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Throwing the O
May 6
The University of Oregon School of Law will launch its virtual Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws Commencement Saturday, May 15. The 135th commencement ceremony will be offered through a live watch party with graduates at 11:00 a.m. PDT and then made available on the school’s commencement page at 12:30 p.m.
April 29
Law Week Colorado: Dean Marcilynn A. Burke is featured as the Ruth Wright Distinguished Lecturer at University of Colorado Law School.
A crowd in Washington, D.C. reacts to the guilty verdict for former police officer Derek Chavin for the murder of George Floyd. (Shutterstock)
April 23
Around the O: This week’s guilty verdict of a Minneapolis police officer for the murder of George Floyd provides some measure of justice, but there is much more work to do to in holding police accountable for misconduct, UO law professor Jennifer Reynolds said. Story Includes link to Dean Marcilynn Burke message.
April 22
What we do in these next few weeks, months, and years will shape the kind of society that we will pass down to future generations.
April 21
Around the O: In a state known for its inspiring landscapes — its beauty, how its residents both embrace and rely on it for sustenance — University of Oregon faculty, staff and students bring that same passion and fervor toward studying our environment and tackling the biggest challenges facing it. | Professor Adell Amos and ENR Executive Director Heather Brinton are quoted.
April 21
The Conversation: UO law professor Liz Tippett writes for The Conversation.
The story was picked up by the following outlets: Connecticut Post, Houston Chronicle, NewsBreak, Flipboard, Associated Press, Yahoo
Sandy Weintraub, smiling.
April 20
Around the O: Sandy Weintraub, Director of the Oregon Law Commission; Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, is featured.
art piece, people in black and white protesting, superimposed over a color ad of a tomato.
April 14
The Guardian: Michael Fakhri, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food, says the US food system is built on injustices but there is hope where people are prioritizing the right to food
Jacob Landsberg
April 12
When Oregon Law student Jacob Landsberg received his client file in the early morning hours of Friday, January 15, 2021, he had just 24 hours to prepare for his first virtual negotiation session in Baylor Law’s The Closer.  
April 8
The members of the national Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) have selected Oregon Law professor Rebekah Hanley to serve as their incoming President-Elect.

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