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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.