceptional arguments, one student earned the title of Champion! Congratulations and a job well done to all of our competitors!

06/01/2016
Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law | Ohio Northern University

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Afghan LL.M. Program at Ohio Northern University. This fully funded program offers 6 months of extensive English language instruction as well as 9 months of targeted LL.M. instruction in democratic governance and rule of law issues. For more information about the program visit www.onu.edu/ruleoflaw

The center was created in early 2014 to create a space in the academic community for the development and promulgation of ideas in the field of Democratic Governance and Rule of Law. ONU is already the home of the only LL.M. program in this field, and is leveraging its investment and expertise with t...

On April 5, 2016 students of the LEVAS Program visited the Ohio Supreme Court in Columbus to observe oral arguments. Aft...
04/07/2016
Afghan Legal, Court Officials Visit Ohio Supreme Court

On April 5, 2016 students of the LEVAS Program visited the Ohio Supreme Court in Columbus to observe oral arguments. Afterward, Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor met with students for a question and answer session.

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor posed with nine lawyers and one judge from Afghanistan who are enrolled in a Master of Laws degree program at Ohio Northern University. The group observed Supreme Court oral arguments and then participated a Q&A session with the Chief Justice afterwa…

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The center was created in early 2014 to create a space in the academic community for the development and promulgation of ideas in the field of Democratic Governance and Rule of Law. ONU is already the home of the only LL.M. program in this field, and is leveraging its investment and expertise with the center. Not just a research institution, the center and its people are engaged directly in rule of law development projects around the world.

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