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Scholarship and Research

The OU College of Law is committed to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Whether through traditional text, interviews, online outlets, or pro bono service, find here respected scholars who engage – and indeed, often lead – national and international discussion of the critical issues of our time. Our professors approach instruction innovatively, with a constant eye toward encouraging student understanding and proficiency on both pragmatic and theoretical fronts. We serve local and global communities with passion, experience, and care. Inside and out of the classroom, OU Law aims to inspire. We prepare our students for success.

Our faculty members have ranging interests and expertise. Learn more about them and their scholarship here.

In The News

Prof. Stephen Henderson Quoted by Bloomberg Law

Professor Stephen Henderson is quoted in this Bloomberg Law article about Kansas v. Glover, a Fourth Amendment case being argued at the Supreme Court.

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In The News

Prof. Roger Michalski Quoted by The Washington Post

Professor Roger Michalski, who has extensively researched the national prescription opiate litigation, was interviewed by The Washington Post about the issue and the questions that remain.

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Faculty Scholarship

Federal Circuit Cites Prof. Sarah Burstein’s Article

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cited OU Law Professor Sarah Burstein’s article, “The Patented Design” (83 Tenn. L. Rev. 161, 212 (2015)), in a design patent infringement decision.

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Professional Service

Prof. Odinet Appointed to Uniform Law Commission

Professor Chris Odinet has been appointed to a four-year term as one of Oklahoma’s eight delegates to the Uniform Law Commission.

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Legal Engagement

Facebook Cites OU Law in Report Summarizing Global Reactions to Content Oversight Board

Facebook has released a report with appendices that summarizes six months of global outreach on its plan to create a content Oversight Board. OU Law’s Center for International Business & Human Rights, which participated in the consultation process by hosting a roundtable and a public town hall meeting with Facebook executives and by submitting written comments, was cited in the report and appendix. IBHRC Director Prof. Evelyn Aswad was cited in the report seven times.

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Recent Research and Expertise

Associate Professor of Law

The Clash of Procedural Values

Associate Professor of Law

Food, Fracking, and Folly

Faculty Publications

Explore OU Law’s Digital Commons for the latest – and archived – articles, books, and other publications by our faculty.

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