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.


Challenging Laws Professionally

Deputy Solicitor General Anne Egeler Delivers the 2018 Galen Lecture
Feb 09, 2018

One of the principal attorneys in Washington v. Trump, the travel ban litigation, Anne Egeler, Deputy Solicitor General in the Washington Attorney General’s Office, recently visited Oregon Law as the 2018 Galen Distinguished Guest in Legal Writing.   The highlight of the visit was Egeler’s presentation to first-year students, “Challenging the President.” Grounding her…
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Professor john a. powell to deliver Derrick Bell Lecture

Bell Lecture part of Freedom of Expression Series
Feb 04, 2018

The exploration of the fundamental right of free speech is a focus and centerpiece of the University of Oregon's new "Freedom of Expression” series, co-chaired by Dean Marcilynn Burke of the School of Law and Dean Juan-Carlos Molleda of the School of Journalism and Communication. Appropriately, the first voice of the series is that of Professor john a.…
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Oregon Law Represents at Brazil-Japan ADR Seminar

Four Ducks present at Shinshu University in Matsumoto, Japan
Jan 10, 2018

When Roberto de Palma Barracco was an LL.M. student at Oregon Law, he saw an opportunity to connect professionals and academics from around the world. “One of my initiatives was to bring Professor Freitas of Brazil’s University of Sao Paulo - Faculty of Law (FDUSP) and Professor Akiyo of Japan’s Shinshu University together with…
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New Book Revisits Global Call to End Colonialism

Professor Michael Fakhri Edits Bandung, Global History, and International Law Critical Pasts and Pending Futures
Dec 28, 2017

In a collaborative effort with Luis Eslava of the University of Kent, Canterbury and Vasuki Nesiah of New York University, Oregon Law Professor Michael Fakhri edited Bandung, Global History, and International Law Critical Pasts and Pending Futures. Following World War II, European empires and formal colonialism started to crumble. In 1955, while the United States and the USSR found…
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Oregon Law joins multi-institutional group led by Oregon State University

Prof. Adell Amos co-authors National Academy of Sciences research on water scarcity
Oct 31, 2017

Uncertainty about global climate changes heightens the need to anticipate water shortages worldwide. Adell Amos, University of Oregon Law faculty water expert, teamed up with a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional group led by Oregon State University that published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The Willamette Water 2100 project used an integrated approach to evaluate how climate…
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