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C. Antoinette "Toni" Clarke

Professor of Law
Tilton Hall #179
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Toni Clarke joined the ONU Law faculty in 2000. Previously, she was a tenured professor at the William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a litigation associate at the law firm Baker & Hostetler in Cleveland, Ohio.

J.D., University of Toledo College of Law, Order of the Coif
B.S., Rochester Institution of Technology
Bar Admissions: 

Ohio (inactive)

Teaching Interests: 

Domestic Relations
Juvenile Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure – Pretrial
Media and Entertainment Law

Faculty Activities
In Progress: 
Out of the Mouths of Babes: Miranda and the Interrogation of Juveniles
Bridging The Gap: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Juvenile Justice Policy, 56 DePaul L. Rev.927 (Spring 2007)
The Baby and the Bathwater: Adolescent Offending and Punitive Juvenile Justice Reform, 53 U. Kan. L. Rev. 659 (April 2005).
Juvenile Justice in The Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood in History and society, Macmillan Reference USA (2003)(co-authored with Victor L. Streib)
*An author-edited version of this article was printed in The Writ, ONU’s Law Alumni journal, Fall 2001.
Law and Order on the Court: The Application of Criminal Liability to Intentional Fouls During Sporting Events, 32 Ariz. St. L.J.1149 (Winter, 2000)

Say It Loud: Indirect Speech and Racial Equality in the Interrogation Room, 21 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 813 (1999).

FINS, PINS, CHIPS & CHINS: A Reasoned Approach to the Problem of Drug Use During Pregnancy, 29:2 Seton Hall L. Rev. 634 (1998).

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Michigan Social Worker Liability for Child Abuse Investigations After Achterhof v. Selvaggio, 22:2 U. Tol. L. Rev. 344 (1991).

Pipeline to Prison: Zero Tolerance and Juvenile Justice in Ohio Schools, ACLU annual conference (July 2010)
Panelist, Ohio Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Incarceration, ACLU annual conference (July 2010)
(De)Criminalizing Kids, Keynote speech at annual dinner and year-end meeting, Toledo chapter, ACLU. (June 2010)
Let’s Talk About Sex(ting), presented at Reynoldsburg High School (April 2010)
Let’s Talk About Sex(ting), ACLU Brown Bag Lunch, Cleveland, OH (August 2009)
Word! Students’ Free Speech Rights in Cyberspace, ACLU Brown Bag Lunch, Cleveland, OH (August 2008)
Current Developments in Constitutional Law: Michigan v. Hudson (presented ast Ohio Northern University, Faculty Panel Discussion, November 2006)
Bridging The Gap: A Model for the Application of Child Development Findings to Juvenile Justice (presented at the American Civil Liberties Union Summer Luncheon Series, Cleveland, Ohio, July 2006)
Bridging The Gap: A Model for the Application of Child Development Findings to Juvenile Justice (presented at the DePaul Law School Law Review Symposium, March 2006).
We Are the Gatekeepers (presented at the Juvenile Defenders Leadership Summit conference in Dayton, Ohio, April 2004)
Unreasonable searches and seizures: Whether Fourth Amendment rights should be circumvented on the basis of national security (debate of the provisions of the 2001USA PATRIOTS Act presented at the Black Law Students Association Diversity Forum, Ohio Northern University, February, 2002)
The Biology of Juvenile Violence (presented at the Law & Society Annual Meeting in Budapest, Hungary, July 2001).  
Gender Equality in Police Interrogation (presented at the Legal Association of Women’s First Annual Women’s Week, Ohio Northern University, November 2001)