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Intellectual Life

Intellectual Life

CourtroomOregon Law's centers, lecture series, and symposia invigorate intellectual discussion among the law school and university faculty, students, and community members. Opportunities range from lively seminars on works in progress to collegial interchange of ideas with visiting scholars, and long term interdisciplinary projects of value to academics, the Bar, and the people of the state.

Speakers and Symposia

Business Law Program speakers and symposia
Each year the Business Law Program welcomes a host of speakers to the law school with expertise in the various sectors of business law.

Colin Ruagh Thomas O'Fallon Lecturer in Law and American Culture
Endowed in memory of law professor Jim O'Fallon's son, the annual lecture features distinguished scholars and alternates between topics of law and American culture. It is sponsored by Oregon Humanities Center.

Environmental and Natural Resources Fireside Conversations Series
Law school faculty and outside guests discuss environmental law issues and scholarship with members of the university community at the Boweman Center for Environmental Law.

Faculty Honors and Awards
University of Oregon School of Law faculty members are consistently recognized for their contributions to higher education and to the legal academy. The law faculty maintains a high reputation for scholarship and teaching among judges, attorneys, and other law school professors throughout the United States.

Lectures and Awards series
Visiting law scholars speak to law and university faculty as guests of the Lectures and Awards Committee.

Journals and Student Organizations with annual symposia

Oregon Law Review

Oregon Review of International Law

Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation

Sports and Entertainment Law Forum

Green Business Initiative Student Association

Centers and Programs

Oregon Law Centers and Programs
Special centers and programs provide additional resources for students and link the law school to the community at large.

Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
This independent center at the law school brings scholars and activists to Oregon whose work advances a theme of inquiry that changes every two years. The center selects one law and one UO faculty member each year as resident scholars. The center offers scholarships to student fellows and project grants to UO faculty, staff, students, and community members.

Master's Degree in Conflict and Dispute Resolution
The Conflict and Dispute Resolution master's degree program is structured 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.

Oregon Law faculty also work with a number of the University of Oregon's Research Centers and Institutes.

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