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OU Law to Honor Three Outstanding Alumni at Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Ceremony

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will honor three outstanding alumni at its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Ceremony, Monday, March 6. The Order of the Owl recognizes OU Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers. This year’s honorees are: The Honorable David B. Lewis, the first African-American to serve on the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals; Judy Hamilton Morse, the first woman to act as president of a major Oklahoma law firm; and The Honorable Steven W. Taylor, retired Oklahoma Supreme Court justice and leader in the legal profession who served as presiding judge of the state trial in the Oklahoma City bombing case.

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OU Law Black Law Students Association Named Chapter of the Year

For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Chapter was named Regional Small Chapter of the Year. The award was issued at the annual Southwest Black Law Students Association (SWBLSA) Convention in January. 

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OU Law Professor Evelyn Aswad Attends White House Launch of National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law, Professor Evelyn Aswad, recently attended the White House’s launch of the U.S. government’s first ever National Action Plan (NAP) on Responsible Business Conduct (RBC). RBC is a concept that promotes positive contributions of businesses as well as emphasizes ways companies can avoid and remedy potential adverse human rights and other impacts of their operations. 

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OU College of Law to Honor Devon Energy Co-Founder with Prestigious Kuntz Award

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will honor Larry Nichols, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Devon Energy Corporation, with the Eugene Kuntz Award at the annual Eugene Kuntz Conference on Natural Resources Law and Policy Nov. 4. The award recognizes Nichols’ many contributions to the energy industry and to oil and gas law in particular.

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More Than 550 OU Law Alumni Named to 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

The University of Oklahoma College of Law had a total of 552 alumni named to the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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