News and Features

January 11
Oregon Law is taking part in a new Bar Fellows program instituted by the Lane County Bar Association (LCBA). Four UO law students earned the fellowship during the 2021-22 academic year. This year’s LCBA Fellows are Amber Bozeman, Danielle Riege, Fiona Vettes, and Kiali Wong.
January 3
AtO: Faculty members and students are encouraged to look at ways to protect Oregon consumers
December 21
Oregon Law alumni have been key to opening doors for Joe Matteo, a first-generation 2L student.
December 15
Around the O: Kristen Bell uses data science to identify discrepancies in prisoner releases
November 23
Two Oregon Law Fellows, Anne Wolke, and Brenden Catt, recently presented at the State of the Coast conference hosted by Sea Grant. The two shared innovative ideas and research about Oregon’s Coast, and how to preserve its natural beauty.
November 10
Thanks in part to a $1 million commitment from Ron and Linda Greenman, future generations will have similar opportunities to pursue careers in business law, an expanding UO program that’s making remarkable strides.“We’re very grateful for this generous gift,” says Marcilynn A. Burke, dean of the law school and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law.
November 5
In the 2021-22 academic year, Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program welcomes colleagues from across the country who bring diverse backgrounds and approaches to teaching, legal scholarship, and the practice of law to the Oregon Law community.
November 2
Around the O: UO experts weigh in on the COP26 UN climate summit, Professor Mary Woods provides legal commentary.
October 25
On November 16, at 6:00 p.m., Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law, will speak with Kimberly Johnson, UO’s Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success.
October 15
Sports law program paves the path towards great success.   In the summer of 2021, Anne Marie Burke landed a job with Spurs Sports and Entertainment as a Legal Associate in San Antonio, Texas. In her new role, she serves as in-house counsel for Spurs Sports and Entertainment. Burke advises various departments on the latest laws and policies in several areas, including intellectual property, employment, and sports betting. The company owns the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs, the NBA G-League’s Austin Spurs and the USL’s San Antonio Football Club.