OU Law enrolls approximately 500 students annually in its Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs. The John B. Turner LL.M. Program attracts students worldwide wishing to specialize in the college’s core areas: energy, natural resources and Native American law. Students also have the opportunity to earn joint degrees, travel abroad and gain practical experience through numerous clinics, competitions and legal publications at OU Law. They also provide valuable legal services to the public through the OU Legal Clinic and Students for Access to Justice.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained an outstanding full-time law faculty to provide our students with an unequalled legal education experience. Combined with the numerous adjunct specialists who teach various subjects from the practitioner's point of view, we have assembled an exceptional instructional corps.
We are so appreciative of the support OU College of Law receives from donors. Their support enhances our academic and scholarship programs, allowing OU Law to provide a quality legal education at a reasonable cost.
When I meet with alumni, I am always amazed to discover how many have never made it back to Norman. While I encourage you to come tour the campus (you won’t believe the changes!), I am equally as eager to come visit you in your hometowns. I hope to see you at an upcoming alumni event.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is one of our nation’s great public law schools. Founded in 1909, OU Law provides a dynamic intellectual community dedicated to teaching, learning, research and service in the pursuit of law and justice. OU Law delivers an exemplary legal education at an accessible cost to students and is consistently recognized as a “Best Value” law school by National Jurist magazine.
Posted by: Mackenzie Dilbeck, Director of Communications
Last week, Professor Monika Ehrman visited Yale University and participated in the university’s “A Century of American Conservation” series that features a number of panels focused on celebrating the centennial of the National Parks. The series is co-hosted by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Center on Environmental Law and Policy. Prof. Ehrman served as a panelist at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies for the discussion titled “Conflict and Cooperation: Energy Development on Public Lands.”
As a longstanding leader in the field of energy law, The University of Oklahoma College of Law continues to produce top talent for the energy industry. As part of its program, OU Law hosts an annual “Meet the Energy Industry” event where its students have the opportunity to network with the very top energy attorneys and landmen in the oil and gas industry.
The event was held Wednesday at the Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) Gallery in downtown Oklahoma City.
The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) has selected Professor Owen Anderson as its 2014 Professor in Residence. He is the third professor to earn this honor. AIPN is an independent not-for-profit association supporting international energy negotiators around the world. It created the Professor in Residence appointment to encourage greater participation by Education Advisory Board (EAB) members at the Association.
Professor Anderson will act as an ambassador for AIPN and serve as a liaison between AIPN’s membership at large and the student community.
(OU Law professor Owen Anderson [second from right] accepts the University of North Dakota’s Sioux Award from UND President Dr. Robert Kelley, Dean of Arts & Sciences Dr. Debbie Storrs, Dean of School of Law Kathryn Rand, and Tim O’Keefe, CEO/Executive Vice President of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation.)
Professor Owen Anderson, the Eugene Kuntz Chair of Law in Oil, Gas and Natural Resources at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, was recently recognized as an outstanding alumni of the University of North Dakota at the school’s Homecoming.
Posted by: John Paul Albert, JD/MBA Candidate, May 2014, and Editor-in-Chief, Energy and Natural Resources Newsletter
It is no secret that OU Law has long been recognized as one of the premier law schools in the world for the study of oil and gas law. From Maurice Merrill to Eugene Kuntz to our current oil and gas law chair, Professor Owen Anderson, OU Law has been home to some of the most recognized and accomplished oil and gas legal scholars in the world. OU Law’s curriculum remains unrivaled when it comes to course offerings in energy-related fields of study, boasting an impressive nine courses specifically tailored to legal topics in the oil and gas industry.