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Public Interest Fellowship Funds Double with Addition of Two New Programs

NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma College of Law has doubled its funding that supports students working in public interest fellowship positions with the addition of two new fellowships, the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship and the GableGotwals Public Service Fellowship.

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Oklahoma Law Review Presents Election Law Symposium Feb. 15

 NORMAN – The Oklahoma Law Review’s annual symposium will be held Friday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Dick Bell Courtroom at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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OU Law Students Learn Professional Skills, Etiquette at Professionalism Night

OKLAHOMA CITY – On Jan. 30, the 155 members of the University of Oklahoma College of Law’s first-year class will gather with leading lawyers and recognized experts on professionalism. OU Law’s Office of Professional and Career Development (OPCD) presents Professionalism Night 5:45 to 8 p.m. at Devon Tower, in a banquet room on the 50th floor, in downtown Oklahoma City.

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Overcoming Barriers Symposium Discusses Resolving Conflict in Indian Country March 7 at OU Law

NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma American Indian Law Review, Student Bar Association, Native American Law Student Association, and Native American Studies program present the Overcoming Barriers Symposium with registration beginning at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, March 7, at the College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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Professor Lindsay Robertson's Senate Testimony Helps Shape Tribal Tax Bill

WASHINGTON D.C. - Tribal tax issues discussed by OU Law Professor Lindsay Robertson during his testimony at a May 2012 Senate Finance Committee hearing and in follow-up communications – specifically the General Welfare Exclusion, the Indian Employment Tax Credit and the provision for Accelerated Depreciation for Business Property on an Indian Reservation – helped shape sections 204 and 213 of the Baucus bill, included in the “fiscal cliff” bill passed Jan. 1, and IRS policy.

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