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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.

In The News

Prof. Lindsay Robertson featured in the NY Times

Professor Lindsay Robertson is featured in The New York Times to discuss the ruling of landmark Supreme Court Case, McGirt v. Oklahoma

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In The News

Prof. Joseph Thai Authored an Op-Ed in The Oklahoman

Professor Joseph Thai authored an op-ed on his Tenth Circuit appeal invalidating an OKC ban on panhandlers, political candidates, protestors, and others exercising free speech on street medians.

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Faculty Scholarship

Prof. Tovino's JAMA study on grateful patient fundraising featured in the NY Times

Professor Tovino's co-authored study on grateful patient fundraising was recently released by the The Journal of the American Medical Association and featured in the New York Times.

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Professional Service

Prof. Aswad Appointed to Oversight Board

Professor Evelyn Aswad has been appointed to to the newly created Oversight Board, which will review certain content decisions by Facebook and Instagram. 

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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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Recent Research and Expertise

Gene and Elaine Edwards Family Chair in Law President's Associates Presidential Professor

Better By The Dozen

Associate Professor of Law

The Clash of Procedural Values

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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