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
OAWL is launching a new Sisters In Law mentoring program to pair women law students with practicing women attorneys. The program is designed to help women law students become successful legal professionals, specifically, to help them navigate the unique challenges particular to women attorneys.
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 .
Stan Evans, Assistant Dean and former Dean of Students at OU Law, was honored with the Rita Washington Lifetime Service Achievement Award at the 2019 Juneteenth Music and Arts Festival in Oklahoma City.
On June 3 and 4, OU Law hosted tribal business leaders, government officials and legal scholars from around the world for an examination of topics relevant to indigenous trade, tribal governments and international business.
A team from Facebook visited OU Law last week 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.