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November 11, 2013

Phi Alpha Delta earns Most Outstanding Chapter recognition and more

The University of Oregon Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity received five awards at the recent Annual District Conference in Seattle. The Williams chapter, which represents the University of Oregon School of Law, was recognized for their hard work and dedication over the past year. The UO Williams chapter of Phi Alpha Delta received Best Chapter…

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November 8, 2013

Renowned Indian Law professor to speak at UO

Robert Anderson, professor of law and director of the Native American Law Center at the University of Washington, will present "A Problem-Prone Promise: Recurring Issues in Fulfilling the Federal Trust Responsibility to Indian Nations" at the University of Oregon School of Law.  The renowned Indian Law professor, scholar, litigator and author will present the seventh…

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November 8, 2013

Academics and Athletics: A Winning Combination

From co-founding an organic artisan food company, Red Duck Foods, to working on her concurrent JD/MBA degree, Jessica Zutz Hilbert is a busy woman. Yet among her many responsibilities, Hilbert has found time to co-author an academic textbook, "Sports Marketing: Creating Long Term Value."  Hilbert's professional and athletic backgrounds are both extremely impressive. She earned…

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November 8, 2013

Professor Elizabeth Frost is inaugural Galen Scholar in Legal Writing

Professor Elizabeth Frost has been named the inaugural 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 throughout the year to enhance writing opportunities for Oregon students.  Professor Frost earned her undergraduate degree from Yale University…

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November 7, 2013

Recent grad Makowski is Brown Award finalist

The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to announce that Anna Makowski, a 2013 graduate, is a finalist for the twentieth annual Judge John R. Brown Award accompanied by a $10,000 scholarship. The award is in recognition of excellence in legal writing in American Law Schools. Her paper, "Beneath the Surface of the…

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November 5, 2013

Law students rethink Reentry Court

The Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center at Oregon Law has announced that it is developing an innovative program in support of the federal Reentry Court in Oregon. This fall, law students Logan Krochalis, Aly Tardie, Lauren Boyd and Jason Ormsby will be designing this exciting new clinical-style offering for the ADR Center, under the supervision of…

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October 30, 2013

November is Mediation Month in Oregon

On October 3, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber and Secretary of State Kate Brown signed a proclamation declaring November "Mediation Month" for the 15th year in a row. Oregon Law, along with the entire state of Oregon, will observe Mediation Month — a month to encourage Oregonians to consider mediation as a method for resolving conflict.…

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October 25, 2013

Eugene attorney Joel DeVore ’82 appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals

Reposted with permission of the The Register-Guard Oct. 18, 2013 Eugene attorney Joel DeVore, who began his career as a law clerk at the Oregon Court of Appeals, has come full circle: The governor on Thursday named DeVore to serve as a new Ore­gon Court of Appeals judge. DeVore, 62, practices civil litigation with an emphasis…

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October 24, 2013

A ‘flurry’ at the law school

According to the latest weather forecasts, the University of Oregon School of Law is about to experience some serious snow flurries. "A Flurry of Giving," the Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) annual fundraiser, kicks off Monday, Nov. 4, and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 26.  OLSPIF sells decorated, paper snowflakes in order to provide…

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October 23, 2013

Prof. Mary Wood releases ‘Nature’s Trust’ empowering citizens to protect ecological rights

Empowering citizens worldwide to protect their inalienable ecological rights. That is the goal of University of Oregon School of Law Professor Mary Wood's just-released book, "Nature's Trust: Environmental Law for a New Ecological Age."  Wood writes that environmental law has failed us. Her work exposes the dysfunction of current environmental law and offers a transformative…

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