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Jenny Puckett and Hanna Roberts Win Annual Calvert Moot Court Competition

This week, 42 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 (Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Pauley) and presented oral arguments before tournament judges. The case concerns a church-operated school that was denied a recycled rubber playground surface from a state non-profit program.

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OU Law Prof. Evelyn Aswad Speaks at Stanford and an International Conference in Costa Rica

Professor Evelyn Aswad recently spoke about a human rights framework that Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Companies can use to protect freedom of expression in their operations during a conference hosted by Stanford University School of Law. In addition, last week she spoke at the annual meeting of the Freedom Online Coalition in San Jose, Costa Rica about a regional online speech code and her concerns about its risks to freedom of expression. The Coalition is a partnership of thirty governments that seek to protect fundamental freedoms online.

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OU Law Prof. Steven Gensler Speaks at UF College of Law

Last week, D. & W. DeVier Pierson Professor of Law Steven S. Gensler visited the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he was the Fall 2016 Distinguished E-Discovery Speaker. Prof. Gensler’s talk was titled “How E-Discovery Brought All Discover Back to Its Senses.” 

The E-Discovery Speaker Series at the Levin College of Law is one element of the college’s E-Discovery Project.

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OU Law Professors Promote International Engagement at Governor's Mansion

Last week, OU Law Professors Evelyn Aswad and Lindsay Robertson attended the 2016 Consular Summit Luncheon hosted by Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin. Consuls General from Germany, Spain, Panama, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan were in attendance along with Oklahoma government officials from the Governor’s cabinet, officials in the state legislature, and tribal governments as well as business leaders and academics.

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OU Law Prof. Monika Ehrman Sits on Yale Panel

Last week, Professor Monika Ehrman visited Yale University and participated in the university’s “A Century of American Conservation” series that features a number of panels focused on celebrating the centennial of the National Parks. The series is co-hosted by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Center on Environmental Law and Policy. Prof. Ehrman served as a panelist at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies for the discussion titled “Conflict and Cooperation: Energy Development on Public Lands.”

To watch a recording of Prof.

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