News and Features

May 5
Washington Monthly: Oregon Law Professor Garrett Epps writes about the leaked draft of the abortion opinion.
May 4
The Oregon School of Law held their End of Year Celebration Wednesday, April 27, 2022, in the Knight Law Center Commons.
May 2
Around the O: Professor Dotson is featured for his climate change work in the US Capitol.
April 29
This certificate is designed for both current graduate students as well as working professionals who would like to add this set of knowledge and skills to their resume. This certificate can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis. For students living outside of the Eugene-Springfield metro area, HyFlex attendance will be an option.
April 28
Double Duck Weston McClain 2L, has been named as the recipient of the 2021-22 Hans Linde Fellowship. The Hans Linde Fellowship is offered to 1st, 2nd, 3rd year, and LLM students who actively show interest in public policy and law.
March 28
U.S. News and World Report released its 2023 Best Law Schools rankings. The University of Oregon School of Law climbed to #67 from last year’s #72 rank, the highest rank in at least two decades. The school remains #1 in the state. The Legal Research and Writing Program repeats its ranking as #1 (tied) in the nation. Two other Oregon Law programs rose among the nation’s top programs: Environmental Law (#7) and Dispute Resolution (#9).
March 17
University of Oregon School of Law’s 2021 graduates achieved a 91.4%* employment rate as of March 2022. That overall employment rate is the best outcome for any class since the class of 2007. Out of the students employed, nearly 92% reported obtaining full-time, long-term jobs that require bar passage or for which having a JD degree offered an advantage.
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.