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Scholarship and Research

The OU College of Law is committed to excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. Whether through traditional text, interviews, online outlets, or pro bono service, find here respected scholars who engage – and indeed, often lead – national and international discussion of the critical issues of our time. Our professors approach instruction innovatively, with a constant eye toward encouraging student understanding and proficiency on both pragmatic and theoretical fronts. We serve local and global communities with passion, experience, and care. Inside and out of the classroom, OU Law aims to inspire. We prepare our students for success.

Our faculty members have ranging interests and expertise. Learn more about them and their scholarship here and below.

Legal Engagement

Facebook Cites OU Law in Report Summarizing Global Reactions to Content Oversight Board

Facebook has released a report with appendices that summarizes six months of global outreach on its plan to create a content Oversight Board. OU Law’s Center for International Business & Human Rights, which participated in the consultation process by hosting a roundtable and a public town hall meeting with Facebook executives and by submitting written comments, was cited in the report and appendix. IBHRC Director Prof. Evelyn Aswad was cited in the report seven times.

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Faculty Scholarship

Assoc. Dean Shaner Summarizes Recent Article for Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog

Megan Wischmeier Shaner, Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, provided a summary of her recent law review article for Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog.

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In The News

Prof. Kit Johnson Addresses the Debate over Repealing Section 1325

Writing for The Conversation, Professor Kit Johnson addresses some of the current political disagreement over repealing Section 1325 of U.S. immigration law.

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Faculty Scholarship

Prof. Odinet Co-Authors Casebook on American Property Law

Professor 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.

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Recent Research and Expertise

Associate Professor of Law

The Clash of Procedural Values

Associate Professor of Law

Food, Fracking, and Folly

Faculty Publications

Explore OU Law’s Digital Commons for the latest – and archived – articles, books, and other publications by our faculty.

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