News and Features

April 21
The Conversation: UO law professor Liz Tippett writes for The Conversation.The story was picked up by the following outlets: Connecticut Post, Houston Chronicle, NewsBreak, Flipboard, Associated Press, Yahoo
April 20
Around the O: Sandy Weintraub, Director of the Oregon Law Commission; Interim Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, is featured.
April 14
The Guardian: Michael Fakhri, the UN special rapporteur on the right to food, says the US food system is built on injustices but there is hope where people are prioritizing the right to food
April 12
When Oregon Law student Jacob Landsberg received his client file in the early morning hours of Friday, January 15, 2021, he had just 24 hours to prepare for his first virtual negotiation session in Baylor Law’s The Closer.  
April 8
The members of the national Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) have selected Oregon Law professor Rebekah Hanley to serve as their incoming President-Elect.
April 2
Erik Girvan’s research investigates how stereotypes, attitudes, and other biases might impact decisions in the legal system.
March 29
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.
March 29
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.
March 26
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. 
March 9
Like in the days of Yasui, civil rights and constitutional rights have come to the forefront of our country. We must rededicate ourselves to treating people humanely.” - Bill Waterman BS ‘77, JD ‘82