Press Releases

OU Law Announces MLS in Oil, Gas and Energy Law

The University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce the launch of a Master of Legal Studies (MLS) degree in Oil, Gas and Energy Law. The program, which is designed for non-lawyers, will enroll its first students in fall 2016.


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OU Law Professor Evelyn Aswad Receives David L. Boren Award for Outstanding Global Engagement

Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma, Evelyn Aswad, received OU’s 2016 David L. Boren Award for Oustanding Global Engagement at the university’s annual “A Tribute to the Faculty.” The award was established to recognize faculty who have exhibited outstanding commitment to and support for the university’s international mission.

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American Indian Law Review Symposium Spotlights Indian Child Welfare Act

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will host the American Indian Law Review’s annual Indigenous Peoples, Law, and Power Symposium Friday, April 15.

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OU Law Black Law Students Association Named Chapter of the Year

In a record year, the University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) won both the regional and the national Chapter of the Year Award for 2015-2016 among small chapters. The awards were presented by the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA). This year marks the group’s fourth consecutive win for Regional Small Chapter of the Year.

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OU Law to Host "Making a Murderer" Defense Attorney

The University of Oklahoma College of Law will welcome famed criminal defense attorney Dean A. Strang for a Q&A discussion Monday, April 4. Strang is best known for his role as defense attorney for Steven Avery in the Netflix original series “Making a Murderer.” The discussion is slated for noon in the OU College of Law’s Dick Bell Courtroom.

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