Press Releases

OU Law Student Recipient of 2017 Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship

A University of Oklahoma College of Law student, Aaron L. Fournier, is the recipient of a 2017 Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship assigned to the Bureau of Indian Affairs within the U.S. Department of the Interior. A member of the Chickasaw Nation and a native Oklahoman, Fournier works for his tribe at the South Central Climate Science Center on the University Research Campus. He is one of 12 American Indian and Alaska Native college, graduate and law students accepted into the program nationally.

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OU College of Law Professors Backus and Robertson Receive University Awards

Two University of Oklahoma College of Law professors were recognized at the university’s “A Tribute to the Faculty” this week. Professors Mary Sue Backus and Lindsay Robertson both received Regents’ Awards at the annual event.

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OU Law to Host Inaugural ONE J Symposium

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will host the first Oil and Gas, Naural Resources, and Energy Journal (ONE J) Symposium Friday, April 7. This year’s theme is “The Future of Oil and Gas Law and Policy.”

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American Indian Law Review Symposium to Center on Environmental Issues

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will host the American Indian Law Review’s annual Indigenous Peoples, Law, and Power Symposium Friday, March 24. This year’s theme is “Oil and Water.” The Symposium is co-sponsored in partnership with the University of Oklahoma’s College of Arts and Sciences’ Native American Studies Department. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Dick Bell Courtroom in Andrew M. Coats Hall.

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OU Law Announces M.L.S. Program in Healthcare Law

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the launch of a Master of Legal Studies (M.L.S.) degree in Healthcare Law. The program, which is designed mainly for non-lawyers, will enroll its first students in fall 2017.  The degree is delivered primarily online and provides masters level knowledge on the legal and regulatory issues unique to healthcare.  

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