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In Their Own Words - PILSA Career Fair

Students who believe public service is going to be an essential part of their legal career were right at home among the many employers at The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Public Interest Career Fair.  The Career Development Office and the Public Interest Law Student Association (PILSA) hosted the Public Interest Career Fair in the Kerr Student Lounge at OU Law. On February 25, tables of employers lined the first floor to greet law students and introduce them to their perspective organizations.

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OU Law Competition Teams Continue to Make the College of Law Proud

Another great round of competitions for OU Law!

David Postic, Ruthie Stevens, and Kendra Norman won first place at the Widener Corporate Law Moot Court competition in Delaware.  The team also brought home third best brief. After the first round, David learned he referenced a case authored by one of their judges.  This team was coached by Megan Shaner.

Lauren Mitcham and Jonathan Brewer won first place at the BLSA International Negotiation competition in Portland. 

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In Her Own Words - Taylor Crowell Discusses Her Legal Assistant Education at OU

When I was starting college, my mom would tell me once I found what I love to do, become the best I can in that field. Throughout college, I always gravitated toward legal classes. When I got my first job as a Legal Assistant a few years later, my suspicions were confirmed: I knew this was the field for me.

Deciding to enroll in the University of Oklahoma Law Legal Assistant program was an easy decision. After doing some research online, I found the program’s website and immediately turned in an application.

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OU Celebrates Diplomacy Lab Partnership with U.S. State Department

On March 10, The University of Oklahoma College of Law and College of International Studies (CIS) students and faculty gathered for a luncheon in the Bell Court Room with Dean Harroz and CIS Dean Grillot to celebrate OU’s Diplomacy Lab partnership with the State Department.  The students and faculty had participated in a pilot phase of Diplomacy Lab, which is an initiative that enables the State Department to “course-source” research and innovation related to foreign policy by harnessing the efforts of students and faculty experts at universities across the country.

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Kelbie Kennedy, Third Year Law Student, Speaks on Harvard Panel

As a third year OU Law student, Kelbie Kennedy was one of only 60 people worldwide, working with the Harvard Carr Center to create new international document to combat violence against women. In February, Harvard hosted a panel to discuss the current gaps in international law that fail to protect women from violence. Five researchers involved in the larger project were invited to present to Harvard faculty and students on the matter. Kelbie was the only law student on the panel.

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