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Susan Gary
October 22
Susan Gary, professor emerita at the law school, recently created and helped obtain a grant that supports an estate planning program for the African American community in Portland. Through the nonprofit The Commons Law Center, the program will also serve as a pipeline to increase the number of African American estate planning lawyers in Oregon. 
Salt Creek Falls
October 19
Neil Kagan and the Oregon Wilderness Act of 1984: The story of how one Oregon Law alumnus became a catalyst for national policy change.   
Michael Higdon
October 13
Professor Michael Higdon met with students, faculty, and administrators during a two-day “virtual visit” to Oregon Law as the 2020 Galen Distinguished Guest in Legal Writing. 
A portrait of Dean Burke against brilliant fall foliage
October 12
The School of Law observes Indigenous Peoples Day and the ongoing presence and leadership of sovereign tribal nations here in the United States and indigenous communities across the world.
Michael Moffitt
October 9
“Part of what drew me to the field of dispute resolution was the prospect that one could take instances of difference and use those as opportunities to create value, rather than divide or even destroy it.” Michael Moffitt
PLUS Program Participants
September 25
The four-week program, held over the summer, provided an intense focus on the skills required for success in the law school admissions process and a legal career.
Laurie Hauber
September 23
The University of Oregon School of Law recently welcomed Laurie Hauber as the inaugural Director of Experiential Education. In this position, Hauber will manage field placements, clinics, and simulation courses for the school.
September 21
Professor Emerita Caroline Forell remembers a legend. 
Class of 2023 collage
September 21
The University of Oregon School of Law welcomed 162 new law ducks on August 17, 2020. The new students all join a legal community with an enduring legacy that spans more than 136 years. 
Victoria Nguyen
September 18
Victoria Nguyen submitted the article, “Donation Detour: Donor-Advised Funds in Higher Education” to the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law and received first place in its 2020 Student Writing Contest. 

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