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’s Professor McKinley recipient of UO’s Distinguished Teacher Award

May 28, 2019

Each year, the University of Oregon recognizes a select group of faculty for excellence in teaching through the Distinguished Teacher Award. Michelle McKinley, the School of Law’s Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law, was named recipient of this year’s prestigious Thomas F.Herman Award for Specialized Pedagogy in Undergraduate Legal Studies. McKinley, who has taught undergraduate…
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Oregon’s Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, JD ’75, delivers moving commencement address

May 21, 2019

Oregon’s Attorney General Rosenblum delivered an inspiring commencement address at the 133rdcommencement ceremony on May 18, 2019.  AG Rosenblum, who is a “double-duck,” received a BS from the UO in 1971 and earned her JD degree in 1975. She has practiced law as an assistant U.S. attorney in Eugene and Portland. Additionally, AG Rosenblum has…
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Law launches 2019 UO commencement season

May 21, 2019

More than 1,000 guests gathered on Saturday, May 18, at Matthew Knight Arena to celebrate the School of Law’s 133rd graduating class. One hundred doctor of jurisprudence and master of laws degrees were conferred. This graduation kicks off a series of UO ceremonies taking place in May and June. Public service, global impact and standing for…
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Law Faculty honored with Hollis and Meritorious awards

May 20, 2019

Two faculty were awarded the Orlando John Hollis Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award and Meritorious Service Award at the 2019 commencement ceremony. These awards were created by Oregon Law faculty to honor the service of those who have enhanced legal education and advanced the role of law in society. Orlando John Hollis Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award  Susan Gary,…
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Law Ducks receive University and Emerald 25 Duck Awards

May 10, 2019

Six students from Oregon Law’s Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and Conflict and Dispute Resolution Master’s (CRES) programs, were named recipients of the highly competitive University Awards and The Daily Emerald’s 25 Ducks Award.  University Awards               The…
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