The OU Board of Regents today officially confirmed the selection of Prof. Jonathan Forman as Kenneth E. McAfee Centennial Chair in Law at OU Law. The Regents also approved three endowed positions for professors Mary Sue Backus, Steven Cleveland and Taiawagi Helton.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law finished its competition season with three national championships in 2018, solidifying OU Law as one of the top law schools in the nation for competitions and moot court.
The University of Oklahoma College of Law is excited to announce an expansion in its legal education offerings. Building off the success of the college’s on-campus Master of Laws degrees specializing in Energy and Natural Resources and Indigenous Peoples Law, OU Law in August will launch fully online versions of the same specialized programs.
Author and attorney Margo Nash, whose book maintains that the murder conviction of a 15-year-old resulted in a miscarriage of justice, will speak at a public lecture set for noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Kerr Student Lounge at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.
Frederick H. Miller, professor emeritus at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, is this year’s recipient of the lifetime achievement award from the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers.
Every year in springtime, lawyers, legal professionals, and technology wonks make their annual pilgrimage to ABA TECHSHOW. As a leader in modern law school education, the OU College of Law is well-represented at this year’s conference.
During the last week of winter break, five OU law students – 3Ls Julie Hunter, Tara Jorden , Cara Miller and Paige Green and 2L Aiza Skelton – were on their way to Montevideo, Uruguay, with Alvaro Baca, OU Law professor and director of OU Law’s International Human Rights Clinic, to study the indigenous people and learn about the struggles and issues that they face.
As member countries of the United Nations, Argentina and Zambia are required to submit reports to the U.N. Human Rights Council on the status of human rights provided to their indigenous populations...