A University of Oklahoma College of Law student, Aaron L. Fournier, is the recipient of a 2017 Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship assigned to the Bureau of Indian Affairs within the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Two University of Oklahoma College of Law professors were recognized at the university’s “A Tribute to the Faculty” this week. Professors Mary Sue Backus and Lindsay Robertson both received Regents’ Awards at the annual event.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law will host the first Oil and Gas, Naural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) Symposium Friday, April 7. This year’s theme is “The Future of Oil and Gas Law and Policy.”
The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law, Professor Evelyn Aswad, recently attended the White House’s launch of the U.S. government’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC).
The University of Oklahoma College of Law hosted the annual Oklahoma Law Review Symposium Friday, Nov. 11. This year’s theme was “Confronting New Market Realities: Implications for Stockholder Rights to Vote, Sell, and Sue.”
The University of Oklahoma College of Law will honor Larry Nichols, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Devon Energy Corporation, with the Eugene Kuntz Award at the annual Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy Nov. 4.
On June 3 and 4, OU Law hosted tribal business leaders, government officials and legal scholars from around the world for an examination of topics relevant to indigenous trade, tribal governments and international business.
I did not have a cookie cutter journey to my decision to apply to the OU Law Center’s Legal Assistant Education Program or my career as a paralegal. As an undergrad, I planned to take the LSAT and enter law school immediately after graduation.
August 15, 2018
Bre Little, Legal Assistant Education Program Graduate
I have never eaten a spicier meal than the hot pot I had with new friends from other law schools in Indiana and Peru after we explored the Summer Palace in Beijing. We put strips of raw chicken, beef, pork, tripe, and vegetables into the boiling pot of broth our waitress set at the table, cooking them quickly before dipping them in a delicious sauce.
In June, OU Law honored Sharon J. Daniels (’77) as the inaugural recipient of the Owen L. Anderson Distinguished ONE Award in honor of the magnitude of her impact on the oil and gas and resources community.
“The Right to Counsel in Criminal Cases: Still a National Crisis?,” an article co-authored by OU Law Professor Mary Sue Backus and William and Mary Law School Professor Paul Marcus, is slated for fall publication in Volume 86 of the George Washington Law Review .
OU Law Professor Jonathan Forman testified last week in Washington, D.C., before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, known as the ERISA Advisory Council.