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.


2019 US News Rankings Put Oregon Law on the Rise

First in Oregon and Leading in Specialty Programs
Mar 19, 2018

The University of Oregon School of Law is on the Rise and First in the State U.S. News and World Report Ranking is No. 1 in Oregon and among top in nation in Legal Writing, Dispute Resolution, and Environmental Law   (Eugene, Ore.) – The University of Oregon School of Law distinguishes itself once again as a top…
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Oregon Supreme Court Visits Oregon Law

Mar 09, 2018

Majority-female court hears cases, meets with students on International Women's Day Eugene, Ore. – On International Women's Day, the University of Oregon School of Law hosted the Oregon Supreme Court for oral arguments of two cases. This is the 19th time the court has been in session at the Knight Law Center of the School of Law. …
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David Bartz to Be Honored with Frohnmayer Award for Public Service

Ceremony to take place in Portland on April 20
Feb 28, 2018

Eugene, Ore. – The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to announce David F. Bartz, Jr., class of 1982, will be honored with the 2018 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service on April 20 in Portland, Ore. Bartz is chair emeritus and shareholder of the regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. In nominating Bartz, his peers among alumni of Oregon Law…
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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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