James C. Thomas

Emeritus Professor of LawJohn Rogers Hall 2470
james-thomas@utulsa.eduPublicationsCurriculum Vitae

Professor Thomas earned his J.D. from the University of Alabama and his LL.M. from New York University. He is a member of the bar associations of Alabama, Oklahoma, United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and the D.C. Circuit. Professor Thomas joined the TU College of Law in 1963. His teaching interests include antitrust law, labor law, administrative law, legislation, and legal rights of children.


Education and Degrees Earned

  • University of Alabama B.S.
  • University of Alabama J.D.
  • NYU LL.M.

Areas of Academic Specialty

Current research interest is focusing on labor law, specifically the labor agenda for the next Congress, with a new president in office.  Additionally, Professor Thomas has been researching the Oklahoma Constitution with respect to Oklahoma's anti-immigration law.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member
    • Alabama Bar
    • Oklahoma Bar
    • U.S. Supreme Court Bar
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
    • D.C. Circuit


Courses Taught at TU

  • Administrative Law
  • Labor Law
  • Legal Rights of Children
  • Legislation