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 Community Foundation grants $1.8 million to Oregon Law

Funding will boost the research capacity of the ENR Center and operating support for Nonprofit Clinic
Sep 19, 2017

A pair of Oregon Community Foundation grants totaling $1.8 million will expand opportunities for University of Oregon students and faculty members to develop environmental policy and work with nonprofits in the region. Michael H. Schill, UO president and professor of law, said the investments, which are expanding programs housed in the UO School of Law, are an affirmation of the university…
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Three UO Scholars Elected to American Law Institute

Carl Bjerre, Susan Gary, and Merle Weiner elected to prestigious law organization
Sep 14, 2017

Eugene, Ore. – Eight members of the University of Oregon’s School of Law now belong to the prestigious American Law Institute. The three most recently elected members are Carl Bjerre, in 2016, and Susan Gary and Merle Weiner, both in 2017. “Being elected to ALI is a distinct professional honor. Having so many of Oregon Law’s faculty…
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Local Artist Greg Giesy Brings “Connecting with Nature” Photo Exhibit to the UO School of Law

Exhibit runs through Dec. 18 with reception on Sept. 21 at the Knight Law Center
Aug 29, 2017

Eugene, Ore. – Award winning photographer Greg Giesy brings his exhibit, "Connecting with Nature," to the University of Oregon School of Law, open weekdays through December 18. A reception with the artist will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 p…
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Eclipse 2017

Aug 21, 2017

For many UO Law students, today is a once in a lifetime moment. It marks the beginning of their journey in law and an opportunity to witness a rare solar eclipse.  Dozens of students and faculty stepped away from the first classes of the year and gathered in the courtyard to don glasses and watch the sky transform. -…
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Dean Marcilynn A. Burke Speaks about Charlottesville

Aug 15, 2017

As the University of Oregon School of Law welcomed students for the new academic year on Monday, August 14, Dean Marcilynn A. Burke made the following statement about the events in Charlottesville, Va. on Friday and Saturday. “The strength of this country, this university, and this law school is in the diversity of and the contributions made by people of…
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