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Oklahoma Law Review

Since 1948, the University of Oklahoma College of Law has published the Oklahoma Law Review (OLR) to serve the profession and the public with timely discussion of legal issues.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1948, the Oklahoma Law Review is published quarterly by University of Oklahoma College of Law to serve the profession and the public with timely discussions of state and federal legal issues. OLR’s editorial board and membership are composed of law students, who work in consultation with a faculty advisor. Each issue of the Review contains articles written by scholars and practitioners, as well as comments and notes authored by journal editors and members. OLR also publishes an annual symposium issue.

OU Law students gain admittance to OLR via high academic standing or by selection through an annual writing competition. First-year students are briefed on these two methods in the Legal Writing and Research class. Members develop invaluable skills in analyzing legal problems, marshaling authorities, and expressing themselves accurately and precisely. Academic credit is also earned for participation on OLR. Approximately fifty students take part in OLR each academic year.

What's New at OLR

The Winter 2022 issue of the Oklahoma Law Review, vol. 74, no. 2, was published in January and is now available in PDF format at the Current Issues page. This issue features two new articles: "Accidental Wiretaps: The Implications of False Positives by Always-Listening Devices for Privacy Law & Policy," by Lindsey Barrett & Ilaria Liccardi; and "Implied Warranties v. Express Specifications Under the Uniform Commercial Code," by David S. Coale & Michael P. Lynn.  Also included are two new student comments and one note.

Serving as Oklahoma Law Review editors for the 2021-2022 academic year are: Editor-in-Chief:  Robert L. Rembert; Managing Editor: Sarah M. Simpson (Oliver); Executive Articles Editor:  Tina Cannon; Articles Editors: Sarah B. Conley, Hilary Price, and Jake Seidel; Note & Comment Editors: Bailey Barnes, Amy Oltmanns, and Madeline M. Cook; Assistant Articles Editors: Lydia Batchelder, Blaine Brewer, Heather Crabill, Charles Johnson, and Garrett Reed; Assistant Managing Editors: Connor Andreen, Deborah Davis, Jennifer Isaacs, Kaisa Johnson, Sheldon Smith, Lauren Wilmes; Judiciary Committee: Blaine Brewer, Payton Roberts, Lauren Wilmes; Research Editor and Candidate Mentor: Payton Roberts; Symposium Editor: Rebecca Braun-Harrison; Topic Editor and Candidate Mentor: Garrett Reed; and Staff Editors: Lydia Batchelder and Price Rowe.

The previous issue of the Oklahoma Law Review, vol. 74, no. 1, is still available in PDF format at the Current Issues page. This issue features three articles from OLR's 2021 symposium, "Privacy in a Pandemic: How Employers, Insurers, and Government Actors Collect and Use Your Data." Featured are "Employees with Intellectual Disabilities During the Covid-19 Pandemic: New Directions for Disability Anti-Discrimination Law?," by Leslie P. Francis; "Becoming Visible," by Jennifer Bennett Shinall; and "A Virtuous Circle: How Health Solidarity Could Prompt Recalibration of Privacy and Improve Data and Research," by Nicolas P. Terry & Christine Coughlin.

The Oklahoma Law Review is currently reviewing articles.  See the Submissions page for details.

The Oklahoma Law Review back issue archive is in the process of being relocated. PDF copies of issues going back to vol. 34, no. 1 (1981) are now available through our Digital Commons page. Additional volumes will be added in the months ahead.

How to Contact Us

Robert Rembert, Editor-in-Chief:,  (405) 325-5192

Sarah Oliver, Managing Editor:, (405) 325-5192

Tina N. Cannon, Executive Articles Editor:, (405) 325-5192

Michael Waters, Editorial Advisor:, (405) 325-5191

OLR's regular mailing address is: Oklahoma Law Review, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK 73019

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