Other achievements for the school include:
• The top-ranked law school in Oregon.
• The #2 law school in the Pacific Northwest.
Oregon Law's specialty programs continue to be strong in the rankings, with 3 among the top positions:
#4: Legal Research and Writing
#7: Alternative Dispute Resolution
#13: Environmental and Natural Resources Law
• Oregon Law is one of only 8 public law schools in the nation with 3 or more top-ranked programs.
Professor Suzanne Rowe, the director of Oregon Law's #4 Legal Research and Writing program, credits her colleagues with the LRW Program’s consistently high ranking. “Our LRW professors are among the best in the nation, and students flourish in classes and in law practice.” She noted that LRW faculty at Oregon Law complement their teaching by publishing textbooks that are used across the country and by leading national legal writing organizations.
Jennifer Reynolds, director of Oregon Law's #7 Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, said "The ADR Center is honored and encouraged by this recognition. We plan to continue working for social justice by teaching alternative processes, promoting innovative research, and offering rich, diverse programming."
And Mary Wood, faculty director for Oregon Law's #13 Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, said “Our program remains at the cutting edge of environmental law as it changes to meet the emerging needs of society. With the impending threat of climate change, we believe the need for environmental law will become more important than ever—and we are ready for it.”