ENR Law Center receives National Jurist highest grade among nation's best

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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 the breadth of curricular offerings. Oregon ENR program’s focus on public interest environmental law and commitment to innovation in legal education have made it one of the nation’s most respected programs for more than 50 years.

The ENR center’s robust course offerings in environmental law, clinic and externship options, annual events and extracurricular opportunities helped score the high grade.

The ENR Bowerman Center offers seven interdisciplinary research projects each year, awarding fellowships that combine law student enthusiasm with faculty expertise to provide practical experience and innovative solutions to today’s most challenging environmental issues.

The Center’s interdisciplinary research projects, include:

  • Conservation Trust
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Food Resiliency
  • Global Environmental Democracy
  • Native Environmental Sovereignty
  • Oceans, Coasts, and Watersheds
  • Sustainable Land Use

Recently Oregon School of Law’s Family Law received an A and Business Law an A- to also rank among the nation’s best according to National Jurist’s PreLaw magazine.