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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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March 11, 2014

U.S. News names Oregon Law home to three nationally ranked programs

For the seventh year in row, the University of Oregon School of Law boasts three Top 10-ranked specialty programs in U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Graduate Schools" edition. As part of the state’s flagship university, Oregon Law is one of only two public institutions in the nation having three or more Top…

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March 7, 2014

Students, alumni aid veterans in navigating the law

This January marked a year of success of Access The Law’s Veterans Clinic that offers free legal advice and assistance to veterans in a range of circumstances. The clinic is among the first of its kind in the country, operated by a small non-profit. Clients come from all across the Southern Willamette Valley for legal…

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March 6, 2014

Oregon Supreme Court to hear cases at UO Law

The Oregon Supreme Court will hear two cases during its annual visit to the University of Oregon School of Law on Thursday, March 13, 2014. State v. Hickman and Doyle v. City of Medford will be heard back-to-back beginning at 9 a.m. in room 175 of the Knight Law Center, 1515 Agate St. in Eugene.…

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March 6, 2014

Professor Elizabeth Tippett wins Faculty Research Award

Congratulations to University of Oregon School of Law Assistant Professor Elizabeth Tippett, recipient of a 2014 University of Oregon Faculty Research Award. The award will provide financial support for Tippett's continued research into "The Effect of Attorney Advertising on Medical Decisions." Professor Tippett's was one of only 21 awards bestowed upon UO faculty members this…

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March 4, 2014

Mock Trial team excels at regional competition in San Jose

The University of Oregon School of Law Mock Trial Team competed in the regional mock trial competition in Santa Clara, California, from Feb. 21-22. The team was comprised of law students Eric Pickard, Kelsey Fleharty, Tyler Call, Benjamin Harris, and James Bunts. “It was a perfect primer in trial advocacy and dovetailed very nicely with…

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March 3, 2014

Noah Chamberlain ’10 teaches Mediation skills course

The University of Oregon Law School is proud to offer an extensive list of skills courses focusing on a variety of legal topics. This year's Mediation course, which examines the fundamentals and practice of mediation, is being taught by recent alumnus Noah Chamberlain. The course allows students to gain proficiency in using the tools, skills…

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February 27, 2014

Leading international human rights attorney visits Oregon Law

The international human rights attorney Almudena Bernabéu visited the University of Oregon and the School of Law on February 14, 2014, as part of the Savage Endowment's Preventing Genocide Grant. Bernabéu presented a workshop at the law school on February 12 titled "Human Rights in the Americas" to a group of students and faculty that…

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February 20, 2014

Law students selected as Innovation Fellows for Oregon’s new economic initiative

Two students from the University of Oregon School of Law have been selected as Innovation Fellows for the Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN). Third-year students Cameron Miles and Dustin Littrell will work with an attorney in the UO Office for Research Innovation and the university's General Counsel. The students' responsibilities include drafting contracts,…

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February 18, 2014

Oregon Law Tax Moot Court team competes in national competition

The University of Oregon School of Law Tax Moot Court team advanced to the final round of the National Tax Moot Court Competition claiming the title of Best Brief earlier this month. Teammates Heidi Bowerman, Vanessa Rich and Trevor Gates performed exceptionally and received great reviews from the judging panel. Sponsored by the Tax Section…

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