Oregon Law offers a rigorous and comprehensive legal education with a curriculum that provides the fundamental intellectual and analytic skills for the practice of law, an introduction to advanced and frontier areas of law, knowledge of the persistent values of law and the legal system, and opportunities to develop hands-on legal skills. Special centers and programs provide additional resources for students and link the law school to the community at large in areas that include Business; Environmental and Natural Resources Law; Ocean and Coastal Law; Family, Child and Elder Law; Appropriate Dispute Resolution; Law and Entrepreneurship; and Public Interest-Public Service. The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics is a university-wide center housed in the Law School that brings world-renowned scholars and activists to Oregon each year for interdisciplinary research, publication, teaching and public discussion of critical topics in the fields of law and politics.
The Oregon LL.M in Environmental and Natural Resources Law
The Oregon LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law will equip lawyers with the world-class skills needed to provide legal advice to today’s governments, businesses, environmental organizations, and citizens.
Masters Degree Program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution
The School of Law offers a two-year Master’s Degree program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution. This program is uniquely situated to prepare a new generation of scholars, practitioners, and educators to rethink traditional approaches to conflict. Grounded in dispute resolution theory, the program combines broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities for individualized study and skills development. It addresses the wider scope of non-adversarial dispute resolution options and the concepts and skills needed to implement those alternatives. It will equip its students with the vision, determination and expertise needed to meet today’s challenges with new answers and better questions.