Press Releases

Chief Counsel of Brennan Center for Justice Featured Speaker for April 6 Henry Lecture

NORMAN – The chief counsel of the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law will be the featured speaker in the 2012 Henry Lecture Series on Friday, April 6, at the University College of Law. Frederick A. O. Schwarz, Jr., will speak to students at noon on “Why Citizen Access to Government Information is an Essential Element of Democracy and Liberty” in the Kerr Student Lounge on the first floor of the OU law school, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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City Councilman Joel Burns Discusses Gay Tolerance, Equality Issues April 5

NORMAN – Fort Worth City Councilman Joel Burns will speak about bullying, teen suicide and about his experience being an openly gay elected official at 6:30 p.m. April 5 in the Dick Bell Courtroom at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.  Burns’ presentation is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

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Federal Judge Jerome Holmes to Discuss Public Service March 27

NORMAN – Federal Judge Jerome Holmes with the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will discuss public service as part of the Student Bar Association’s Leadership Series noon Tuesday, March 27, in Classroom 2 at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road in Norman.

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OU Law Places Third in ABA Section of Taxation Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Bar Association Section of Taxation has announced the winners of the 11th Annual Law Student Tax Challenge, a contest designed to give students an opportunity to research, write about and present their analyses of a real-life tax planning problem. The competition is open to both J.D. and LL.M. students.

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Enrollment Opens for Summer Paralegal Course

NORMAN – The University of Oklahoma Department of Legal Assistant Education at the OU Law Center is enrolling students now through May 11 for their summer paralegal course, which begins in June.

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