School of Law

January 29

Law school dean to step down, return to faculty

Michael Moffitt, who joined the law school in 2001, will return to faculty position, where he focuses on mediation, negotiation and civil procedure.
UO President Michael Schill
January 25

President Schill to discuss access and education

Schill in November announced the Oregon Commitment, which provides many in-state students the support they need to graduate in four years.
Margaret Hallock introducing the governor at a Morse Center event
January 20

Margaret Hallock retires after more than 30 years at UO

As a tribute to her contributions, the Morse Center is establishing the Margaret Hallock Program for Women's Rights to carry on her work.
January 5

Wayne Morse Center’s resident scholars deadline arriving soon

Two resident scholars will be selected to pursue research on topics in politics and policy or the future of public education.
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.