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October 2, 2014

Oregon Law mourns Jon Jacobson, former law professor and founder of the Ocean and Coastal Law Center

The University of Oregon mourns the death of former professor Jon Jacobson, who passed away on August 15, 2014. Jon was born on April 6, 1939 in Algona, Iowa. From early in his life he displayed an academic ability and multiple talents. He was an excellent student, and impressive artist and talented singer and pianist.…

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October 2, 2014

Doug Quirke hired as ENR Research Associate

Doug Quirke ‘95 has recently been appointed as Research Associate for the University of Oregon School of Law Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center (ENR). Quirke is the second Research Associate supported by a recent gift from the Bowerman family. The ENR program focuses on public interest environmental law and innovations in environmental legal education.…

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August 15, 2014

Oregon Law Summer Sports Institute scores in first year

The University of Oregon School of Law's Summer Sports Institute just crossed home plate to wrap its inaugural year, and by all accounts smacked a home run. Watch a story on the program's breakout year, from Eugene's KEZI-TV: "I think it's phenomenal, because there aren't a lot of law schools that offer curriculum in sports…

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July 2, 2014

Kristie Gibson ’98 named director of expanded LL.M. Program

The University of Oregon School of Law welcomes alumna Kristie Gibson as the school's new LL.M. (master of laws) program director starting July 1. Gibson is a “Double Duck” having earned her undergraduate ('94 ) and J.D. ('98) degrees  from the University of Oregon. She also holds a LL.M. in Transnational Law from Willamette University…

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June 26, 2014

Portland gets Plugged-in at White Stag

On June 20, 2014, approximately 100 legal and business professionals convened at the White Stag Block for “Plugged-In Portland.” Hosted by the University of Oregon School of Law, “Plugged-In Portland” featured a full day of forums, practical skills labs, continuing legal education (CLE) programs, and a software showcase. This was the first of an ongoing…

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June 18, 2014

Student Bar Association announces 2014-15 officers

The University of Oregon School of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) recently elected their 2014-2015 academic year officers. The SBA serves as a liaison between the law school and the undergraduate university, and as a collective voice of law students to communicate with the faculty, administration, community members, and alumni associated with the law school.…

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June 17, 2014

Professor Susan Gary receives Wayne Westling Award for University Leadership and Service

University of Oregon School of Law Professor Susan Gary is the recipient of the University of Oregon 2014 Wayne Westling Award for University Leadership and Service. The University of Oregon Senate bestows the annual award.  The Westling Award is given to a faculty or staff member for his or her outstanding and long-term leadership and…

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June 17, 2014

Helen Hempel ’91 publishes book about aging

Oregon Law alumna Helen Hempel ’91 recently co-authored a book, "Life: The Next Phase," published by Authority Publishing. The book provides information and advice about issues related to aging parents or loved ones.  “Life: The Next Phase” covers four common concerns including needing part-time assistance, needing full-time assistance, handling a crisis, and preparing for events…

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June 17, 2014

Oregon Law receives Oregon Sea Grant

The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center (ENR) and Ocean and Coastal Law Center received an $88,000 award from the Oregon Sea Grant’s 2014-2016 Social Science and Human-Dimension Research Special Call. The award was received on behalf of Oregon Law Professor Dr. Richard Hildreth’s proposal “Implementing Ecosystem Based Management:…

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June 16, 2014

Assistant Professor Michael Fahkri named 2014 Oregon Law Galen Scholar in Legal Writing

Assistant Professor Michael Fahkri has been named the 2014 Oregon Law Galen Scholar in Legal Writing. The Galen Scholar is a University of Oregon School of Law faculty member committed to promoting excellence in student writing, who will work through the year to enhance writing opportunities for Oregon students. In his role as the Galen…

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