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: Ann Marie Sallusti, Breanne Sigler, and Callie Marso, JD Candidates in 2015
The Oxford Summer Program is a once in a lifetime chance to live, travel, and learn abroad. You won’t have another chance in your life to study abroad with your friends, classmates, and professors. The program allowed us to experience an Oxford education while still having the freedom to travel on long weekends.
During the program, we were able to get to know the professors and their spouses outside of the classroom. For example, we had a whiskey tasting with Professor Anderson where he shared his knowledge of whiskey and Scottish culture.
The Oxford Summer Program is a unique experience that allows law students from the University of Oklahoma and around the country to study in the oldest university in the world, Oxford University. The university is like no other, due to the vast campuses of the colleges that have been educating students for nearly 800 years. Through this program, the students canvas the haunts of C.S. Lewis, J.R. Tolkien, Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Author Joseph Heller, and many other prominent world influencers.
Posted by: Evelyn Holzer, Director of Public Affairs
During the first week of the second semester, OU Law students gathered with faculty and staff at Amicus Café for a fun evening fashioned after the Oxford Summer Program’s pub nights. The event, co-hosted by the Student Services Office and the Oxford Summer Program, provided a great opportunity for students to celebrate the new semester and catch up after the holiday break.
I just returned from Oxford, and I can’t stop thinking about it. It was by far one of the best summers of my life.
I was drawn to the program because I had heard from many students who had gone previously say it was one of their favorite law school experiences. I have met people who graduated from OU 20 years ago who went to Oxford and still talk about how much they loved it. I knew I had to go.
I think one of the best things about Oxford is the sense of community.
Oxford is a fairytale dream come true. I slept in a castle, saw the wedding dress of a princess-to-be, and, frequently, ate dinner with a knight. It was a bit of an adjustment returning to the "simple life" in Norman.
This summer was the University of Oklahoma College of Law's 37th trip to Oxford University in Oxford, England.