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Alumnus and Famed Lawyer John Raley Visits OU Law

OU Law alumnus and Houston attorney John Raley ('84) returned to the College of Law and spoke on his successful pro bono case that resulted in the exoneration of Michael Morton, an innocent man who spent 25 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.

In 1987, Morton was wrongfully convicted of the murder of his wife. With new and extensive DNA testing, Raley convinced a Texas court of Morton’s innocence. The pro bono case lasted seven years.

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OU Law Students Use Virtual Reality to Deepen Human Rights Understanding

As the semester came to a close, students in Professor Evelyn Aswad’s Human Rights Law class gathered in the OU Law Library and took turns before and after her class viewing a virtual reality film titled Clouds Over Sidra. This film is about day to day life in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

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2016 Eugene Kuntz Conference

The University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Energy and Natural Resources Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association hosted the 2016 Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law & Policy at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, on November 4. The conference attracted nearly 600 attendees and is one of the largest oil and gas law conferences in the country.

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Top NATO Lawyer Speaks at OU Law

The Oklahoma International Law Society and Professor Aswad hosted the top lawyer at NATO, Steven Hill, at the OU College of Law today.  During a talk attended by over a hundred students, he discussed challenging international legal issues involving how NATO addresses cyber challenges, the fight against ISIS, and operations in Libya.  Following his talk, students met informally with him in the Sneed Lounge for a reception in his honor.  Professor Aswad remarked, "We have been delighted to host a series of high level speakers on cutting edge international law issues this semester.

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Students Chosen as Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section's Outstanding Law Students

Last week, OU Law 3Ls Natalie Gilbert and Maggie Logan were chosen as the Oklahoma Bar Association Family Law Section’s outstanding law students. They are pictured here with Professor Spector.

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