October 31st, typically associated with trick-or-treating, candy and costumes, is not considered fun for all in different locations across the United States. What may be a fun tradition for many has resulted in some abnormal laws. Take a … Read more
October is Emotional Wellness month. The first step to increasing emotional wellness is to assess your current state. Next, try some of these ideas from http://www.examiner.com/article/october-is-emotional-wellness-month:
- Be conscious of not jumping to conclusions or assuming the worst.
- Stay away
October 15, 2014 is Information Overload Day, in recognition of a growing problem in the modern world. Information overload occurs when you are trying to deal with more information than you are able to process. The result is either that … Read more
On Monday, October 6, 2014, the United States Supreme Court declined to decide whether states have the right to ban gay marriage. The court rejected appeals that prohibited gay marriage, without comment, leaving intact the lower-court rulings striking down these … Read more
Need a little more private space to study solo or with classmates? The law library has ten study rooms available for students to take advantage of for group or individual study.
Rooms 169 and 170 are located in 1 South … Read more
By: Brian King, Reference Assistant, and Sabrina A. Davis, Reference Librarian
National History (source: www.ncadv.org/takeaction/DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth.php)
In October 1981, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) began observing the Day Of Unity, in an effort “to connect battered women’s advocates … Read more
Banned Books Week is being celebrated this year from September 21-21, 2014. Although the general slogan for the week is “Celebrating the Freedom to Read” (http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek), this year’s focus is on challenges to comics and graphic novels. (… Read more
On Friday, September 26, 2014, Oklahoma City University School of Law is hosting “A Night for the Innocent 2014” in support of the school’s Oklahoma Innocence Project (OIP). Launched in August 2011, OIP is “dedicated to identifying and remedying cases … Read more
Oklahoma has a strong and vibrant Native American heritage, and this month there are three huge events taking place across the state that celebrate the Native American culture. The events are all open to the public and give attendees a … Read more
On September 10, 1897, the first arrest for drunk driving occurred in London when George Smith drove his taxi into a building while under the influence of alcohol. (http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-drunk-driving-arrest). Thirteen years later, the New York passed the first … Read more