News and Features

March 14
In January 2022, Roberto de Palma Barracco, LLM ’17, was appointed to the Court of Sports Arbitration (CAS). CAS is a dispute resolution institution, independent of any sports organization, which provides services to facilitate the settlement of sports-related disputes.
March 7
Professor Ryan Gauthier will be the visiting director of the Summer Sports Law Institute for this coming summer. The program will be held July 5 through August 5 and will be virtual this year, due to the World Athletics Championships taking place in Eugene from July 15-24.
March 1
Oregon Law is one of 99 law schools who answered the attorney general’s call for aid to communities.  To help address the housing and eviction crisis, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office put out a call in August 2021. They asked lawyers and law students to take immediate action to help their communities. University of Oregon’s School of Law was one of the 99 law schools that responded.
February 22
Josie Jeremiah’s pathway to fulfill her dream of becoming a business lawyer was not easy. Through hard work, hands-on learning experiences, and support from Oregon law faculty and peers, Josie achieved that goal.
February 17
John Leshy is emeritus professor at U.C. Hastings College of the Law and former Solicitor (general counsel) of the U.S. Department of the Interior. On March 1, Yale University Press will publish his book Our Common Ground.  It’s the first comprehensive history of America’s public lands — those managed by the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S.
February 16
It is the oldest continuously published law journal in the Pacific Northwest and has been run by students since 1967. OLR was founded in 1921 by the faculty at the University of Oregon School of Law. The faculty published the first volume in April of 1921, during a divisive period in Oregon’s history.
February 15
Professor Mary Wood, Philip H. Knight Professor from the University of Oregon, will discuss Nature’s Trust: Protecting An Ecological Endowment for Posterity at the virtual 33rd Environmental Law Distinguished Visitor Lecture at Lewis and Clark Law School on March 16, 2022.
February 4
This summer, the Career Center will sponsor ten students to participate in its Summer 2022 Litigation Lab.
January 31
Casey Q. Daggett JD ’19, has accepted a position in New York City with Schulte Roth & Zabel, a top-tier international law firm. She will be an associate in the firm’s M&A and Securities group, focusing on transactions involving bankruptcy assets. Her path has already been an exciting and colorful one, taking her from a Pennsylvania background through Eugene and Scotland.
January 28
Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean of the University of Oregon School of Law, was recently confirmed to the five-member Oregon Transportation Commission (OTC). Governor Kate Brown nominated Dean Burke, the Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law, to serve on this volunteer commission.