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May 27, 2010

Oregon Law Headlines: A Year in Review

It’s hard to believe another school year has already come to a close, but a look at some of the top headlines from 2009-10 serves as a reminder that although the time flew by, it certainly was filled with wonderful stories and accomplishments.

Take a couple minutes to peruse some of the memorable moments from the most recent school year:

Law School

Oregon Law Welcomes Class of 2012

Oregon Law’s Bar Passage Rate Soars Past Statewide Average

Oregon Law’s Competition not Conflict teams up with university presidents and the UO Athletic Director

PIPS to Present Catherine Carr With Dom Vetri ‘Champion of the Public Interest’ Award November 5

‘Dead Man Walking’ author to speak at Oregon Law

Pulitzer Prize-Winner Seymour Hersh to Discuss ‘The Question of Torture’

28th Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference Takes Place February 25-28

Leonard Weinglass Discusses the Case of the Cuban Five

Oregon Law Announces Commencement Speaker Hon. Ricardo M. Urbina

Education, Business Pioneers Mary Lawrence and Carolyn Chambers to Receive Meritorious Service Award

U.S.News & World Report Ranks Three Oregon Law Programs Top Ten

Employment Report for the Class of 2009 Remains Encouraging

Oregon Law’s Peer Assessment Score Remains Solid

Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center Celebrates Ten Years

Oregon Law Green Mile Challenge Exceeds Goal

Students

Fun, Friendship, and Kilts
Kyle Daley: Law Student, Competitive Highland Athlete

OLSPIF Stipend Recipients Reflect on Summer Experiences

Oregon Law Student Takes On United Nations Externship

3L Tim Ream Files “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

3L Tim Ream Files Second “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

3L Tim Ream Files Third “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

Oregon Law Announces 2010 Loan Repayment Assistance Program Recipients

3L Casey Gillham Earns Top Award at National Moot Court Competition

Bowerman Fellowships Expand Environmental Education

Venture Team Students Compete at 2010 Cardinal Challenge

Oregon Law Students Named Public Honors Fellows by Oregon State Bar

Rachael Kim is 2009-10 Outstanding Student in Law and Entrepreneurship

Six Law Students Named Technology Entrepreneurship Fellows

Venture Team Takes Second at New Venture Championship

OLSPIF Announces 2010 Stipend Recipients

Wayne Morse Center

Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Dale Jamieson as 2009-10 Chair of Law and Politics

Speaker Series to Focus on President Obama and the Politics of Reform

Wayne Morse Center to Host Governor Ted Kulongoski April 14

Faculty and Staff

Professor Adell Amos Appointed Deputy Solicitor for Land and Water Resources

Professor Rebecca Tsosie Welcomed as Inaugural Oregon Tribes Professor of Law

Faculty Coordinate Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference

Professor Steven Bender Appointed to Commission on Hispanic Affairs

Professor Rob Illig’s ‘The Oregon Method’ to Appear in Journal of Legal Education

Professor Mary Wood to Address Eugene Residents at Worldwide Climate Change Event October 24

Professor Mary Wood Delivers Keynote Address to Power Shift Western 2009 Conference

Professors Eric Priest and Kyu Ho Youm Win Global Scholars Program Grants

Larry Seno is Recipient of UO Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

Professor Joan Rocklin Named to Legal Writing Institute Board of Directors

Professor Tom Lininger to Receive 2010 Orlando Hollis Teaching Award

Oregon Law Welcomes New Competition Not Conflict Director Joshua Gordon

Professor Steven Bender Debates Immigration Reform on PCM’s ‘Populations’ [Watch Video]

Three Oregon Law Professors Receive Promotions

Three Law Professors to Receive Research Innovation Awards May 17

Alumni

Where Law and Media Collide
Kelly Matheson ’99 uses video advocacy to change the law

Globe Trotter
Mark Johnstad ’94 learned that a law degree could take him anywhere

Alum Stephen Barnes Reflects on Teaching Environmental Law and English: Learning About Simplicity and Harmony

John Frohnmayer ’72: Champion Rower

Returning the Favor- Law alumni start campaign to ‘give back’ tuition they paid in 1974

Suzanne Chanti ’88 to be Inaugurated as Lane County Circuit Court Judge February 22

Dale Penn ’76 Appointed to Marion County Circuit Court Bench

Hon. Ellen Rosenblum and Richard Meeker to Receive 2010 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service April 16

Hon. Ellen Rosenblum ’75 Chairs ABA Commission Releasing Diversity Report

Valerie Sasaki ’01: A Steward of the Profession

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