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2016 Eugene Kuntz Conference

The University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Energy and Natural Resources Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association hosted the 2016 Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law & Policy at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, on November 4. The conference attracted nearly 600 attendees and is one of the largest oil and gas law conferences in the country.

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Top NATO Lawyer Speaks at OU Law

The Oklahoma International Law Society and Professor Aswad hosted the top lawyer at NATO, Steven Hill, at the OU College of Law today.  During a talk attended by over a hundred students, he discussed challenging international legal issues involving how NATO addresses cyber challenges, the fight against ISIS, and operations in Libya.  Following his talk, students met informally with him in the Sneed Lounge for a reception in his honor.  Professor Aswad remarked, "We have been delighted to host a series of high level speakers on cutting edge international law issues this semester.

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Students Chosen as Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section's Outstanding Law Students

Last week, OU Law 3Ls Natalie Gilbert and Maggie Logan were chosen as the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section’s outstanding law students. They are pictured here with Professor Spector.

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Jenny Puckett and Hanna Roberts Win Annual Calvert Moot Court Competition

This week, 42 OU Law students participated in the Calvert Moot Court Competition. Competitors included 2L and 3L students who researched a case currently before the Supreme Court (Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley) and presented oral arguments before tournament judges. The case concerns a church-operated school that was denied a recycled rubber playground surface from a state non-profit program.

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OU Law Prof. Evelyn Aswad Speaks at Stanford and an International Conference in Costa Rica

Professor Evelyn Aswad recently spoke about a human rights framework that Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Companies can use to protect freedom of expression in their operations during a conference hosted by Stanford University School of Law. In addition, last week she spoke at the annual meeting of the Freedom Online Coalition in San Jose, Costa Rica about a regional online speech code and her concerns about its risks to freedom of expression. The Coalition is a partnership of thirty governments that seek to protect fundamental freedoms online.

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