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 Represents at Brazil-Japan ADR Seminar

Four Ducks present at Shinshu University in Matsumoto, Japan
Jan 10, 2018

When Roberto de Palma Barracco was an LL.M. student at Oregon Law, he saw an opportunity to connect professionals and academics from around the world. “One of my initiatives was to bring Professor Freitas of Brazil’s University of Sao Paulo - Faculty of Law (FDUSP) and Professor Akiyo of Japan’s Shinshu University together with…
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New Book Revisits Global Call to End Colonialism

Professor Michael Fakhri Edits Bandung, Global History, and International Law Critical Pasts and Pending Futures
Dec 28, 2017

In a collaborative effort with Luis Eslava of the University of Kent, Canterbury and Vasuki Nesiah of New York University, Oregon Law Professor Michael Fakhri edited Bandung, Global History, and International Law Critical Pasts and Pending Futures. Following World War II, European empires and formal colonialism started to crumble. In 1955, while the United States and the USSR found…
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Oregon Law joins multi-institutional group led by Oregon State University

Prof. Adell Amos co-authors National Academy of Sciences research on water scarcity
Oct 31, 2017

Uncertainty about global climate changes heightens the need to anticipate water shortages worldwide. Adell Amos, University of Oregon Law faculty water expert, teamed up with a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional group led by Oregon State University that published their findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The Willamette Water 2100 project used an integrated approach to evaluate how climate…
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High-tech Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment

Oct 25, 2017

Carrie Leonetti, associate professor of constitutional law, criminal procedure, and evidence, is going to be a panelist at the Northwest American Constitution Society conference in Portland, October 27. Her topic will be: High-tech Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment — specifically, a case called United States v. Carpenter. The Willamette and Lewis & Clark chapters of the American Constitution Society are very…
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UO Law Domestic Violence Clinic awarded $500,000

Investment expands legal service to seven Lane County campuses
Oct 06, 2017

Eugene, Ore. – The Domestic Violence Clinic at the UO School of Law was recently awarded $500,000 by the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Violence Against Women. The funds will be used to continue services provided by its civil clinic, which serves the Eugene and Springfield communities, and expand services provided by Student Survivor Legal Services, which serves…
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