Spring 2018

College of Law News

TU Law selected as Best Value Law School

TU Law has earned the designation as a Best Value Law School from preLaw Magazine and has recently achieved its highest employment results ever with 91.9 percent of 2017 graduates in full-time, long-term Bar License-required and J.D. Advantage positions 10 months after graduation.

Rising scholars published in prestigious law journals

TU Law faculty affect the student experience through their classrooms and clinics, as well as through publishing scholarly articles, papers and opinions.
Associate Clinical Professor of Law Anna E. Carpenter’s article, “Active Judging and Access to Justice,” is forthcoming in the Notre Dame Law Review. “Measuring Clinics” is forthcoming in the Tulane Law Review (with Colleen F. Shanahan, Alyx Mark, and Jeff Selbin).

Associate Professor of Law Matt Lamkin’s article, “Medical Regulation as Social Control,” was published in the BYU Law Review (2016). He has coauthored a series of articles with philosopher Carl Elliott at the University of Minnesota, including “Avoiding Exploitation in Phase I Clinical Trials: More than (Un)Just Compensation,” Journal of Law, Medicine, & Ethics (forthcoming 2018).

Associate Professor of Law Stephen Galoob’s essay (with Ethan Leib), “Fiduciary Political Theory: A Critique,” was published in the Yale Law Journal in 2016. In 2017, Galoob published “Coercion, Fraud, and What Is Wrong With Blackmail” in Legal Theory; “Retributivism and Criminal Procedure” in New Criminal Law Review; “The Ethical Identity of Law Students” (with coauthors) in the International Journal of the Legal Profession; and “Living Up To (and Under) Norms” in the Tulsa Law Review.

Cybersecurity and environmental law professors join faculty

Cybersecurity law scholar Ido Kilovaty and environmental law professor Warigia Bowman join the faculty at TU Law. Kilovaty comes to TU from Yale Law School where he was a Cyber Fellow for the Center for Global Legal Challenges and a Resident Fellow for the Information Society Project. Bowman joins TU Law from her position as an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service where she taught Field Research Methods and Theory, and Practice of Global Development. Her interests include the effects of agriculture and climate change on water resources, as well as wind and solar energy.

Hope Forsyth selected as 2017 OBA Outstanding Law Student

Hope Forsyth (BA ’15), a 3L at TU Law, was selected as the college’s Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) Outstanding Student in 2017. Forsyth is the executive editor of the Tulsa Law Review and has earned 11 CALI Excellence for the Future Awards.

During her time at TU, she interned for Chief Judge Gregory K. Frizzell, former Magistrate Judge T. Lane Wilson and Magistrate Judge Paul J. Cleary, all of the Northern District of Oklahoma. She is now externing for Tenth Circuit Senior Judge Stephanie K. Seymour. After graduation, Forsyth will be an associate attorney at GableGotwals in Tulsa.

Preston Brasch interns at the Harvard Immigration Clinic

In 2017, 3L Preston Brasch served as an intern at the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic on cases involving direct representation of individuals seeking asylum and other humanitarian protections. He also worked on appellate and policy advocacy. “I am grateful to have had the opportunity to be a part of such meaningful work, and I am thankful to The University of Tulsa and Professors Elizabeth McCormick and Anna Carpenter for their help in making it possible.”