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 Honors Chief Justice Colbert and Judge Lewis April 18
OKLAHOMA CITY – University of Oklahoma College of Law alumni, faculty and students will gather at a luncheon 11:30 a.m. April 18 at Devon Tower to honor Chief Justice Tom Colbert and Judge David Lewis, two OU Law alumni who have made history through their judicial service on Oklahoma’s highest courts.
OU Law Establishes International Human Rights Internship with UPR in Switzerland
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) have collaborated to establish a new internship opportunity in the field of international human rights at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
OU Law Rises 14 Places in US News “Best Law Schools” Ranking
NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma College of Law jumped 14 places in US News & World Report’s 2014 list of “Best Law Schools,” ranked as the 68th best law school in the country in this year’s survey.
Author and UCLA Professor Eugene Volokh Speaking March 8 on Foreign Law, Religious Law, US Legal System
NORMAN – Author and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Professor Eugene Volokh will be the featured speaker in the 2013 Henry Lecture Series Friday, March 8, at the University College of Law. Volokh will speak to students on “Foreign Law, Religious Law, and the American Legal System” in the Kerr Student Lounge on the first floor of the law school, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.
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.