Elected Member

Professor Joseph Thai

Oklahoma City, OK
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Harvard College
Harvard Law School

Joseph Thai teaches and writes about constitutional law and the Supreme Court at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. 

Prof. Thai served as law clerk to Justices John Paul Stevens and Byron White of the Supreme Court and Judge David Ebel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

He frequently engages in civil rights litigation and served on the legal team that successfully challenged Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban a year before the Supreme Court upheld marriage equality nationwide.

Prof. Thai has often been named outstanding professor by students at the law school and once by students university-wide.  He is consistently named outstanding dad by his goldendoodle, Bach.

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Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Supreme Court (Federal Courts)
Criminal Procedure (Criminal Law)
Constitutional Law
First Amendment (Constitutional Law)