News and Features


Laurie Hauber
September 23
The University of Oregon School of Law recently welcomed Laurie Hauber as the inaugural Director of Experiential Education. In this position, Hauber will manage field placements, clinics, and simulation courses for the school.
September 21
Professor Emerita Caroline Forell remembers a legend. 
Class of 2023 collage
September 21
The University of Oregon School of Law welcomed 162 new law ducks on August 17, 2020. The new students all join a legal community with an enduring legacy that spans more than 136 years. 
Victoria Nguyen
September 18
It was Victoria Nguyen’s first time entering a national writing competition – and the first time winning one. The third-year law student submitted the article, “Donation Detour: Donor-Advised Funds in Higher Education” to the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and received first place in its 2020 Student Writing Contest. 
Hans Linde at a UO Law Dinner
September 16
Hans Linde, retired Oregon Supreme Court justice and former professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, died August 31 in Portland. He was 96. 
Assistant Professor Kristen Bell
September 5
Assistant Professor Kristen Bell writes this opinion piece.
William K. Knight Law Center
September 4
The University of Oregon School of Law introduces its new one-year legal apprenticeship program for new graduates through the Resident Associate Program (RAP).  
Michael Higdon and Olympia Duhart
September 3
Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program welcomes colleagues from across the country who bring diverse backgrounds and approaches to teaching, legal scholarship, and the practice of law.
Open Access
August 20
Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law at the School of Law, joins the deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series. The series uses a virtual platform to engage prospective students and encourage a robust conversation about legal education.
Judge Ann Aiken
August 20
The Honorable Ann Aiken, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Oregon was named the 2020 recipient of Oregon Law’s Meritorious Service Award. The award was created by Oregon Law faculty to honor the service of those who have enhanced legal education and advanced the role of law in society.