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Chinwe Ohanele
USC Gould School of Law

Chinwe Ohanele

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: April 11, 2022




Chinwe Ohanele is a content-junkie, serial entrepreneur, attorney and founder of Ohanele Law Firm. Licensed in California, New York and New Jersey, her boutique law firm supports purpose-driven creators and entrepreneurs with business and intellectual property legal services. Centering education as a core value of her firm, Ohanele hosts trainings and workshops in partnership with various organizations and also speaks at conferences and workshops about the economic and social power of creativity. Through her blog, The Content Biz, Ohanele discusses the impact content and creativity has on industry and culture. In addition to her work as an advocate, thought leader and educator, she continues to interface with legal practitioners, government agencies and institutions focused on leveraging the power of creativity for economic development in Nigeria and the continent of Africa at large.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

The Conversation
September 20, 2022
Re: Jean Lantz Reisz

Jean Reisz wrote an op-ed explaining why Ron DeSantis dropping migrants off on Martha’s Vineyard may be illegal. "Certain factors – like DeSantis’ intent and knowledge of the migrants’ immigration status – could create potential civil and criminal liability," she wrote.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Felipe Jiménez
August, 2022

"Legal Positivism for Legal Officials," Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Tribal Water Rights and Tribal Health: The Klamath Tribes and the Navajo Nation During the COVID-19 Pandemic," St. Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy (Forthcoming 2023).

Robin Craig
August, 2022

"Remembering the Ocean in Water Law," chapter for A Research Agenda for Water Law.