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.
NORMAN - University of Oklahoma College of Law students, faculty and staff celebrate the opening of a new café on the first floor of the Law Center. Amicus Café officially opened Oct. 17 with a ribbon cutting event at noon. Attendees sampled new items on the café’s expanded menu. In addition, from 4 to 6 p.m., the café hosted an “Oxford-style” pub night for students and professors to enjoy the new gathering area and Oxford Summer Program participants to reunite.
OAWL Hosts Charity Auction Benefiting Women's Resource Center
NORMAN – An Oklahoma City Thunder fan pack, a free night at the Hard Rock Hotel, salon packages, area restaurant gift certificates and fun evenings out with OU College of Law professors are among the many items up for bid at a fundraising auction 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at Sooner Legends, on the corner of Lindsey Street and 24th Avenue Southwest in Norman. Hosted by OU Law’s Organization for the Advancement of Women in Law (OAWL), the event benefits the Women’s Resource Center of Norman.
Five Outstanding Lawyers to be Inducted into OU Law Hall of Fame
NORMAN – Five outstanding lawyers are being honored and inducted into the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame at a dinner scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Molly Shi Boren Ballroom in Oklahoma Memorial Union, 900 Asp Ave. The Order of the Owl pays tribute to University of Oklahoma College of Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers. Honorees are the Honorable Thomas R. Brett, James T. Comfort, William T. Comfort Jr., J. Hugh Roff Jr. and Alma Bell Wilson (in memoriam).
OU Law SBA Invites Runners, Sponsors to Race Judicata Nov. 4
NORMAN – Runners are invited to participate in Race Judicata, an annual 5K race and fundraiser sponsored by the Student Bar Association at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. The event unites OU Law students, graduates and the local community to support two programs providing free legal aid.
OU Law Ranked 15th Among 200 Law Schools Nationwide as a "Best Value" Law School
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma College of Law was ranked number 15 out of 200 law schools nationwide and given a grade of “A+” on this year’s annual National Jurist list of “Best Value” law schools. The national list ranks the top 20 law schools based on placement in legal jobs, bar passage rates and amounts of student debt, among other criteria, and provides letter grades for schools below the top 20.