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OU Law Prof. Stephen Henderson Speaks at Georgetown Law

Last week, Prof. Stephen Henderson spoke on a panel at Georgetown Law for the school’s American Criminal Law Review 2017 Symposium. The symposium’s theme was “Katz at 50: The Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age” marking the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Katz v. United States, which introduced the notion of a “reasonable expectation of privacy” as the standard for defining searches under the Fourth Amendment. 

In addition to Prof. Henderson, 15 other practitioners, scholars, and policymakers from agencies such as the U.S.

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International Business and Human Rights Expert Speaks at College of Law

The Oklahoma International Law Society and Professor Evelyn Aswad recently hosted Michael Samway, a former vice president and deputy general counsel at Yahoo! who also led the international legal team and founded Yahoo!’s Business & Human Rights Program. He spoke to more than 50 OILS members about his firsthand experience involving the evolution of business, human rights, and the internet. Mr.

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OU Order of the Coif Inducts Stan Evans as Honorary Member

As part of the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, the OU College of Law’s Order of the Coif chapter traditionally inducts a new honorary member. Last night, the chapter inducted Stan Evans as its 2017 Honorary Member.

Stan Evans became Dean of Students at OU Law in 2003. His appointment was unprecedented as he had just been a law student the year before. He was also the first African-American to serve in a Dean position at any Oklahoma law school.

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College of Law Hosts Judges for Black History Month

Last month, OU Law's Black Law Student Assocation (BLSA) invited a pair of Oklahoma judges to discuss their thoughts on Black History Month. On Thursday, February 23, Judge David Lewis of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals came and engaged in great discussion with students. The next day, Judge Bernard Jones of the Western District of Oklahoma did the same. 

"I consider both of these judges mentors, but also good friends," said BLSA President Stan West.

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OILS Hosts Mixer for International Students

Last week, the Oklahoma International Law Society (OILS) hosted a mixer for international students and their law student mentors. The international students were from Nigeria, Cameroon, Pakistan, China, the UK, and France. The main purpose of this event, and events similar to this hosted by OILS, is to provide international students with an opportunity to meet those outside of their classes and promote the cultural exchanges in our law school.

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