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
Criminal Clinic student and 3L Matthew Acosta was recently involved with a project with the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office to amend the sentence of a defendant who was convicted of a felony charge right before the passage of State Questions 780 and 781.
OU Law alumni David Bernstein (’83) and Noble McIntyre (’95) are two of the three founding members of Lawyers Fighting Hunger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting hunger in Oklahoma. With the collaboration of other local organizations and lawyers across the state, Bernstein and McIntyre have organized the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers 9th Annual Day of Kindness to help Oklahomans this Thanksgiving
This Veterans Day, as we honor and remember the men and women who have selflessly served their country, we recognize members of the OU Law community who have also chosen the path of service to their country.
November 9, 2018
Rachel Egli, Communications and Events Coordinator
I had the amazing opportunity to spend my summer in New York City, interning in the Legal Division of UN Women. UN Women is the United Nations organization dedicated to the empowerment of women and gender equality.