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LL.M. Grad Published in Oil, Gas and Energy Law Journal

Ensieh Mohajeri, a 2012 graduate of the John B. Turner LL.M. program at OU Law, has been published in the international online journal, Oil, Gas and Energy Law Journal. Click here to read her article, titled "Overview of Political and Regulatory Risks in International Energy Investment." (Link opens in a new window.)

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In Recognition of Col. Frank Stone

After reading the current issue of Sooner Lawyer magazine and the feature on military service, I was moved to write the College and share about Col./Dr. Frank Stone -- a significant OU Law alum who served in the JAG, and one who should not be overlooked.

Our class of ’63 is having its 50th year reunion this year.  Without bragging too much, it is an accomplished class claiming a law school dean, Andrew Coats; a library honoree, Don Pray; a US District Court Judge featured in a John Grisham book, the Hon.

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OU Alumni in D.C. Series: Tiffany Drake

Tiffany Drake (’11) of Arlington, Texas, works as a patent examiner for the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. Working in a fast-paced environment, her job consists essentially of analyzing patent applications for their patentability by searching for prior art that would anticipate the claimed inventions, conducting attorney and inventor interviews, and writing office actions in response to the applications.  

“With regards to examination, I was surprised to find out how much research and consideration are required in very short amounts of time,” Drake explained.

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OU Alumni in D.C. Series: Cleta Deatherage Mitchell

Cleta Deatherage Mitchell (’75) has lived in Washington, D.C., for more than 20 years. Born in northeast Oklahoma City in 1950, Mitchell graduated from Classen High School before attending OU as an undergraduate and a law student.  

While at OU, Mitchell worked for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment and consequently, interacted with many members of the Oklahoma Legislature. A long-held interest in politics blossomed as she spent hours at the Capitol watching, listening and talking with legislators.

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OU Alumni in D.C. Series: Glenn Carter

Robert “Glenn” Carter (’11) of Norman, Oklahoma, landed a job as an advising attorney at the Social Security Administration Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. Working in the Office of Appellate Operations, Carter was told he was chosen for the position based upon his mock and moot court experience.  

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