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Oregon Law

Mission

The University of Oregon School of Law serves the state, the nation, and the world through a constantly renewed commitment to excellence in scholarship, classroom teaching, and public service. We educate and challenge our students to excel in the service of both clients and the community.

The School of Law strives to embody and promote:

  • the joy of learning
  • richly creative scholarship to increase human understanding of law and legal institutions
  • rigorous, imaginative classroom teaching to develop wise and skillful professionals
  • a full measure of public service to the state, the nation, and the world
  • a constant emphasis on the ethical life
  • a faculty, staff, and student community dedicated to academic freedom, personal tolerance, and equal dignity for all
  • a steadfast commitment to human diversity, both within and beyond our walls
  • access to the legal profession through affordable public education
  • substantial attention to the future of American law, lawyers, clients, and community

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