Professor Liesa Richter is a Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor at the
University of Oklahoma College of Law. Professor Richter joined the OU Law faculty in
2001. She teaches Evidence, Civil Procedure I, Civil Procedure II, and a seminar entitled
“Evidence Issues in Great Trials in History.” Her research focuses on federal evidentiary
policy and rule-making and her articles have appeared in journals such as the Fordham Law
Review, Wake Forest Law Review, and American University Law Review. In 2009, Professor
Richter was named a Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor for her excellence in
scholarship and teaching. She served the College as the Associate Dean of Admissions,
Scholarships and Recruiting from 2007-2010 and was recently named the Associate Dean of
Faculty Scholarship and Enrichment beginning in 2016. Professor Richter serves on the
Evidence Drafting Committee for the National Conference of Bar Examiners which drafts and
reviews the evidence questions for the Multistate Bar Exam. Prior to joining the OU
faculty, Professor Richter worked as a commercial litigation associate for the firm of
King & Spalding, LLP and clerked for the Honorable Frank Mays Hull on the Eleventh
Circuit Court of Appeals and for Judge Jack T. Camp in the Northern District of Georgia.
Professor Richter graduated first in her class from the University of Florida Levin
College of Law in 1995, where she served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Florida
Law Review and was selected for Order of the Coif. 



Seeking Consistency for Prior Consistent Statements: Amending Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(1)(B), Connecticut Law Review (2014)

The Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Evidence was hard at work in 2013...


Papers and Comments


Comment on the Proposed Amendment to Evidence Rule 801(d)(1)(B), 2012-2013 Evidence Rules Comments, United States Courts website ( (2013)



Panel Discussion: Reinvigorating Rule 502, The Philip D. Reed Lecture Series, Evidence Rules Committee: Symposium on Rule 502 (2013)
Applying to Law School: How to Put Your Best Foot Forward, University of Oklahoma Political Science Department (2009)
What to Look for in a Law School: Applications and Admissions, University of Oklahoma Political Science Department (2009)
Recent Developments in Evidence Law, Cleveland County Bar, CLE Presentation (2008)