Mark A. Godsey, professor of law and faculty director of the Lois and Richard Rothensal Institute for Justice/Ohio Innocence Project at the University of Cincinnati, will discuss Issues in Wrongful Convictions at 11 a.m. today at Ohio Northern University s moot court room in the Pettit College of Law. Sponsored by the Criminal Law Society, the event is free and open to the public.
The 3rd District Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in a criminal case and a civil case at 10 a.m. tomorrow at ONU s moot court room in the Pettit College of Law. At the conclusion of the cases, the three-judge panel will take questions from the audience.
Doug Toering, a business litigator and founding partner of Grassi & Toering, PLC in Troy, Mich., will speak on Legal Aid or Billable Hours: How is a Young Associate to Decide at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at ONU s moot court room in the Pettit College of Law. Sponsored by the Christian Legal Society, the event is free and open to the public.
Four speakers will be at Bluffton University this week to share their experiences in Iraq and knowledge about the war. Toledo anti-war activist Mike Ferner and Robert Alt, a fellow in legal and international affairs at Ashland University, will speak at 7 p.m. today in Yoder Recital Hall. At 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sam Park, a Bluffton graduate who served one year in Iraq, will speak in Stutzman Lecture Hall. Art Gish, a member of Christian Peacemaker Teams who recently spent time in Iraq, will speak at 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Stutzman Lecture Hall.
Wallace J. Gingerich, associate dean and professor of social work at Case Western Reserve University, will speak on Co-creating a Climate for Transformative Change at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Bluffton University s Founders Hall. His lecture, which is free and open to the public, is part of Bluffton s annual Carl Smucker Distinguished Lecture Series.
Lima City Schools Superintendent Karel Oxley will speak about the rewards of teaching in an urban school environment at 7 p.m. tomorrow in Stutzman Lecture Hall at Bluffton University. The event is free and open to the public.
Bluffton University will host its annual Community Enrichment Day, a special visitation day for high school students of color, on Wednesday. The day will include a campus tour, information on admissions and financial aid, and a panel discussion made up of professional people of color. Contact the multicultural affairs office at Bluffton for more information.
The 26th annual Bowling Green State University Summer Job Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in Bowen-Thompson Student Union at the BGSU campus.
A town hall meeting on accountability will be held at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Bowling Green, the event is free and open to the public.
The Wood County Committee on Aging and Bridge Home Health and Hospice are sponsoring a four-hour workshop on writing personal legacy stories for loved ones beginning at 1 p.m. Friday at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 North Main St. Contact the committee on aging to register.
Horizon Youth Theatre will hold auditions for Little Women: The Early Years from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Wood County District Public Library. The cast includes roles for eight women and five men between the ages of 8 and 18. The play will be staged at the Pemberville Opera House April 27-29.
Mark Anderson, manager of psychiatric therapeutic services at St. Charles Mercy Hospital, will discuss Surviving the Toxic Family at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Mark s Lutheran Church, 315 South College Dr. The fifth in a six-week series on recovery-related issues in mental health and addictions, the free workshop if sponsored by Mercy Health Partners of Northwest Ohio, Children s Resource Center, and Person-to-Person Resources.
The Advisory Board of the Ability Center of Defiance will meet at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow at the center s location at 1935 East Second St.
The 45th annual American Business Women s Association s Millstream Chapter Antique Show will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Old Barn Auction, a mile west of I-75 on westbound U.S. 224.
Tran Le Hoa Tranh, a scholar-in-residence from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities Ho Chi Minh City, will speak on Vietnamese Culture and Her Destiny in Globalization Era at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Pfeiffer Lecture Hall as part of the University of Findlay s Vietnam on Campus series. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Zoning to support agriculture will be the focus of an Ohio State University roundtable series at the OSU Extension Office in Hancock County, 7868 County Road 140, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. Reservations are required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Findlay will host a student panel discussion on diversity at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Grimm Theatre in the Egner Center for Performing Arts. Students will talk about how diversity has affected their learning experiences at UF and how they feel it has affected society.
A free event titled Genealogy and the Internet Class will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Hayes Museum at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.
Lucas and Wood County commissioners will co-host a regional legislative briefing with state representatives and senators from throughout northwest Ohio at 11:30 a.m. today at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike.
Dan Wilkins, a member of the board of trustees for the Ability Center of Greater Toledo, will give a 60-minute disability awareness lecture at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Center for Fine and Performing Arts Mainstage Theatre on the Owens Community College s Toledo-area campus on Oregon road.
Thomas Newcomb, assistant professor of criminal justice and security studies at Tiffin University, will discuss Pitfalls in the Current U.S. Counterterrorism Policy at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, 25877 Scheider Rd.
Owens Community College will host its Health Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday in Owens Student Health and Activities Center on the college s Toledo-area campus on Oregon Road.
Bob Whitlatch, magistrate for Allen County Juvenile Court and local historian, will present and discuss printed marketing materials from Allen County politics over the last 50 years at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Allen County Museum, 620 West Market St. It is free and open to the public.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft will offer a one-day Ohio boating education course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Gander Mountain, 1320 Holland-Sylvania Rd.
Jeff Barton of Miracle League of Northwest Ohio will discuss the nonprofit group during the Rotary Club of Toledo weekly luncheon meeting regularly scheduled at noon today in Zenobia Shrine, 1511 Madison Ave.
Judge Arlene Singer of the Ohio 6th District Court of Appeals will speak during the Lucas County Bar Association luncheon from 12:30 to 1 p.m. today in Georgio s Cafe International, 426 North Superior St. Luncheon begins at noon. Price is $10.
Attorney Eddie M. Cole will provide free legal advice at Warren AME Church, 915 Collingwood Blvd., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tomorrow as part of the Law Tuesday Program through the Toledo Bar Association and its pro bono program.
John Walthall, the commissioner of the city of Toledo s Department of Public Utilities division of water treatment, will speak at the American Legion Toledo Post 335 s weekly luncheon at noon Friday. His topic will be Toledo Waterworks, a Class Act for the Region. The luncheon will be held in the Toledo Club, Madison Avenue and 14th Street.
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