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Motion to Dismiss Takes 2nd in Intramural Basketball

Last week, the OU Law women’s intramural team, Motion to Dismiss, defeated three teams to make it to the intramural basketball championship.  On Thursday night, Motion to Dismiss played Kappa Alpha Theta sorority for the title.  It was a tight game through both sixteen-minute halves.  Theta came out on top by 2 points with a final score of 23-21.

Members of the Motion to Dismiss basketball team include: Jaklyn Garrett, Missy Harman, Ally Kucera, Brittany Mayes, Melissa Mercer, Allison Osborn, Rachel Rogers, Leah Stein, Damilola Sule, Megan Thompson and Shea Yates. 

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Lecture Focuses on Lewis, Tolkien Writings

On March 7, 2012, Dr. Carol Zaleski will present the 2012 Agnes M. and G. Herbert True Family Lecture in the Dick Bell Courtroom of the University of Oklahoma Law Center.  Beginning at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Zaleski will make a presentation titled “The Recovered Image: The Faith and Reason of C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and the Inklings.”

Dr. Zaleski is a Professor of World Religions, Smith College in Massachusetts.  Since 1989, she has been teaching philosophy of religion, comparative study of world religions, and Catholic thought at Smith College. She has a Ph.D.

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Best of Times, Worst of Times

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was a time of great joy, it was a time of disappointment, it was a time of satisfaction, it was a time of frustration. 

This adaptation of the opening lines of a Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens describes the experiences of attorneys who represent persons who have been wrongfully convicted of crimes in post-conviction proceedings. 

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Farewell to Black History Month

As we enter March, having closed out February and with it the celebration of Black History Month, I am moved to write to acknowledge the work and dedication of the University of Oklahoma College of Law students who gave of their free time to practice and perform the play “I’ll Do It.” The play, which commemorates the struggle of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher’s fight to break down segregation to enter the OU law school, was performed before two audiences.  The play was first performed on Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Oklahoma Judicial Center.  That following Sunday, on Feb.

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