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.

MLK Event to Honor Professors Girvan and McKinley and CRES student Gomalo

Jan 13, 2017

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, two members of the Oregon Law faculty, Erik Girvan and Michelle McKinley, will be recognized for their exemplary work to further civil rights, equity and inclusion in the model of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Kena Gomalo, a student enrolled concurrently in the Conflict and Dispute Resolution and International Studies Master’s degree programs will also…
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Timekeeping Software Can Disadvantage Hourly Workers

New study by Professor Elizabeth Tippett identifies problematic features in common types of timekeeping software.
Jan 10, 2017

A new study by Elizabeth Tippett of the University of Oregon School of Law finds that timekeeping software for managing employee hours could undermine compliance with wage and hour laws.  The study, “When Timekeeping Software Undermines Compliance,” is published in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology and is co-authored by Charlotte S. Alexander of Georgia State…
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Giselle Schmitz selected as Hans Linde Fellow

Dec 07, 2016

The Oregon Law Public Law and Policy Program is pleased to announce that Giselle Schmitz has been selected as the 2016-7 Hans Linde Fellow. Schmitz, a third-year law student, will study the implications of forced environmental migration by focusing on the disappearance of habitable land on the Marshall Islands. She will present her research at the Public Interest Environmental Law…
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Lokey gift creates Oregon Law’s new Dave Frohnmayer Chair

Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law
Nov 21, 2016

With a generous lead gift from Lorry I. Lokey, the University of Oregon School of Law has established the largest endowment for a named faculty position, the Dave Frohnmayer Chair in Leadership and Law. With this new faculty position, Oregon Law becomes one of the few law schools in the nation to offer a specialization in leadership development. Gifts to…
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Message from the Dean

Nov 02, 2016

​Dear Oregon Law Alumni and Friends, With great frustration about the circumstances that compel me to do so, I write to share with you a message that went out late last night from the President, the Provost, the Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, and me. As you will read, a University of Oregon School of Law faculty member wore…
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