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June 2, 2014

Long-serving politicians to receive Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award

The University of Oregon School of Law will honor Wisconsin Senator Fred Risser ’52 and former Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers '64 with the school's John E. Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award. The Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award is presented by the Law School Alumni Association and is given to individuals who exemplify the highest quality and…

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May 30, 2014

Hon. David Schuman ’84 is 2014 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service recipient

The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to announce the 2014 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service honoree is the Honorable David Schuman. This year's award ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland. The Frohnmayer Award recognizes a member of the Oregon Law community whose…

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May 29, 2014

Oregon Law collection of Pierre Daura’s work on display

"Placing Pierre Daura," featuring the work of the Catalan-American artist, will be on view at the University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art until Sept. 28, 2014. The exhibition, curated by graduate and undergraduate students from numerous disciplines across campus, includes 29 pieces from the University of Oregon School of Law's collection of Daura's…

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May 19, 2014

Suzanne Rowe receives UO award for excellence in pedagogy

Professor Suzanne E. Rowe was awarded the 2014 University of Oregon Thomas F. Herman Achievement Award for Excellence in Pedagogy, for expertise in Legal Writing and Research at the School of Law commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17.  The Distinguished Teaching Awards Committee selected Rowe for this year’s award based on her outstanding leadership as…

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May 19, 2014

Oregon Law alumna advances legal system in Micronesia

University of Oregon School of Law alumna Felicity Chamberlain '11 is working hard to advance Micronesia's legal system. She is educating lawyers and judges as a legal trainer in the Chuuk State Attorney General's Office for the Federated States of Micronesia.  Chamberlain always wanted to work abroad for part of her career, and gained the…

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May 19, 2014

‘Reefer Madness’ at Oregon Law

Get high on knowledge about marijuana's controversial legal history at the University of Oregon School of Law. "Reefer Madness: The Legal History of the Loco Weed," the law library’s current exhibition, explains the legal efforts to manage the cultivation and use of the substance for the past several hundred years. 
 America has a long…

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May 19, 2014

OLSPIF announces 2014 stipend recipients

Thanks to the generous support from Oregon Law alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, and fundraising, the Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) was able to award 12 stipends of $4,000 each to qualified students who accepted public interest positions that otherwise would be unpaid. Stipend recipients agree to work 400 hours in legal positions…

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May 13, 2014

2L Tyler Neish awarded Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship

University of Oregon School of Law second-year student Tyler Neish has received a Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship. The Bergstrom Fellowship is committed to inspiring law students to pursue careers in child welfare law — a field Neish has already shown great dedication to throughout his legal education. He currently is an Oregon Child Advocacy…

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May 12, 2014

Professor Stuart Chinn releases ‘Recalibrating Reform’

University of Oregon School of Law Associate Professor Stuart Chinn's new book, "Recalibrating Reform: The Limits of Political Change," reflects on how reforms are reshaped as a result of the continuing influence and power of established institutions and rights.   Chinn's book, published by Cambridge University Press, examines a pattern of conservative reemergence following several…

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May 1, 2014

Oregon Law earns high grade for practical training

The National Jurist recently announced that the University of Oregon School of Law was awarded an A-, alongside several prestigious universities, for its practical training and experiential learning offerings. Oregon Law received the highest ranking amongst law schools in the state of Oregon. According to The National Jurist, “The schools at the top of the…

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