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.
OU Law Hosts Consultations between U.S. Government Officials, Federally Recognized Tribes, and Members of Civil Society
Norman -- On April 24, The University of Oklahoma College of Law hosted consultations among U.S. government officials, federally recognized tribes, and members of civil society to discuss the implementation of U.S. human rights obligations and commitments.
OU Law Students Invited to Spend an Evening with the Energy Industry
Oklahoma City – As a longstanding leader in the field of energy law, The University of Oklahoma College of Law continues to produce top talent for the energy industry. As part of its program, OU Law hosts an annual “Meet the Energy Industry” event where its students have the opportunity to network with the very top energy attorneys and landmen in the oil and gas industry.
Sandra Day O’Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, 1981-2006, to Speak at The University of Oklahoma
NORMAN — The Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor, U.S. Supreme Court Justice from 1981 to 2006, will speak at a President’s Associates dinner at the University of Oklahoma on Thursday, Feb. 6. Prior to dinner, O’Connor will deliver the Henry Lecture to students at the OU College of Law.
Gift to OU Law Establishes First Native American Law Chair in the Country Held by Permanent Faculty Member
NORMAN - The University of Oklahoma College of Law has received a gift from the Chickasaw Nation to establish the Chickasaw Nation Native American Law Chair, the first endowed chair of its kind in the country.
Four Outstanding Lawyers to be Inducted into OU Law Hall of Fame
NORMAN – Four outstanding Oklahoma lawyers are being honored by the OU College of Law at a dinner scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30. The four are being inducted into the Order of the Owl Hall of Fame, which pays tribute to OU law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.