OU Law enrolls approximately 500 students annually in its Juris Doctor (JD) and Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree programs. The John B. Turner LL.M. Program attracts students worldwide wishing to specialize in the college’s core areas: energy, natural resources and Native American law. Students also have the opportunity to earn joint degrees, travel abroad and gain practical experience through numerous clinics, competitions and legal publications at OU Law. They also provide valuable legal services to the public through the OU Legal Clinic and Students for Access to Justice.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law has retained an outstanding full-time law faculty to provide our students with an unequalled legal education experience. Combined with the numerous adjunct specialists who teach various subjects from the practitioner's point of view, we have assembled an exceptional instructional corps.
We are so appreciative of the support OU College of Law receives from donors. Their support enhances our academic and scholarship programs, allowing OU Law to provide a quality legal education at a reasonable cost.
When I meet with alumni, I am always amazed to discover how many have never made it back to Norman. While I encourage you to come tour the campus (you won’t believe the changes!), I am equally as eager to come visit you in your hometowns. I hope to see you at an upcoming alumni event.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is one of our nation’s great public law schools. Founded in 1909, OU Law provides a dynamic intellectual community dedicated to teaching, learning, research and service in the pursuit of law and justice. OU Law delivers an exemplary legal education at an accessible cost to students and is consistently recognized as a “Best Value” law school by National Jurist magazine.
Last night, the University of Oklahoma College of Law honored three distinguished alumni at its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame ceremony. The Order of the Owl recognizes OU Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.
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.
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.
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.
Oklahoma Law Review Symposium Confronts New Market Realities for Stockholders
The University of Oklahoma College of Law hosted the annual Oklahoma Law Review Symposium Friday, Nov. 11. This year’s theme was “Confronting New Market Realities: Implications for Stockholder Rights to Vote, Sell, and Sue.”