News and Features

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. 
October 15
Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 6:00 pm.  This virtual event is free and open to the public. The lecture features Dean Emeritus and Professor, Stacy Leeds, from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. A citizen of the Cherokee Nation, Leeds is the first Native American female dean and a prominent Indian law trailblazer. 
October 13
Anna Reutin is a first-generation law student, Japanese American, daughter of immigrant parents, and the 2021 Minoru Yasui Fellow. She earned her BA in Political Science and East Asian Studies from McGill University and her MA in Political Science from Waseda University. Reutin experienced a diverse array of learning settings that contributed to her growth and success as a law student.