12th & High
Meet this year’s journal editors-in-chief BY MONICA DEMEGLIO
Barbara Jordan, Ohio State Law Journal,
Mallika Reddy, Ohio State Journal on
Rees Alexander, Ohio State Journal of
from New Albany, Ohio, graduated from The Ohio State University in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. She worked in leadership roles prior to law school as a roadway and traffic engineer.
Dispute Resolution, from Beachwood, Ohio, graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Spanish. In addition to furthering her leadership abilities, Reddy said she’s looking forward to working with and creating a positive, valuable experience for the journal’s staff members.
Criminal Law, from Powell, Ohio, graduated from Miami University in 2008 with a degree in psychology and English. He said Professor Joshua Dressler, the Frank R. Strong Chair in Law, influenced his interest in criminal law and his decision to join the journal.
“The best reward I look forward to gaining from this experience is knowing that I contributed to the continued success of the Ohio State Law Journal,” she said. Jordan mentioned several initiatives in store for the journal this year. Amid continuing the development of Furthermore, an online supplement to the journal launched in April, Jordan said she hopes to reach out to the journal’s alumni with writing and editing programs.
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“I view my involvement on the journal as an opportunity to contribute to a highly respected journal while continuing to work closely with faculty members,” she said.
“One great aspect about the Journal of Criminal Law is that it is a facultystudent cooperative venture,” Alexander said, adding that such faculty members are “leading minds in the field of criminal law.” He hopes to advance the journal’s online presence through its Amici blog, which provides commentary from practitioners on criminal law topics.
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