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Former Dean Rennard Strickland
January 12
Rennard Strickland, former University of Oregon School of Law Dean, passed away January 5, 2021, in Norman, Oklahoma. He was 80 years old. Strickland served as dean from 1997 to 2002, and on the faculty until his retirement in 2006.
Mary Morrison
January 11
Mary Morrison, master of laws (LLM) student at the University of Oregon School of Law, has been awarded the 2020-21 American Association of University Women (AAUW) fellowship and grant.
Ben Hovland
January 4
Ben Hovland is a commissioner and chair of the US Election Assistance Commission (EAC). As one of four commissioners of the EAC, Hovland has sought to use this position to improve election administration and remove barriers to voting.
collage of photos
December 30
Oregon Law’s top 10 stories of 2020.
Gabriel Moses
December 17
Law alum, Gabriel Moses, connects his passion for the law and his Native heritage
Business Law Alumni
December 9
Three recent Oregon Law graduates now work in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington in Tacoma. Suzanne Daigle, JD ‘20, Taylor Jones, JD ’19, and Bryan Williamson, JD ‘19, serve in chambers and in reconfigured courtrooms, collaboratively, yet at a distance.  
Sandy Weintraub
December 7
Sandy Weintraub has been selected as the Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the law school. In this position, Weintraub will work with the student affairs team to ensure that students have the best possible experience while at Oregon Law.   
Ifeyinwa Amadioha
December 3
"It is a career goal to work with those that have limited or no access to justice in their quest for a pollution-free environment."
Maura, Kerry, and Mike Lewiecki
November 30
Established in 2010, the Kerry Adam Lewiecki Award (KAL) is given annually to a JD or CRES student who embodies the values that JD/CRES student Kerry Adam Lewiecki displayed throughout his life.
Columbia River
November 25
Alum Kyle Smith is the Oregon Field Coordinator for Trout Unlimited, the nation's largest coldwater conservation nonprofit organization. In his role as Field Coordinator, he has been able to connect his passion for environmental conservation, public policy, and nonprofit work. 

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