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This event will be rescheduled for Fall 2019.
Canceled for Thursday, March 14 due to flight issues.
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, guest speaker, presenting "Migrating to Prison: Immigration in the Age of Mass Incarceration"
Wednesday, March 27 @ 6 p.m.
Women's Law Caucus is hosting this special event at the Allen Chapman Student Union.
Last year's award recipient was Lorena Rivas (JD '12) for her work in human rights and the empowerment of women.
Friday, April 26 from noon - 1 p.m.
Mbilike Mwafulirwa (LFM '10, JD '12) is guest speaker presenting a lecture on a recently published article. The CLE is free and open to the public.
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The University of Tulsa College of Law welcomed 20 students from Union, Central and Booker T. Washington high schools on Feb. 22 for the annual Judge Chappelle (JD '80) Minority Law Awareness Day. These young visitors met with law students and professors, learned more about applying to college, experienced a mock trial and interacted with members of the Tulsa law community.
For justice-involved people, it can prove extraordinarily challenging to reintegrate into society – in particular, to find employment and housing – because they face not only social prejudice but also significant legal and policy hurdles. As part of their participation with the Lobeck Taylor Community Advocacy Clinic at The University of Tulsa College of Law, Kate Forest, Kelsey Harrison and Emily Turner conducted a study examining the barriers to employment for such individuals. Their report – Increasing Job Opportunities, Improving the Economy, Investing in Oklahoma – was commissioned by Workforce Tulsa and released in Tulsa on February 25, 2019.
Project Commutation relied on the involvement and cooperation of a number of people and organizations. These included the Oklahoma Department of Corrections (DOC), the Tulsa County Public Defenders Office and Family & Children’s Services. One of the most crucial groups was eight University of Tulsa College of Law students enrolled in the juris doctor program.