Press Releases

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.

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OU Law Student Named Area Representative for National Native American Law Student Association

NORMAN - University of Oklahoma College of Law student Roy B. Brown has been elected Area 3 Representative for the National Native American Law Student Association. Currently a second-year law student with an interest in Indian and public interest law, Brown is Northern Arapaho from the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.

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Associate Dean Michael Scaperlanda Named Director of Legal Assistant Education Department

NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma Law Center recently named Associate Dean and Professor Michael Scaperlanda as director of the Legal Assistant Education department. Founded in 1968, the department leads OU Law Center’s paralegal course offerings and certificate program.

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OU Law Center Offers Paralegal Orientation Aug. 18

NORMAN – Those interested in a paralegal career are invited to a free orientation seminar sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Department of Legal Assistant Education 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the OU Law Center, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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Professors Owen Anderson and Taiawagi Helton Receive OU Faculty Awards

NORMAN – University of Oklahoma College of Law Professors Owen Anderson and Taiawagi Helton were recognized at the Faculty Tribute, a university-wide faculty awards ceremony, on April 5. Anderson was named a George Lynn Cross Research Professor, the highest research honor that a faculty member may receive from OU. Helton received the Regents’ Award for Superior Teaching.

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