News and Features

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.
August 13
The Conversation: Elizabeth Tippett, associate professor of law at the University of Oregon, writes a piece for The Conversation. 
August 11
NW News Network: Andrea Coles-Bjerre, associate professor of law at the University of Oregon, provides expert commentary.