Oregon School of Law News

What's happening at Oregon Law.

Every day at Oregon Law, our faculty, staff, students, and alumni keep moving forward. They publish, appear on radio and television, give talks, win awards, contribute their time to public service, and do innovative research. Ultimately, they make the world a better place.  Below you'll find the latest stories about what they're doing.


Conflict Resolution Program offers three new specializations in Environmental Conflicts

Aug 14, 2019

Three new specializations in water, climate change and land use conflict will be offered to graduate students just in time for the 2019-20 academic year. Now, students pursuing their Master’s, JD, PhD or professional graduate degrees will get a deeper understanding of the participatory processes, decision-making constraints, and tools to address environmental disputes. Each specialization provides additional context…
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Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund announces new 2019 cohort

Aug 07, 2019

Photo: Top Row (L to R): Casey S. Dreher, Sierra Waechter, Matthew DePaolis, Margaret McAdams, Colin Farnsworth, Makenzie Kaiser. Second Row (L to R): Matthew Gaddis, Lydia Schlitt, Robert Mellinger, Sarah Osborn,  Jessica Moore. Bottom Row (L to R) Brooklynn Armesto-Larson, Alex Huntley-Romanow, Hillary Therien, …
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Meet Oregon Law’s newest faculty

Aug 05, 2019

This August, four new faculty members -- Sarah Adams-Schoen, Angela Addae, Howard Arnett and Latisha Nixon-Jones -- will join Oregon Law. Their diverse expertise ranges from climate resilience, urban redevelopment, and civil rights, to business, American Indian law and disaster law. This faculty cohort is the largest hired in almost a decade and demonstrates…
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Six alumni named recipients of Oregon Law Awards

Jul 30, 2019

Laird Kirkpatrick JD ’68, Cory Smith JD ’00, Craig Ashford JD ’11, Catherine Jedlicka JD ’13, Lauren Blaesing JD ’11 and Joel Sturm JD ‘12, are named recipients of the 2019 Oregon Law Awards.  Each honoree is recognized for their commitment to legal education, advancing justice for under-represented communities and for making significant career, leadership, or service contributions to…
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Chick, Chick, Chick, Hooray!

Jun 12, 2019

The long-awaited hatching of the three osprey chicks has finally happened atop the Knight Law Center at the University of Oregon! Now that they are here, UO Law takes pride in the tradition to name each chick. Over the past couple of weeks people have suggested names for the hatchlings through a social…
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