News and Features


outside of knight law center
April 9
Oregon Law: Oregon Law’s 2019 graduates logged the highest overall employment rate since the recession, at almost 91%.
Update from the Dean
April 9
Oregon Law: Updates include academic operational changes, Class of 2019 employement rates, and the Oregon Law Cares Fund.
Zac Padgett, John Grant, Rob McMurtrie and Shiwanni Johnson
April 7
Oregon Law: Two students, Shiwanni Johnson and Robert McMurtrie, participated in the world’s largest legal hackathon and together with developers created the app, Legal Router – Access to Law.
nine alumni recipients
April 1
Oregon Law: Nine alumni are named awardees of the Oregon Law Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP).
Michael Fakhri
March 30
Michael Fakhri, associate professor at the University of Oregon School of Law, has been chosen to serve as the next United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food.
industrial oil pump
March 18
POLITICO: Assistant Professor Greg Dotson provides expert commentary.
woman wearing a mask with COVID19 virus scattered around photo
March 18
The Conversation: Visiting Legal Research and Writing Professor Latisha Nixon-Jones writes for The Conversation.
William Knight Law Center
March 18
This story reflects 2021 rankings, for 2022 rankings, please see the March 30, 2021 article. Oregon Law: The annual national ranking of law schools was just released by U.S. News and World Report.  Three University of Oregon Law programs are ranked in the nation’s top 10: Legal Writing (#2), Environmental Law (#6), and Dispute Resolution (#10). 
Marcilynn A. Burke
March 17
Oregon Law: A message from Dean Marcilynn A. Burke regarding COVID-19 and the School of Law's response.
Adell Amos
March 16
Around the O: Professor Adell Amos is listed among 10 extraordinary UO faculty members who are guiding the next generation to equity, opportunity, and excellence.