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LGBTA Students Perform Reading of Prop 8 Play April 21

On behalf of the LGBTA (formerly United Students), I would like to invite you a reading of Dustin Lance Black's play "8," a dramatization of the Prop 8 trial in California on April 21.  Click here to view an invitation with more information about the reading.

Several students and I went to a professional staging of the play in Oklahoma City in the fall, and the students decided to bring the play here. 

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OU Law Student to be Published in Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal

Please join me in congratulating Chris Frantze whose article, “Recovery Under a Title Insurance Policy in a Falling Real Estate Market,” will be published in the Fall issue of the American Bar Association’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal.

The RPTE Journal has been one of the top 25 journals cited by courts and is edited by the University of South Carolina Law School.  The Journal generally publishes only one student paper per year.

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SBA Offers Week of Fun Festivities

The Student Bar Association has planned a week of fun-filled, flashback-themed events for OU Law students. Click here to see what they have planned for today! (Link opens in new window)

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Event Shines Light on Global Female Empowerment and Human Trafficking April 9-12

The University of Oklahoma’s world-renowned publication, World Literature Today, will host the "Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture" April 9-12, 2013. The Puterbaugh Festival is part of a forty-year tradition through which World Literature Today brings world-class writers (often future Nobel Prize winners) to the OU campus.

This year’s festival will highlight the utility of art in empowering women and promoting social justice.  The event will feature two keynote addresses, a photography exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr.

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OU Legal Clinic Hosts Fashion Show April 5 for S-CAP

“Everyone has a past. We all want a future,” said Maria Harris, a participant in Cleveland County’s Second Chance Access Pilot program (S-CAP). OU Legal Clinic student Katie Wilder interviewed Harris and described her as an “outgoing, positive, cheerful” person who is “serious about helping the world embrace the positive.”

S-CAP was started by the Cleveland County Sherriff’s office to combat the rising number of female incarcerations. It is a navigational service for non-violent women offenders. S-CAP is the only program of its kind in Oklahoma.

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