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Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr. Endowed Scholarship Established with $500,000 Gift

NORMAN – The Aubrey K. McClendon and Aubrey M. Kerr, Jr. families have given a gift of $500,000 to the University of Oklahoma College of Law to honor the late lawyer, businessman and politician Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr.  Beginning with the 2012-13 academic year, the Aubrey M. Kerr, Sr. Endowed Scholarship will award $25,000 annually to students with a demonstrated interest in energy and natural resources law.

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McAfee & Taft Gives $200,000 Gift For Oklahoma Law Review Symposium, New Café

NORMAN – Oklahoma-based McAfee & Taft has donated $200,000 to the University of Oklahoma College of Law to establish an endowment that will provide $10,000 in underwriting funds each year for the Oklahoma Law Review’s annual symposium. The donation also makes possible a new café on the first floor of OU Law.

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OU Law and Inter-American Court of Human Rights Officials Sign Cooperation Agreement

NORMAN – University of Oklahoma College of Law Dean Joe Harroz has signed an agreement with the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, an autonomous judicial institution of the inter-American system for the protection of human rights. Alvaro Baca, director of the International Human Rights Clinic at OU Law, led the initiative to form an agreement. OU Law is one of five law school in the nation to enter into such an arrangement.

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OU Law Graduates Achieve Highest Bar Passage Rate in Oklahoma

NORMAN – University of Oklahoma College of Law graduates taking the most recent bar exam had the highest passage rate in the state, 92 percent, according to the February 2012 Oklahoma Bar Examination Statistics released this week.

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OU Law Collaborates with Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art to Present Disney Symposium April 19

NORMAN - Combining the fields of law and business, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will host a public symposium titled “Producing Success: An Interdisciplinary Look at the Functions of an Entertainment Enterprise” 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19. The symposium explores a range of topics from copyright to fostering creativity for business as well as business goals and brand management. The symposium is a collaboration with the OU Michael F. Price College of Business and the College of Law.

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