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.
Every year in springtime, lawyers, legal professionals, and technology wonks make their annual pilgrimage to ABA TECHSHOW. As a leader in modern law school education, the OU College of Law is well-represented at this year’s conference.
I did not have a cookie cutter journey to my decision to apply to the OU Law Center’s Legal Assistant Education Program or my career as a paralegal. As an undergrad, I planned to take the LSAT and enter law school immediately after graduation.
August 15, 2018
Bre Little, Legal Assistant Education Program Graduate
I have never eaten a spicier meal than the hot pot I had with new friends from other law schools in Indiana and Peru after we explored the Summer Palace in Beijing. We put strips of raw chicken, beef, pork, tripe, and vegetables into the boiling pot of broth our waitress set at the table, cooking them quickly before dipping them in a delicious sauce.
In June, OU Law honored Sharon J. Daniels (’77) as the inaugural recipient of the Owen L. Anderson Distinguished ONE Award in honor of the magnitude of her impact on the oil and gas and resources community.
“The Right to Counsel in Criminal Cases: Still a National Crisis?,” an article co-authored by OU Law Professor Mary Sue Backus and William and Mary Law School Professor Paul Marcus, is slated for fall publication in Volume 86 of the George Washington Law Review .
OU Law Professor Jonathan Forman testified last week in Washington, D.C., before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, known as the ERISA Advisory Council.