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.
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.
Prof. Chris Odinet, together with three other nationally recognized legal scholars, has co-authored one of the leading casebooks on property law used in American legal education, American Property Law .
In his new book, Foreclosed: Mortgage Servicing and the Hidden Architecture of Homeownership in America, Professor Chris Odinet provides a revealing look at the 2008 housing crash and its aftermath – including an analysis of abuses that continue to be inflicted upon homeowners as well as possible solutions.
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit recently cited OU Law Professor Steven Gensler’s Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules and Commentary (2018 edition) in an opinion involving a missing painting.
“The Right to Counsel in Criminal Cases: Still a National Crisis?,” an article co-authored by OU Law Professor Mary Sue Backus and William and Mary Law School Professor Paul Marcus, is slated for fall publication in Volume 86 of the George Washington Law Review .
Monika Ehrman, Associate Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Oil & Gas, Natural Resources, and Energy Center, is an active scholar at OU Law. Professor Ehrman recently answered a few questions about scholarship in her area.