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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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OU College of Law Dedicates Inasmuch Foundation Collaborative Learning Center

On Sept. 26, the University of Oklahoma College of Law hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony dedicating the new Inasmuch Foundation Collaborative Learning Center, housed in the school’s law library. The cutting-edge space is named in recognition of Inasmuch Foundation’s generous $1.5 million gift to create the center.

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OU Law Announces New Energy Law Professor

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the hire of Kristen van de Biezenbos as associate professor of law. She assumes teaching responsibilities in the college’s strategic areas of energy and oil and gas law this fall.

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