Around the O: This week’s guilty verdict of a Minneapolis police officer for the murder of George Floyd provides some measure of justice, but there is much more work to do to in holding police accountable for misconduct, UO law professor Jennifer Reynolds said. Story Includes link to Dean Marcilynn Burke message.
Around the O: In a state known for its inspiring landscapes — its beauty, how its residents both embrace and rely on it for sustenance — University of Oregon faculty, staff and students bring that same passion and fervor toward studying our environment and tackling the biggest challenges facing it. | Professor Adell Amos and ENR Executive Director Heather Brinton are quoted.
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
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.
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.