OU Law enrolls approximately 500 students annually in its Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs. The John B. Turner LL.M. Program attracts students worldwide wishing to specialize in the college’s core areas: energy, natural resources and Native American law. Students also have the opportunity to earn joint degrees, travel abroad and gain practical experience through numerous clinics, competitions and legal publications at OU Law. They also provide valuable legal services to the public through the OU Legal Clinic and Students for Access to Justice.
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.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is one of our nation’s great public law schools. Founded in 1909, OU Law provides a dynamic intellectual community dedicated to teaching, learning, research and service in the pursuit of law and justice. OU Law delivers an exemplary legal education at an accessible cost to students and is consistently recognized as a “Best Value” law school by National Jurist magazine.
The OU College of Law Master of Legal Studies in Indigenous Peoples Law is a 33 credit hour program which can be taken in 12 month attending on a full-time basis, or 21 months on a part-time basis. The suggested sequence is below:
Introduction to the American Legal System
History of Federal Indian Law & Policy
Native American Natural Resources
Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country
Religion, Culture & Indian Law
International Indigenous Peoples Law
Civil & Regulatory Law in Indian Country
Federal Indian Water Law
Indian Gaming Laws and Regulations
Capstone Research Project
Indian Child Welfare Law
33 Credit Hours
Apply now! The MLS in Indigenous Peoples Law explores legal and contractual issues facing Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples. This graduate curriculum is uniquely prepares you in the legal aspects surrounding Native American tribal government and economic work. Contact us for more information or to request a call from an MLS team member.