News and Features

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.
January 28
Former network television news executive and producer at ABC News and NBC News A’Lelia Bundles, will deliver the annual Derrick Bell Lecture. The in-person event is Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 5:30 pm at the Knight Law Center. Bundles is author of On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C.J. Walker.
January 27
Worthington’s gift will help Wood and the ENR Center create a framework for atmospheric recovery plans for Northwest forests, putting nature’s most powerful carbon sponges to use.