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Jeffrey Jones

Associate Professor of Law

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Latest Highlights


  • “2014 Affirmative Action Update.” Oregon State Bar Government Lawyers Section Annual Seminar, Lincoln City, Oregon. February 2014. With Brandon Kline ’15 and Rudolph Jeffries ’15.

  • “The Religious Freedom, Establishment, Regulation, Tolerance, and Accommodation: Meeting the New Challenges of Religion.” Education Law Association. November 2013. With Paula Barran.

  • “Virtual Whistleblowing: These Class Clowns Aren’t That Funny.” Barran Liebman Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Portland, Oregon. September 2013.


  • “The Proactive Approach to Title IX Retaliation Claims.” Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Newsletter, (2013).

  • “Off-Campus Harassment: Identifying the Geographical Reach of Title IX Compliance.” URMIA Journal, (2013). With Paula Barran.

Jeffrey Jones is an Associate Professor of Law and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy. Prior to law school, Jeff was an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts-Boston where he specialized in the philosophy of law. Jeff started his legal career at Davis Wright Tremaine and then moved to Barran Liebman LLP, where he remains Of Counsel in employment law matters. Jeff’s main research and practice focus is employment law, particularly the specialized employment and compliance needs of colleges and universities. Jeff also writes in the areas of property law and property jurisprudence.

Specialty Areas & Course Descriptions

Academic Credentials

  • J. D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Separately Published Works


Works Published as Part of a Collection

  • The Public’s Interest in “Private” Employment Relations, 16 Lewis & Clark Law Review 657 (2012).
  • The Existential Limits of Employment Law (book review), 7 Journal of Law, Culture and the Humanities (2011).
  • Property and Personhood Revisited, 1 Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy 93 (2011).
  • Property Rights, Property Wrongs, and Chattel Dispossession under Self-Storage Leases, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 1015 (2011).
  • Enfeebling the ADA: The ADA Amendment Act of 2008, 62 Oklahoma Law Review 667 (2010).
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Jeffrey Jones Associate Professor of Law

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