Legal Writing Program Ranked #1 Nationally by US News for Fourth Consecutive Year

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Oregon Law’s Legal Research and Writing (LRW) Program is #1 in the nation, according to US News and World Report, marking its fourth year in the top spot. This is the second year Oregon Law holds the top spot alone, after two years sharing the #1 ranking with another excellent school. This marks the seventeenth consecutive year that Oregon Law has been in the top ten nationally for legal writing. 

The LRW faculty at Oregon Law are leaders and innovators with national recognition. Our LRW faculty earn awards for their teaching and service, lead national organizations and scholarly journals, and publish important books and articles. The LRW Program is proud to continue its long tradition—since 1978—of preparing students for real-world legal practice.

Learn more about Oregon Law’s LRW Program.

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