News and Features


Three graduates at the Law School's commencement
May 21
More than 1,000 guests gathered on Saturday, May 18, at Matthew Knight Arena to celebrate the School of Law’s 133rd graduating class. One hundred doctor of jurisprudence and master of laws degrees were conferred. This graduation kicks off a series of UO ceremonies taking place in May and June.
Ellen Rosenblum speaking during commencement
May 21
Oregon’s Attorney General Rosenblum delivered an inspiring commencement address at the 133rdcommencement ceremony on May 18, 2019. 
Susan Gary and Caroline Forell
May 20
Two faculty were awarded the Orlando John Hollis Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award and Meritorious Service Award at the 2019 commencement ceremony. These awards were created by Oregon Law faculty to honor the service of those who have enhanced legal education and advanced the role of law in society.
A student walking towards the Knight Law Center building
May 10
Six students from Oregon Law’s Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s (CRES) programs, were named recipients of the highly competitive University Awards and The Daily Emerald’s 25 Ducks Award.
Ellen Rosenblum
May 8
In preparation for her speech at the 2019 School of Law Commencement, Attorney General Rosenblum took the time to share more about her Oregon Law experience. She speaks about how Oregon Law laid the foundation for her legal career, what it means to give the commencement speech to the 2019 graduating class and how she hopes to inspire the next generation of Oregon Law graduates.
2018 JD Graduate Law Employement - 30% Law Firms, 23% Government, 22% Judicial Clerkships, 10% Public Interest, 8% Business and Industry, 7% Education
May 7
Success in Both the Public and Private Sectors
The Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center received an A- rating from The National Jurist
May 6
Oregon Law’s Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center (ADR Center) receives an “A-“ from PreLaw Magazine’s Spring 2019.
Four UO law students competed in the 2019 Conflict Prevention and Resolution International Mediation Competition
April 25
Four Oregon Law students were invited to participate at the 2019 Conflict Prevention and Resolution International Mediation Competition, the only competition in Latin America of its kind.
Cute pet photos
April 19
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the cutest pet of them all? That is the all-important question that the Oregon Law community is deciding this week.The Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at the School of Law is holding the “Cutest Pet Competition” to raise funds for the local Green Hill Humane Society.
2019 Oregon Law Leadership Award winners
April 18
Students, faculty, staff and administrators were honored at the 2019 Oregon Law Leadership Awards. Awardees were nominated by fellow peers within the School of Law community and were recognized as working to advance the school’s service goals and strengthen the community through their good work.