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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.