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OU Law 3L Alyssa Bickford Wins National Award

Rising 3L Alyssa Bickford recently won a national award for the best student paper on international law and art. The competition was sponsored by Case Western’s School of Law and open to students throughout the country. Her paper discussed the conflicts that arise between families who have lost their paintings to Nazi looting and the museums who receive the paintings as donations. Alyssa’s award-winning paper focused on ways forward in such complex international disputes.

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OU Law BLSA Named Small Chapter of the Year

Pictured above are OU Law BLSA members Marcelo Pendleton-Moreno, Stan West, and Desiree Singer.

OU Law's Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Chapter won both the Regional and National Small Chapter of the Year Award for the 2015-2016 school year. To be eligible for the Small Chapter Award, a chapter must be less than 20 paid members. 

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In His Own Words: Cale Padgett's Internship with the University of Miami

Last summer I had the opportunity to intern with one of the nation’s premier athletic institutions, the University of Miami. Naturally, because I want to work in collegiate athletics and am choosing a much different path from most of those in law school, it was a bit of a process to find a summer internship. But thanks to help from the Office of Career Development, I was able to speak with some people that worked in the industry and solidify this was the path I wanted to take.

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In His Own Words -- Jan Khan's LLM Experience

Blessed is the term I would choose when describing the education I received from The University of Oklahoma College of Law.  As a Fulbright Scholar, I was able to pursue my Masters of Law in Energy and Natural Resources from the College of Law.  While working for the national oil company of Pakistan, I was well aware of the programs being offered in energy law by OU Law.  I had high expectations of this program however, I can say my experience far exceeded my expectations.  

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In His Own Words - Blake Jackson's Trip to Asuncion, Paraguay with the International Human Rights Clinic

Before the start of each semester, students enrolled in the International Human Rights Clinic travel to select foreign countries to make preliminary observations and visit with government officials and stakeholders about issues impacting the nation’s indigenous populations. Throughout the subsequent semester, students combine the experiences from their travels with international law research to draft a “shadow report,” which is submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Their research and conclusions are also presented before a university audience.

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