News and Features

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.
October 11
Oregon Law traditionally hosts several events in honor of Minoru Yasui’s legacy on his birthday, October 19. This year we are hosting a screening of Never Give Up: Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice, and a remote panel discussion on Minoru Yasui and Our Call to Honor His Civil Rights Legacy.
September 30
Philip H. Knight Professor Mary Wood has received the Oregon State Bar President’s Sustainability Award. Wood is the Faculty Director of Oregon Law’s nationally top ranked Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center.
September 28
Founding director of Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing Program, Professor Emerita Mary Lawrence, JD ’77, died September 23, 2021. She was a pioneer in the national legal writing discipline and a legend in the national community of legal writing professors.
September 24
The Oregon State Bar (OSB) recently released July 2021 bar passage rates.
September 22
Wired: Philip H. Knight Professor Mary Wood is quoted.
September 22
The Conversation: Professor Emerita Susan Gary writes for The Conversation about investments in fossil fuels.
September 8
The University of Oregon School of Law’s annual Fall Celebration for alumni and friends is back this year after last year’s event was held remotely to help keep our community healthy and safe. This year’s four-day celebration is packed full using a blend of virtual and in-person events.