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In His Own Words -- Ahren Kenwood's Japanese Internship

As a second year law student, I have been given the opportunity to work in Sapporo, Japan this summer.

I will be interning at the Hokkaido University Center for Ainu and Indigenous working with Dr. Teruki Tsunemoto and his colleague, Prof. Ken-ichi Ochiai.  As part of the internship, I will be doing translation, basic research and promotion of Ainu heritage and culture.  I also am currently writing an article on progressing Ainu rights within international human rights law, and I hope to have that piece published in a law review at a later date.  

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In His Own Words -- J.D. Wiese's LL.M. Experience

Choosing The University of Oklahoma College of Law for my exchange year and staying to earn an LL.M. were both life-changing decisions. From the moment I sent the application in 2012 until graduating in 2014, OU Law surpassed every expectation. The College of Law LL.M. program provided me with the knowledge necessary to take and pass the bar exam along with the skills necessary to face various legal challenges after graduation

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In His Own Words - Blake Jackson's Trip to Asuncion, Paraguay with the International Human Rights Clinic

Before the start of each semester, students enrolled in the International Human Rights Clinic travel to select foreign countries to make preliminary observations and visit with government officials and stakeholders about issues impacting the nation’s indigenous populations. Throughout the subsequent semester, students combine the experiences from their travels with international law research to draft a “shadow report,” which is submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Their research and conclusions are also presented before a university audience.

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In His Own Words -- Jan Khan's LLM Experience

Blessed is the term I would choose when describing the education I received from The University of Oklahoma College of Law.  As a Fulbright Scholar, I was able to pursue my Masters of Law in Energy and Natural Resources from the College of Law.  While working for the national oil company of Pakistan, I was well aware of the programs being offered in energy law by OU Law.  I had high expectations of this program however, I can say my experience far exceeded my expectations.  

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In Their Own Words - PILSA Career Fair

Students who believe public service is going to be an essential part of their legal career were right at home among the many employers at The University of Oklahoma College of Law’s Public Interest Career Fair.  The Career Development Office and the Public Interest Law Student Association (PILSA) hosted the Public Interest Career Fair in the Kerr Student Lounge at OU Law. On February 25, tables of employers lined the first floor to greet law students and introduce them to their perspective organizations.

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