School of Law

From left: Gordon Hirabayashi, Minoru Yasui and Fred Korematsu in 1983
November 17

UO law grad Minoru Yasui to receive Medal of Freedom

Yasui was one of three men who challenged the forced internment of people of Japanese ancestry after the start of WWII.
Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree
November 4

Black Lives Matter: Charles Ogletree to speak at UO Nov. 12

In addition to his campus appearance, Ogletree also will speak at the First Congregational Church in Portland on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Public education is the 2015-17 topic of the UO's Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
September 29

Wayne Morse Center delves into the future of public education

The two-year program will delve into Oregon's school funding problem as well as issues of access, opportunity and equity in education.
September 16

UO Natural Resources Law Center to host symposium on Western drought

The day-long seminar will bring together researchers, policymakers and water experts to discuss the implications of declining water supplies.
September 15

O'Connell Conference to explore current issues in higher education

The annual conference, hosted by the UO's Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, will be held at the White Stag Building in Portland.
UO law professor Mary Wood cited for climate work by More magazine
September 9

Magazine names UO law professor Mary Wood a 'Climate Avenger'

The More magazine and website praises Wood for her work using the public trust doctrine as a vehicle to speed action on climate change.
Students returned to the Knight Law Center for the start of fall semester on Monday
August 27

Legal Ducks lead the wave of students starting fall classes

Oregon Law students, who began the fall semester last Monday, welcome a first-year class of 128 students from 31 states and three countries.
Kiersten Muenchinger and Michelle McKinley
July 22

Two UO professors named Fulbright scholars for 2015-16

Law professor Michelle McKinley and product design professor Kiersten Muenchinger plan international research programs.
UO School of Law graduation
May 14

Law school's Class of 2015 prepares to embark on new careers

A graduating class of 135 students mark the end of their three-year educational journey this Saturday.
Mary Wood
April 8

Forbes story highlights work done by the UO's Mary Wood

Wood has championed the concept of atmospheric trust litigation, which is being tested in a pending lawsuit.

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