The OU College of Law will honor two of its alumni, Richard K. Books and Richard A. Grimes, with the Eugene Kuntz Award at the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Reception on Nov. 1. The award recognizes their many contributions to the energy industry and to oil and gas law in particular.
The OU College of Law, a national leader in modern legal education, is excited to announce that it is joining the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) along with over 120 major law firms, corporate legal departments, software companies and universities.
Civil liberties expert Rachel Levinson-Waldman will present “Could Your Instagram Feed Land You in Jail? How the Police Use Social Media for Surveillance and Monitoring – and Who the Prime Targets Are” at the 2018 Henry Lecture Series, set for noon Monday, Oct. 15, in the Kerr Student Lounge at the OU College of Law.
The OU Board of Regents today officially confirmed the selection of Prof. Jonathan Forman as Kenneth E. McAfee Centennial Chair in Law at OU Law. The Regents also approved three endowed positions for professors Mary Sue Backus, Steven Cleveland and Taiawagi Helton.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law finished its competition season with three national championships in 2018, solidifying OU Law as one of the top law schools in the nation for competitions and moot court.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is excited to announce an expansion in its legal education offerings. Building off the success of the college’s on-campus Master of Laws degrees specializing in Energy and Natural Resources and Indigenous Peoples Law, OU Law in August will launch fully online versions of the same specialized programs.
On June 3 and 4, OU Law hosted tribal business leaders, government officials and legal scholars from around the world for an examination of topics relevant to indigenous trade, tribal governments and international business.
In his new book, Foreclosed: Mortgage Servicing and the Hidden Architecture of Homeownership in America, Professor Chris Odinet provides a revealing look at the 2008 housing crash and its aftermath – including an analysis of abuses that continue to be inflicted upon homeowners as well as possible solutions.
At the upcoming Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, OU Law’s Order of the Coif chapter will induct two new honorary members: 2017 honorary member Dara Kathryn Wanzer and 2018 honorary member John Wesley Raley III.