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.
In honor of Veterans Day, students at the OU College of Law will provide free legal assistance to veterans at a pop-up clinic, which will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Judge Jequita Napoli’s courtroom in the Cleveland County Courthouse.
The OU College of Law, a national leader in modern legal education, is excited to announce that it is joining the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC) along with over 120 major law firms, corporate legal departments, software companies and universities.
The OU College of Law will honor two of its alumni, Richard K. Books and Richard A. Grimes, with the Eugene Kuntz Award at the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Reception on Nov. 1. The award recognizes their many contributions to the energy industry and to oil and gas law in particular.
Civil liberties expert Rachel Levinson-Waldman will present “Could Your Instagram Feed Land You in Jail? How the Police Use Social Media for Surveillance and Monitoring – and Who the Prime Targets Are” at the 2018 Henry Lecture Series, set for noon Monday, Oct. 15, in the Kerr Student Lounge at the OU College of Law.
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.
I have never eaten a spicier meal than the hot pot I had with new friends from other law schools in Indiana and Peru after we explored the Summer Palace in Beijing. We put strips of raw chicken, beef, pork, tripe, and vegetables into the boiling pot of broth our waitress set at the table, cooking them quickly before dipping them in a delicious sauce.