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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.”

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OU Law Prof. Stephen Henderson Testifies on Drone Usage at Oklahoma State Senate

OU Law Prof. Stephen Henderson testified before the Oklahoma State Senate's Public Safety Committee this week on the use of drones. The committee is investigating a possible state policy on drone usage and the implications for constitutional rights. To read more about Prof. Henderson's testimony and the Oklahoma Senate's study, click here. Photo courtesy of McCarville Report. 

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OU Law 2L Abby Meaders Works on Human Rights Issues at U.S. State Department

I was honored to serve as an intern for the United States Department of State this past summer in Washington, D.C. in the Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs (MLGA). MLGA is an office within the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, which acts as one of the main intermediaries between the U.S. Government and the United Nations (UN), and works on global democracy issues in internet freedom and business and human rights.

My first week in D.C.

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Senior State Department Official Speaks at OU Law

On Friday, September 16, the Oklahoma International Law Society (OILS) and Professor Evelyn Aswad hosted Robert Harris, the director of the Legal Office for East Asia and Pacific Affairs at the U.S. State Department. At noon, he spoke to more than 100 students and faculty on international law aspects of the ongoing dispute about the South China Sea. 

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OILS Launches Fall International Law Week

On Monday, September 12, the Oklahoma International Law Society (OILS) hosted a luncheon for its members to kick off Fall International Law Week. The luncheon focused on a panel discussion regarding international law and affairs internship opportunities, and provided advice for students on how to apply for internships in this sector.

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