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.


Oregon Law sees increase in July Bar Exam Pass Rates

Oct 14, 2019

Alumni of the School of Law who sat for the bar exam for the first time this July achieved a pass rate of 86 percent in Oregon and 100 percent pass rates in both Washington and Idaho.   “I’m  thrilled that Oregon Law graduates performed well on the recent bar exam and…
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The school of law marks 135th anniversary

Oct 10, 2019

Since its founding on October 10, 1884, the University of Oregon School of Law and its faculty and helped shape the foundational laws of the state and the region for 135 years.  When most lawyers received their legal education by “reading law” while working in lawyer’s offices over a century ago, Oregon Law, the “hope…
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New Oregon Law professor Angela Addae connects environmental law, race and gentrification

Sep 23, 2019

Angela Addae comes to Oregon Law from Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt in Portland, Oregon. As a litigation attorney, she argued in Oregon state courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.   As an assistant professor with the ENR Center, Addae brings a…
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Tax Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary and Worldwide Perspective

Sep 20, 2019

Professor Roberta Mann’s new book, Tax Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary and Worldwide Perspective, is an edited volume with co-editor Tracey M. Roberts of Samford University. The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to explore the ways in which tax policy can be used to solve environmental problems throughout the world. This 308-page book,…
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Q & A with Oregon Supreme Court Justice David Brewer

Sep 17, 2019

The Honorable David Brewer served on the Oregon Supreme Court from 2013-2017, when he retired from the bench. Justice Brewer graduated from Oregon Law in 1977 and after law school, he remained in Eugene to practice civil litigation, family, commercial, probate, and real property law (1977 - 1993).  He previously served on the Oregon Court of Appeals 1999 - 2012 and on the…
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