The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law, Evelyn Aswad, recently received the World Experiences Foundation’s 2017 Global Citizen in Law and Politics Award at the foundation’s annual gala.
Liesa Richter, William J. Alley Professor of Law, has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). The new class includes 58 members who bring a wide range of perspectives and areas of expertise...
This month, the University of Oklahoma College of Law celebrated the Class of 2017’s graduation, marking the first year an OU Law class collectively completed the school’s Digital Initiative programming, and making the college the first law school in the nation to do so.
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.”
Every year in springtime, lawyers, legal professionals, and technology wonks make their annual pilgrimage to ABA TECHSHOW. As a leader in modern law school education, the OU College of Law is well-represented at this year’s conference.
During the last week of winter break, five OU law students – 3Ls Julie Hunter, Tara Jorden , Cara Miller and Paige Green and 2L Aiza Skelton – were on their way to Montevideo, Uruguay, with Alvaro Baca, OU Law professor and director of OU Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, to study the indigenous people and learn about the struggles and issues that they face.
This semester, the OU College of Law is piloting a small business legal clinic at the OU Innovation Hub, where law students will have the opportunity to advise entrepreneurs in the early stages of commercializing innovative technologies and businesses.
This week, 36 OU Law students participated in the Calvert Moot Court Competition. Competitors included 2L and 3L students who researched a case currently before the Supreme Court ( Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado ) and presented oral arguments before tournament judges.
Recent alumni of OU College of Law international law courses Rebeca West (OU ’16), Katherine Trent (OCU ’16), and current OU J.D./MBA candidate Dan Sloat successfully initiated the creation of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s new International Law Section.