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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 below.

Faculty News and Activities

Liesa Richter Elected Member of The American Law Institute

Liesa Richter, William J. Alley Professor of Law, has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI). Richter joins seven other OU Law faculty members who also are members of ALI.

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Research & Expertise

Judge Haskell A. Holloman Professor of Law

The Cambridge Handbook of Surveillance Law

Associate Professor of Law

The “Article of Manufacture” in 1887

Associate Professor of Law Faculty Director, Oil & Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Center

Earthquakes in the Oilpatch: The Regulatory and Legal Issues Arising out of Oil and Gas Operation Induced Seismicity

Publication Spotlight: Drones & The Constitution

If You Fly a Drone, so Can Police

Slate's Future Tense; May 26, 2016

Drones are a hot contemporary legal topic. Stephen E. Henderson, Judge Haskell A. Holloman Professor of Law, wrote about the legality of these flying machines for Slate. From his piece:

“According to the U.S. Constitution, the more you fly your drone, the more police can fly theirs. ‘Come on,’ you might reply, ‘that hoary document’—and, yes, sorry to make you the sort who drops words like hoary—’that hoary document surely says nothing about drones.’ But in fact it does. At least it does as interpreted by the courts ... ”

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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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