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December 8, 2008

Fall Semester News in Review

The school year is only halfway over, but already University of Oregon School of Law students, faculty, alumni, and programs have been garnering numerous honors, awards, and recognitions. Now in its 125th year of existence, Oregon Law shows no signs of slowing down. Take a minute to browse through this recap of the fall semester’s top news stories.

Our Students:

Impressive Turnout Marks First Fall Public Service Day (August 27th 2008)

Darci Van Duzer and Jun Lim to Represent Oregon Law at National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference (August 28th 2008)

Student Abby Blodgett Takes Top Honors in Milani Writing Competition (September 11th 2008)

Student Christina Stephenson Receives Recognition in Vance Competition (October 14th 2008)

Oregon Law Students Advance to National Competitions (November 11th 2008)

The Legality Nabs 100,000 Unique Visits (November 21st 2008)

Our Faculty:

Michael Moffitt Named Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (August 18th 2008)

Strickland Honored with ABA Kutak Award (August 20th 2008)

Professor Steven Bender Joins Obama’s Housing Policy Committee (August 23rd 2008)

Dom Vetri to Receive First “Champion of the Public Interest Award” September 19 (September 9th 2008)

Visiting Professor Gabriel Eckstein Participates in Israeli-Palestinian Water Negotiations (September 11th 2008)

Professor Merle Weiner to Speak at National Association of Women Judges Annual Conference (October 15th 2008)

Professor Steven Bender Elected to The American Law Institute (October 21st 2008)

Professors Maurice Holland and Dominick Vetri Awarded Emeritus Status (October 22nd 2008)

Professor Judd Sneirson Cracks Top Ten on SSRN (October 29th 2008)

Professors Carl Bjerre and Merle Weiner to Receive Oregon Community Credit Union Research Fellowships October 30 (October 29th 2008)

Law School Professor Steven Bender Wins Oregon Book Award (November 10th 2008)

Professor Merle Weiner to Speak at Conference in Qatar November 19-20 (November 14th 2008)

Professor Richard Hildreth Chairs Minerals Management Service Meeting (November 25th 2008)

Our Alumni:

Jack Hamann ’80 Receives Excellence in Legal Journalism Award (September 4th 2008)

Oregon Law Alumni Make Headlines as Convention Delegates (September 10th 2008)

Class of 1956 Reconnects, Reminisces at 52-year Reunion (September 26th 2008)

Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award to Honor Vernon Gleaves ’51 (October 31st 2008)

Our Programs:

ENR Program Helps University Garner Top Sustainability Honors (August 5th 2008)

Oregon Law’s LRW Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary (August 18th 2008)

Prelaw Magazine Names Oregon Law “Best in Practical Training,” Singles Out Environmental, Public Interest, and Criminal Law Programs (September 3rd 2008)

Domestic Violence Clinic Receives Grant from Federal Department of Justice (September 23rd 2008)

ADR Program Recognized in Governor’s Mediation Month Proclamation (October 24th 2008)

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