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April 2 Event With Assistant Legal Adviser for Human Rights and Refugees in the U.S. State Department

The Oklahoma International Law Society is hosting an event 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, April 2, with Evelyn Aswad, the Assistant Legal Adviser for Human Rights and Refugees in the U.S. State Department. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend!  The event begins in Classroom 6 at 4 p.m., and she will give a lecture on her role in Legal at the State Department.  There is a reception following the lecture in the Sneed Lounge from 5 to 6 p.m., where all attendees will get a chance to meet Evelyn Aswad and enjoy great Italian food.

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LL.M. Program Offers Quality Experience

As an Oklahoma girl, OU has always impressed some facet of my life.  As a citizen, I am proud of OU. And, as a professional, I am thankful for OU.  Lawyers are not just dedicated to their craft, they are driven by their desire to learn and apply that knowledge.  My passion has always been the law, and within that are the areas of natural resources, indigenous peoples and energy, three of the most essential aspects of mankind everywhere. 

I had always planned to advance my knowledge and, after considering other LL.M.

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Girl Power

The vans arrive near the south entrance of the law school. The doors open and a group of young girls pours out, 26 to be exact. Who are these young girls, and why are they at the law school?

For the second year in a row, the Organization for the Advancement of Women in Law (OAWL) teamed up with the Center for Children and Families, Inc. (CCFI) to host a Friday night “Girl Power” event at OU College of Law. As part of CCFI’s “Neighborhood Centers” initiative, the Girl Power program is a special group designed to help girls navigate the challenges of middle school.

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Law Week Activities Announced

The Student Bar Association is proud to present the first annual Law Week, March 26 to March 31. This week is designed to celebrate, recognize and, of course, give back to the OU College of Law community.

The week kicks off on Monday, March 26, with a cookout from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm. Faculty, staff, and students are all invited to come enjoy the beautiful March outdoor weather. The food will be traditional grilled foods – like burgers and hotdogs – and it will be free to those who attend.

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BLSA Team Places 3rd in National Competition

Congratulations to the BLSA International Negotiation Competition team for winning 3rd place in the nation at last weekend’s competition in Washington, D.C.  Team members are Valerie Fleurima and Nazareth Haysbert.

One exciting part of this competition is the time frame for preparation.  While they were given some general information beforehand, the side they were representing and the secret facts for their side were not provided until a few hours before each round. 

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