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Tulane grad Lyn Entzeroth named new Tulsa law dean

January 12, 2015


Tulane Law alumna Lyn Entzeroth (L ’87) is set to assume duties as dean of the University of Tulsa College of Law in July.

Courtesy of University of Tulsa College of Law 


Professor Lyn Entzeroth (L ’87), a popular classroom teacher recognized internationally for her expertise on capital punishment, has been named the new dean at the University of Tulsa’s College of Law.

Entzeroth is the second professor with Tulane ties to rise to a law deanship in the past year.

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Former Tulane Law Professor Wendy Scott became Mississippi College of Law dean in August.

Professor Wendy Scott, who taught at Tulane Law for 17 years and served as vice dean for academic affairs, became dean of Mississippi College of Law in August.

Entzeroth is set to start as dean July 1. She joined the Tulsa law faculty in 2002 and has been associate dean for academic affairs since 2012. She was associate dean for faculty development in 2007-09 and has written extensively about the death penalty.

Before entering academia, she practiced for two firms in Washington, D.C., and as an appellate public defender in Oklahoma. She also clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge Bana Roberts in Oklahoma.


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