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OU Law Professors Present at National Legal Writing Institute

This week, OU College of Law Legal Research and Writing professors Gail Mullins, Erin Means, Daniel Nicholson and Connie Smothermon presented at the National Legal Writing Institute’s 17th Biennial Conference in Portland, Oregon. The conference theme, “Thriving in a Time of Change,” centered on approaches to legal writing and research that answer the call for innovation and change in legal education today. 

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Professor Aswad Participates in International Affairs Discussions

OU College of Law Professor Evelyn Aswad recently participated in a series of international law and affairs discussions in Washington, D.C. She participated in the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law, which is composed of former legal advisers to various U.S. Secretaries of State as well as leading international law professors and practitioners.

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In His Own Words: Jason Hubbert's Externship with the U.S. State Department

Spending a semester in Washington D.C. as a full-time, State Department legal extern is one of the highlights of my time at OU Law. I spent the fall of my 3L year in a fourteen-week externship in the Office of Private International Law (L-PIL) in the Office of the Legal Adviser in the State Department. My assignments there were substantive and varied; I was able to further develop core legal skills; the people I met and contacts I made will be invaluable for my future; and I will remember the autumn I spent in the district the rest of my life.                          

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Alumna Represents OU Law at State Department Diplomacy Lab Fair

OU College of Law alumna Veronica Jacob ('15) represented the University of Oklahoma, along with members of the College of Journalism, at the State Department’s first annual Diplomacy Lab Fair and Wonk Tank competition earlier this month. Diplomacy Lab is a State Department program in which students and faculty answer questions posed by Department officials and brief them throughout the semester. More information can be found here

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OILS Hosts International Law Week

This year, the Oklahoma International Law Society (OILS) hosted its first ever International Law Week. Throughout the week, OILS hosted various events to promote awareness of international law issues at the College of Law. The week kicked off with an International Lunch Buffet in the Sneed Lounge. OILS members brought dishes from various countries around the world, from Lebanon to West Guinea to Japan to Iran. The next event took place off campus.

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