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Crimprof Multipedia Grows in Popularity Among Professors

The Crimprof Multipedia, an online publication of multimedia teaching materials for criminal law and procedure professors created and run by Professors Stephen Henderson and Joseph Thai, has a user base that has surpassed 300 professors worldwide. 

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Sovereignty and Identity Symposium March 1 at OU College of Law

On March 1, Jefferson Keel, president of the National Congress of American Indians and Lieutenant Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, will speak to a group of faculty, students, and special guests at an invite-only dinner celebrating the 2012 Sovereignty & Identity Symposium. Lt. Governor Keel will deliver thoughts from the State of Indian Nations address he gave following President Obama’s State of the Union address in January.

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Clinic students gain global experiences in Zambia, Argentina

As member countries of the United Nations, Argentina and Zambia are required to submit reports to the U.N. Human Rights Council on the status of human rights provided to their indigenous populations. Two groups of OU Law students in the International Human Rights Clinic traveled to these countries in January 2012 to investigate their human rights protections. The students met with native peoples, government representatives and others to research how each country’s indigenous communities can be helped.

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OU Law places third in ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge

Congratulations to our National Tax Challenge Team:  Jessica S. Cory and Brandee R. Raney.  They placed third in the American Bar Association Section of Taxation’s 11th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge.  An alternative to traditional moot court competitions, this national competition asks two-person teams of students to solve a cutting-edge and complex business problem that might arise in everyday tax practice.

Teams were initially evaluated on two criteria:  a memorandum to a senior partner and a letter to the client explaining the result. 

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Our Path to Studying Abroad in Switzerland

Our decision to study abroad in Luzern, Switzerland, began with roasted marshmallows– like so many big life decisions do.  Josh, my husband who is now a 3L, met Jennifer, a law student from the University of Luzern, in one of his classes at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  Jennifer was visiting OU Law for the fall semester, around the same time we were beginning to think about studying abroad. 

We invited her over for a traditional American dinner and were captivated by her descriptions of Switzerland. 

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