Facebook representatives are gathering in Norman, Oklahoma, to discuss one of the social networking giant’s most pressing issues: the creation of an independent review board to provide oversight on a variety of the company’s content decisions.
OU Law was crowned the national champion of this year’s Federal Bar Association Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition. This marks the fourth national competition championship for OU Law in the last two years, demonstrating the college’s place among the top law schools in the nation for moot court.
On Feb. 8, the Oklahoma Law Review ’s Symposium, “Lawyering in the Age of Artificial Intelligence,” brought together legal scholars from across the country to interrogate the question: in a world where increasingly robots can synthesize much of law and fact, why does civil society need lawyers at all?
The OU College of Law will honor five outstanding alumni at its annual Order of the Owl Hall of Fame Ceremony, Wednesday, Feb. 6. The Order of the Owl recognizes OU Law graduates who demonstrate leadership and service through outstanding accomplishments in their legal careers.
On June 3 and 4, OU Law hosted tribal business leaders, government officials and legal scholars from around the world for an examination of topics relevant to indigenous trade, tribal governments and international business.
I had the amazing opportunity to spend my summer in New York City, interning in the Legal Division of UN Women. UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and gender equality.
In August, eight students from the OU College of Law participated in an internship at the 96th session of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva, Switzerland.
This summer, I served as a legal intern for the International Justice Mission at one of its field offices in Chiang Mai, Thailand. IJM is a faith-based nonprofit headquartered in Washington, D.C., with 17 offices in Africa, Latin America, south Asia and southeast Asia.
This summer, four of us (Mackenzie Coplen, Julie Hunter, Brandi Keesee, and Jessica Ladd) had the amazing opportunity of interning for the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. We are all 3Ls at the...
September 11, 2017
Mackenzie Coplen, Julie Hunter, Brandi Keesee, and Jessica Ladd, 3Ls
When I told my friends, family members, and fellow classmates that I planned to spend the summer after my 1L year in Tijuana, Mexico, I was met with incredulity, wonder, and disbelief. However, as a person who has always been passionate about human rights and social justice, I knew Mexico was where I wanted to be.