Law & Public Policy Concentration

Opening doors to justice is integral to the mission of Oregon Law. Our Law and Public Policy concentration is designed for students interested in developing skills required for policy-oriented positions and public sector legal practice.


To complete the requirements of the concentration, you must satisfactorily complete four (4) of the following courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Legislation
  • Legislative Issues Workshop
  • Local Government Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Clinic
  • State Administrative Law

You must also satisfactorily complete seven (7) courses total from the following courses:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Litigation Strategy
  • Animal Law
  • Arbitration
  • Children and the Law
  • Civil Practice Clinic
  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Criminal Defense Clinic
  • Criminal Prosecution Clinic
  • Disability Law
  • Domestic Violence Civil Clinic
  • Domestic Violence Protective Order Clinic
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Clinic
  • Federal Jurisdiction
  • Human Rights Law
  • Human Rights and the Environment
  • Immigration Law
  • Indian Law
  • Innovation in Criminal Justice
  • Interview and Counsel
  • Judicial Field Placement
  • Labor Law
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Public Service Field Placement (Nonprofit organizations or government)
  • Race, Gender, Bias, and the Law
  • Remedies
  • Trial Practice
  • Tribal Courts and Tribal Law
  • Water Resources Law
  • Worker’s Compensation Law
  • Women and the Law

In addition to completing the curriculum referenced above, you must write a high quality professional academic research paper concerning public interest law or public policy issues.

A full list of requirements and procedures is available to current students in MyLaw. The information contained on this page is only a summary of the academic requirements.

For specific course requirements for individual concentrations, please go to “Forms” under the Registrar’s tab in MyLaw.

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