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.


Law School at University of Oregon moves up in 2020 US News rankings

Specialty programs ranked in top ten
Mar 08, 2019

(Eugene, Ore.) The University of Oregon School of Law has once again been named a top law school in the Pacific Northwest by U.S. News and World Report. The law school remained first in Oregon and second in the Pacific Northwest with its move up to 83 in the nation, an increase from last year’s rank of 85. Three…
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ENR Law Center receives National Jurist highest grade among nation’s best

Mar 05, 2019

The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental Natural Resources Law Center received a grade of ‘A+’ according to newly released rankings from preLaw magazine, a publication of The National Jurist. A+ is the highest score possible on its new list of best law school programs. The magazine graded law schools based on…
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An Interview with Tonya Harding

Rayna Jackson
Feb 27, 2019

In anticipation of her appearance at the 20th Anniversary Domestic Violence Clinic Gala and Fundraiser, Tonya Harding talks with the UO School of Law about her experiences with domestic violence. Note: The content of this interview includes themes of violence, which may be distressing for some readers.  Why share this part of your story now? I have never…
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Jeffrey Beaver to Be Honored with Frohnmayer Award for Public Service

Jan 23, 2019

Eugene, Ore. – The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to announce Jeffrey Beaver, class of 1985, will be honored with the 2019 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service on April 12 in Portland, Ore. Beaver is a partner in the Seattle office of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn. In nominating Beaver, his peers among alumni of Oregon Law have named him…
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July 2018 Bar Exam Results

Sep 28, 2018

Eugene, Ore. – Alumni of the School of Law who sat for the bar exam for the first time this July achieved a pass rate of 83 percent in Oregon and 100 percent pass rate in Washington. These rates exceed the statewide average pass rate in Oregon by five percent and in Washington by nearly 21 percent.  “I’m …
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