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Knight Foundation Grant to Support OU Law Professor Evelyn Aswad’s Research Project on Internet Governance

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced a $50,000 investment to fund a University of Oklahoma College of Law project led by Evelyn Mary Aswad, OU law professor and Herman G. Kaiser Chair in International Law. The grant supports comparative research between the First Amendment and international human rights law’s protections for speech online.
June 29, 2020
Rebeka Morales, Event and Communications Coordinator
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Associate Dean Liesa Richter Awarded George Lynn Cross Research Professorship

Liesa Richter, associate dean for academics at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, William J. Alley Professor of Law and Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor of Law, was awarded the George Lynn Cross Research Professorship, the University’s highest research and creative activity honor, which recognizes “a faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding leadership over a period of years in his or her field of learning or creative activity.”
April 23, 2020
OU Law Professors Jonathan Forman, Mary Sue Backus, Steven Cleveland, Taiawagi Helton

OU Law Professor Jonathan Forman Named Kenneth E. McAfee Centennial Chair in Law; Professors Backus, Cleveland, Helton Receive Endowed Positions

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.
June 19, 2018
Melissa Caperton, Director of Communications


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