About OU Law Faculty and Staff

The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained an outstanding full-time law faculty to provide our students with an unequalled legal education experience. Combined with the numerous adjunct specialists who teach various subjects from the practitioner's point of view, we have assembled an exceptional instructional corps, and these pages are here to help you learn about them. You can use the navigational menu to the left to learn more about our faculty.

The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained over 30 full-time faculty members (many with national and international reputations), as well as numerous adjunct specialists, to enrich the educational experience of its students. These educators have, collectively, been admitted to the bar associations of more than 20 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Supreme Court. Their expertise and experience covers a wide range of legal specialties, cultural backgrounds, and life experiences.

OU Law faculty members have authored or edited over 75 books, including many seminal works in various legal fields. Their scholarly articles, on a wide variety of topics (ranging from capital punishment to the emerging field of law and technology), are almost innumerable. Their publications are found in law schools and law offices throughout the United States; in fact, many of them can be found in your local law library. In addition to their scholarly works, they have been published in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, and other prominent publications.


 

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Smothermon and Means to Write National Competition Problems for ABA

The American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division administers four competitions serving over 1,300 students nationwide each year. In July, Professor Connie Smothermon was reappointed as Co-Chair of the National Competitions Committee. The committee is made up of fifteen professors from around the U.S. and four ABA staff members. The committee oversees the administration of the four ABA student competitions. Smothermon has served on this committee for eight years, with three of those as chair.

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