News and Features


law school deans
August 20
Marcilynn A. Burke, Dean and Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law at the School of Law, joins the deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series. The series uses a virtual platform to engage prospective students and encourage a robust conversation about legal education.
Judge Ann Aiken
August 20
The Honorable Ann Aiken, U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Oregon was named the 2020 recipient of Oregon Law’s Meritorious Service Award. The award was created by Oregon Law faculty to honor the service of those who have enhanced legal education and advanced the role of law in society. 
August 17
The Conversation: UO law professor Ofer Raban writes for The Conversation. The story was picked up by the following outlets: The Raw Story, Houston Chronicle, Flipboard, Connecticut Post, Albany Times-Union, Stamford Advocate, Idaho Press-Tribune, The Telegraph, MarketWatch, Yahoo Noticias, The Conversation en Español, and Around the O. 
August 12
Newsweek: Associate Professor Elizabeth Tippett is quoted.
August 7
Newsweek: Assistant Professor Sarah Adams-Schoen provides expert commentary.
2020 Public Law and Policy Fellows
July 28
Public Law & Policy Fellows at the start of the academic year. Left to Right: McKenna Rackleff, Gareth Ford, Zach Metzger, Victoria Nguyen, Meghan Gross, and Taylor Kinch.
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July 22
Grist: Assistant Professor Greg Dotson provides expert commentary.
July 21
The Register-Guard: Professor Michelle McKinley and UO anthropology faculty members MarÍa Fernanda Escallon and Lynn Stephen provide guest viewpoints.
July 21
The Tyee: Professor Mary Wood provides expert commentary.
William K. Knight Law Center
July 21
Quarterly alumni achievements are listed in alphabetical order.  Philip Bentley, BS ’94, JD ’00, was appointed CEO of the Portland-based Oregon Health Care Association, effective January 2021.