News and Features

November 1
The Annual O'Connell Conference took place on September 22, 2023. Recordings of each session are now live.
October 18
The Consumer Protection Research Grant program is offering funding for consumer-related research projects to support the examination of consumer issues in Oregon.
October 9
Please join Oregon Law's Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center and cross-campus partners for the 17th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture this fall! The free and public lecture will begin at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Join in-person in Room 175 of the William W.
October 4
An expert at keeping the gears of Congress moving forward, Associate Professor Gregory Dotson has returned to the University of Oregon School of Law after working on historic climate legislation on Capitol Hill.
October 4
The Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics launches its new two-year theme, “Defending Democracy,” this fall with a lineup of speakers who will offer insights on the crisis of democracy in the United States.
September 15
Dean Olympia Duhart engaged with Oregon Law students, faculty, and administrators in Eugene on September 10-11, 2023, as the Legal Communication & Rhetoric Visiting Scholar.
September 1
Oregon Law joins together to celebrate the recipients of the John E. Jaqua Distinguished Alumni Award, Minoru Yasui Justice Award, and the Outstanding Recent Alumni Award. 
August 25
University of Oregon School of Law Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law Marcilynn A. Burke has been elected as the 2023-2025 chair of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Board of Trustees.
August 22
Through the nonprofit Our Children’s Trust, 16 Montana youths ages 5-22 sued the state for violating their constitutional rights to a clean environment. The plaintiffs in Held v. Montana made history this June when their lawsuit became the first such case to make it to trial.
July 13
Nearly a third of the world doesn’t have enough food. Hunger is rising in every country, from the US to Uganda. Yet despite this demand, there is an imbalance in supply: small farms are mostly toiling in poverty while global agribusinesses enjoy historic profits. This is the state of an international food crisis, according to Michael Fakhri, a professor in the University of Oregon School of Law. Fortunately, he’s perfectly positioned to do something about it.