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2017-2018 Law Bulletin 
2017-2018 Law Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

2017-2018 Law Bulletin

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The University of Tulsa College of Law

3120 East Fourth Place
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104
PH: 918.631.2401
FAX: 918.631.3126


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Mission of the College of Law


The University of Tulsa College of Law occupies an integral and dynamic position within a forward-thinking, private, doctoral-degree-granting University and plays a vital role in its partnerships with the community, the bench and bar, industry, tribal nations and foreign institutions.

Mission Statement

The University of Tulsa College of Law prepares students from diverse backgrounds to excel in the legal and related professions through an intellectually rigorous program that promotes the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character, professionalism and commitment to justice and humanity.

The College of Law achieves its mission by providing its students with the education and training essential for attaining:

  • Knowledge of substantive and procedural law necessary for effective and responsible participation in the legal profession and related professions and industries;
  • Competency in legal analysis, reasoning and problem solving;
  • Competency in written and oral communication with members of the legal and related professions as well as the public;
  • Competency in the professional skills lawyers need to meet their responsibilities;
  • Commitment to professionalism and ethics.


The University of Tulsa Law Bulletin is published annually as a guide to curricula, course descriptions, costs, University policies, and other information. In keeping with established procedures, the University may change programs of study, academic requirements, faculty, curricula, course descriptions, costs, policies, the academic calendar, or other information without prior notice. The University reserves the right to correct factual errors whenever they are discovered. It is the student’s responsibility to stay abreast of current regulations, curricula, and the status of the specific program being pursued. Students are responsible for adherence to all University policies, regulations, and program requirements, including student conduct codes that apply to academic and extra-curricular activities. All University Bulletins are available on the University’s website.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered by all colleges and are described in the current Undergraduate Bulletin and Graduate Bulletin.


The University of Tulsa College of Law is fully accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) Council Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar (address: 321 N. Clark St., 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654 / phone: 312.988.6738 / email: legaled@americanbar.org / website: https://www.americanbar.org/groups/legal_education/contact_us.html) since 1953.

Equal Opportunity Policy

The University of Tulsa does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristics including, but not limited to individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University sponsored programs. Questions regarding implementation of this policy may be addressed to the Office of Human Resources, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104-9700, 918-631-2616. Requests for accommodation of disabilities may be addressed to the University's 504 Coordinator, Dr. Tawny Rigsby, 918-631-2315. To ensure availability of an interpreter, five to seven days notice is needed; 48 hours is recommended for all other accommodations.