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OU Celebrates Diplomacy Lab Partnership with U.S. State Department

On March 10, The University of Oklahoma College of Law and College of International Studies (CIS) students and faculty gathered for a luncheon in the Bell Court Room with Dean Harroz and CIS Dean Grillot to celebrate OU’s Diplomacy Lab partnership with the State Department.  The students and faculty had participated in a pilot phase of Diplomacy Lab, which is an initiative that enables the State Department to “course-source” research and innovation related to foreign policy by harnessing the efforts of students and faculty experts at universities across the country.

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White House Announcement Notes OU Law to Host Consultations on National Action Plan

In September President Barak Obama announced plans to develop a National Action Plan to promote responsible business conduct abroad, consistent with UN and other international guidelines on business and human rights.   The White House recently announced several organizations would be hosting consultations to seek contributions from U.S. business and civil society about what the National Action Plan should contain.  The OU College of Law was noted as one of the hosts for these consultations in 2015.

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Oklahoma Law Review Symposium 2014

Each fall the Oklahoma Law Review and the College of Law host an academic symposium on a current issue in the legal field. The topic of this year's symposium is Congress's plenary power to enact immigration policy that conflicts with certain constitutional protections. This public event will feature six legal scholars from around the country in the Dick Bell Courtroom at 9:30am on Friday, November 14.

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Hartzog Conger Cason & Neville Hosts 1L Class at Downtown OKC Firm

Less than a month after starting classes, first-year students at the University of Oklahoma College of Law were able to participate in a networking event at the downtown law offices of Hartzog Conger Cason & Neville.

For two hours, students were able to visit with the practicing attorneys and staff, learning about the firm’s practice areas and clients. The lawyers explained their specific legal career paths and offered tips to law students desiring to practice in a similar setting.

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SELS Students Learn from Sports Agent Alumna

Sports agent and OU Law alumna Kelli Masters ('99) spoke to students in the Sports Entertainment Law Society (SELS) today.

Masters, who also was the featured twirler for the Sooners and earned her Bachelor's degree in Journalism from OU, is now a registered sports agent. She serves as President of Kelli Masters Management, and is Of Counsel with the law firm of Fellers, Snider, Blankenship, Bailey & Tippens, P.C.

Among the experiences she shared with students was what it was like to have one of her clients become a first-round draft pick in the National Football League.

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