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February 12, 2014

Oregon Law to host Summer Sports Institute

The University of Oregon School of Law invites law students across the country to experience a summer unlike any other! Building upon the University of Oregon's tradition of excellence and innovation – in both academics and athletics – the Summer Sports Institute is the first program of its kind on the West Coast. The five-week program runs…

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February 11, 2014

Replicating Success

In 2012, Allison Rackley helped reinvigorate Oregon Law's chapter of Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ). Now completing her third year of law school, in her home state of North Carolina, as a visiting student at Wake Forest University, Rackley has replicated her previous success.  LSRJ gives reproductive justice a presence and reproductive justice advocates…

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January 23, 2014

Students win big in business venture competition

On December 4, 2013, two University of Oregon School of Law students, along with their MBA teammate, overcame adverse local weather conditions and five other teams of competitors to dominate the 2013 Lundquist Center for Entrepreneurship's Graduate Venture Quest competition. In days leading up to the competition, uncommonly severe weather transformed the University of Oregon…

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January 22, 2014

‘Degrees of Freedom’ Jan. 27

Professor Michelle McKinley will present her first Bernard B. Kliks Professorship lecture on the degrees of freedom in colonial Latin America on Monday, Jan. 27. McKinley's lecture will begin at 5 p.m. in the Lewis Lounge of the Knight Law Center. The lecture, "Degrees of Freedom: Intimacy, Slavery, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Latin America,"…

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January 22, 2014

Photo exhibition features silver gelatin prints

The University of Oregon School of Law is hosting an exhibition of photographs by Ron Dobrowski in its second floor gallery through May 21, 2014. A public reception will be held for Dobrowski from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, in the law school's gallery. Dobrowski's exhibit, titled "Landscapes, Urban Details & Abstracts…

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January 21, 2014

Oregon Law hosts Sports and Entertainment Law Conference Feb. 28

The University of Oregon School of Law will welcome big names from the sports and entertainment industries during the fourth annual Sports and Entertainment Law Conference. The conference takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at the Moda Center, located in downtown Portland. The conference will welcome important players in the…

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January 17, 2014

Marianne Dugan ’93 appointed chair of Sierra Club Litigation Committee

University of Oregon School of Law alumna Marianne Dugan '93 recently was named Chair of the Sierra Club Litigation Committee. Sierra Club has been the nation's leader in environmental litigation since 1971 when the pioneering Sierra Club v. Morton lawsuit – a case challenging a proposed Walt Disney Resort in the Mineral King Valley –…

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January 17, 2014

UO hosts visiting Gabonese law professor for environmental lecture

The Gabon-Oregon Center at the University of Oregon will host juridical advisor to the presidency of Gabon and law professor Guy Rossatanga-Rignault for a lecture from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Jan. 21. Rossatanga-Rignault’s talk, "Law and Environment in Traditional Gabonese Society: A Legal-Anthropological Perspective," will be held at the Knight Law Center Campbell…

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January 13, 2014

Oregon Law announces new Portland initiative

The University of Oregon School of Law is launching a new initiative to dramatically expand its presence in Portland. As part of this project, Oregon Law is building an academic program that offers interested law students the opportunity to complete their full third-year of law school in Oregon's largest city, home to the highest concentration…

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January 8, 2014

Oregon Court of Appeals to hear environmental case at UO

The Oregon Court of Appeals will make its annual visit to the University of Oregon School of Law on Thursday, Jan. 16. The three-judge panel will hear three cases beginning at 9 a.m. The panel includes Presiding Judge David Schuman, Judge Erika Hadlock and Judge Joel DeVore. Judges Schuman and DeVore are Oregon Law alumni. The…

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