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April 17, 2014

Faculty Conversations about Student Fellowships

April 17, 2014 Dear Oregon Law Faculty, Staff, and Students, These are challenging times at every law school in the country, and the past several days have been particularly stressful for many of us in the Oregon Law community. I believe that we can, at this point, move forward most productively by focusing on a…

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April 16, 2014

Precision, Accuracy and Balance

For the first time in history the University of Oregon will be fielding a complete men’s and women’s team in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship taking place April 16th-19th at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex in North Augusta, SC. Playing in the championship are four Oregon Law 2L students, Cory Higdon, Sarah Henderson, Scott Morrow, and Paul Fraser.…

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April 16, 2014

Duck takes aim at Corvallis City Council

Between attending class, hours of intensive reading and studying — not to mention juggling the demands of a job and externships — University of Oregon School of Law students are busy people. Zach Baker (3L) is no exception.  But despite his already daunting set of responsibilities as a law student, Baker, 31, has announced he…

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April 16, 2014

Professor Michael Fakhri is the 2014 Hollis Teaching Award recipient

The University of Oregon School of Law congratulates Assistant Professor Michael Fakhri who was chosen to receive the 2014 Orlando J. Hollis Teaching Award. The Hollis Award is the law school’s highest teaching honor.  The Law School Personnel Committee selected Fakhri for this year’s award based on the criteria of peer teaching reviews, student teaching…

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April 8, 2014

Gift establishes Jubitz Peacemaker Fellowship Award Fund

The University of Oregon has established the Jubitz Peacemaker Fellowship Award Fund through a generous gift of $500,000 from Mr. Al Jubitz. The fund provides support for graduate students enrolled in the Master's Degree Program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution (CRES), which is housed at the School of Law. The fellowship awards will help students…

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April 2, 2014

Professors release new legal writing titles

For lawyers, few skills are as valuable as the ability to write clearly and concisely. Through several new textbooks, two University of Oregon School of Law professors are helping aspiring lawyers around the country cultivate and refine this vital skill. Professors Megan McAlpin and Joan Rocklin are releasing three legal writing textbooks in 2014, all…

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April 2, 2014

Second-year student externing with Legacy Health

Karen Anderson, second-year law student at Oregon Law, is currently carrying out an externship with Legacy Health. Anderson's current responsibilities at Legacy Health include a combination of researching questions, providing background information on changes in relevant laws, and revising and redrafting contracts such as leases and purchase agreements. As her externship continues, she continues to…

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March 26, 2014

Ospreys soar to new home at Oregon Law

For nearly five years, an Osprey couple has placed their nest atop a light pole at the University of Oregon’s historic Hayward Field. Oregon Law is proud to be the site for the new, permanent rooftop platform for the Ospreys' nest. Many people in Eugene are very passionate about the welfare of the Ospreys living…

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March 18, 2014

Oregon Law’s growing footprint in Alaska

Beginning in the fall, six Oregon Law graduates will move to varying locations in Alaska to continue their professional development in the legal field. Five students will work as trial court clerks and one will work as a Court of Appeals clerk. Alaska’s law community is currently flourishing, and the state draws its lawyers from…

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March 13, 2014

Indian Law and Natural Resources Law converge

With nine federally recognized tribes, several tribes in neighboring states with treaty rights and lands in Oregon, and a significant Native American population, the University of Oregon School of Law regards teaching Indian law and related subjects as part of the mission of the state’s public law school. The course offerings include Indian Law, which…

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