In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Ada Lois Sipuel Fisher’s admission to the OU College of Law, the college and the university’s main campus devoted the week of Sept. 23 to Fisher and other civil rights leaders, with acknowledgment of the ongoing pursuit of equality.
Dr. Karen Korematsu, daughter of Fred Korematsu and renowned civil rights activist, joined with the OU Law community Monday, Oct. 7 for a screening of the award-winning documentary "And Then They Came for Us," which details the extreme racial injustice and human rights abuses committed by the United States in incarcerating over 110,000 Japanese Americans during World War II.
October 9, 2019
Gehrig Thurston, Department of Communications and Events
OU Law Professor Jonathan Forman testified last week in Washington, D.C., before the U.S. Department of Labor’s Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans, known as the ERISA Advisory Council.
For their final semester at OU Law, 3Ls Jason Bollinger, Ryan Geary, and Adnan Qazi had the opportunity to live in Washington, D.C., and work in the Office of the Legal Adviser, Office of International Claims and Investment Disputes at the U.S. Department of State.
Professor Evelyn Aswad’s Human Rights Practicum class has spent the spring semester working on a Diplomacy Lab project for the U.S. Department of State. Diplomacy Lab is a State Department program that provides the opportunity for universities to help the department with pressing research needs on foreign affairs matters.
OU Law Professor Sarah Burstein’s article, The “Article of Manufacture” in 1887, was recently identified as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to intellectual property in a review published in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots).