Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing (LRW) Program is #1 in the nation, its highest ranking ever, tied with another top program. LRW is the law school’s first program to earn a #1 national ranking from US News and World Report.
The annual national ranking of law schools was just released by U.S. News and World Report. The overall University of Oregon School of Law rose 16 points to #72. The Legal Research and Writing Program, the foundation to every law student’s education, is #1 (tied) in the nation.
University of Oregon School of Law’s 2020 graduates achieved a nearly 91% employment rate as of March 2021, despite the many challenges presented by the global pandemic over the past year. That overall employment rate matches the outcome realized by our class of 2019 graduates, who reported the highest overall employment rate since the Great Recession.
The University of Oregon School of Law released a special publication today. Dean Marcilynn A. Burke reports on the law school’s progress and achievements for the past five years. In the Dean’s Report, she highlights the progress of the law school’s strategic initiatives and showcases the core areas of excellence.
The Lew and Ann Williams estate recently funded the University of Oregon Law School’s business law fellowship program with $500,000.The bequest established an endowment, which will enable the UO Business Law program to expand its Business Law Fellows Program to include second- and third-year law students who are interested in pursuing a career in business law.
The School of Law recently announced third-year Anne Marie Burke, and second-year Gabe Naganuma, as the 2020-21 Minoru Yasui Fellows. Both Burke and Naganuma were chosen for their commitment to the values reflected in alumnus Minoru Yasui’s legacy and life.
Portland Program students, Sydney Holmes and Jack Mannis are exploring intellectual property law, media law, and entertainment law while developing transactional lawyering skills in their in-house field placement work at Oregon Public Broadcasting.