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OU Law Hosts International Trade and Investment Guest Speaker

The Business Law Society, the Oklahoma International Law Society, and Professor Evelyn Aswad recently hosted Jennifer Springer, the director of International Trade and Foreign Investment at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, to speak at the College of Law. Ms. Springer manages the trade and foreign direct investment branches of the Global Services division at the Oklahoma Department of Commerce as well as overseeing the three trade offices located worldwide.

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OU Law Alumnus Patrick Wyrick Named to Oklahoma Supreme Court

OU College of Law alumnus, Patrick Wyrick ('07) was named to the Oklahoma Supreme Court by Governor Mary Fallin. Wyrick will replace OU Law alumnus, Justice Steven W. Taylor ('74) who retired from the bench in December 2016. 

Wyrick has served in the Oklahoma Attorney General's office as Solicitor General since 2011. He joins two other OU College of Law alumni on the Oklahoma Supreme Court: Justice Tom Colbert ('83) and Justice Noma Gurich ('78).

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Robertson selected as American Bar Foundation Fellow

Professor Lindsay Robertson was elected by the board of the American Bar Foundation to membership in The Fellows, an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars. The group supports the research of the American Bar Foundation and sponsors seminars and events relevant to the legal profession. Membership is limited to 1 percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. 

Congratulations, Prof. Robertson!

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Alumnus and Famed Lawyer John Raley Visits OU Law

OU Law alumnus and Houston attorney John Raley ('84) returned to the College of Law and spoke on his successful pro bono case that resulted in the exoneration of Michael Morton, an innocent man who spent 25 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.

In 1987, Morton was wrongfully convicted of the murder of his wife. With new and extensive DNA testing, Raley convinced a Texas court of Morton’s innocence. The pro bono case lasted seven years.

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OU Law Students Use Virtual Reality to Deepen Human Rights Understanding

As the semester came to a close, students in Professor Evelyn Aswad’s Human Rights Law class gathered in the OU Law Library and took turns before and after her class viewing a virtual reality film titled Clouds Over Sidra. This film is about day to day life in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

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