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- Our clinics are providing practical opportunities for students to represent, litigate, advocate for legislation, and be a voice for those who have limited ability to navigate the legal system
- For decades, the defense bar in the two states demanded to know how their courts could reconcile “guilt beyond a reasonable doubt” with a willingness to convict when only 83 percent of the jurors agreed the accused was guilty.
- Lewis & Clark Alumni Find Challenges and Opportunities in Alaska
From the Dean
Our mission at Lewis & Clark Law School is to help our students “develop the legal knowledge, critical thinking, practical skills, and values that empower them to excel as ethical and engaged professionals in a diverse and dynamic world.”
- Three law students aced the challenging interschool advocacy moot court competition this year.
- At the required ABA reporting of employment in March 2022, 93.71 percent of the 2021 grads were employed or pursuing a graduate degree within 10 months of graduation.
- Three new degrees were announced in 2021–22, offering unprecedented online and in-person access to world-class animal and environmental law programs.
- Lewis & Clark Law School expands its faculty roster with three new professors and a visiting professor.
Events of Note
- Lewis & Clark alumni have a long tradition of mentoring students. Our 1L students are paired with attorney mentors in the Oregon legal community who have shared interests and backgrounds.
- The first full commencement ceremony in two years took place outside at Griswold Stadium, with more than 200 graduates in attendance.
- Virtual PILP Auction Raises $62K
Faculty and Staff News
- Akriti Bhargava ’22 presented the coveted Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching to Professor Lisa Benjamin on behalf of the graduating class.
- Lewis & Clark Emerita Professor of Law of Law Susan Mandiberg spent more than four decades enriching the Lewis & Clark Law School community. We spoke to Susan, her colleagues, and her former students on the occasion of her retirement.
- Professor Lydia Pallas Loren and Colleagues Work to Clarify Evolving Copyright Law