Faculty Resources Home

Greetings!  The Law Faculty Resources site gathers information and references primarily for Lewis & Clark Law faculty to use to enhance their teaching, scholarship, and work with the law school, profession, and community.  Outside readers may find many resources password protected.

Faculty — please check the Teaching Support page, with cites for accessed books and articles on learning outcomes, teaching methods, and assessment. 


Faculty Deadlines:

Law School’s Academic Calendar

Fulbright Scholar Grant Applications Due: Early August

Summer Research Grant Applications Due: Early March

Student Research Assistant Applications Due: Early April

Topics for Research Scholar Classes Due: Mid-April

Individual Student Tutorials Due: Early November for Spring; Late March for Fall

Yearly Faculty Activity Reports Due: Mid-May


Faculty Events to Note:
Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching- This award is voted on annually by the graduating class of Lewis & Clark Law School and presented to a full-time faculty member whose teaching has had a significant impact on the class.

Justice Kennedy Lecture Series 
- Fall (September/October); the program was established with the approval of Justice Anthony Kennedy when he visited the law school in the fall of 2008.  The lecture series is designed to promote discussion of cutting-edge issues affecting the U.S. Supreme Court and the Constitution. 
2020 speaker Richard Lazarus
Past: 20182017

James L. Huffman Lecture - Fall and Winter (October/November and March); in honor of the Western Resources Legal Center, a legal education program that provides top law students an opportunity to develop practical legal skills and specific knowledge of natural resources and environmental laws by assisting with the legal representation of farmers, ranchers, miners, foresters, resource developers, and other natural resource dependent entities.
Past: 20182017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture Series
 - January; an endowed lecture series honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., made possible by a generous grant from Jacqueline Alexander and Lee Matthews. The mission is to bring internationally recognized legal scholars, practitioners, jurists and civil rights leaders to Lewis & Clark to present a lecture to our law school community on issues of diversity, race relations, tolerance, and equal rights. 
2022 speakers TBD
Past: 2021, 2020, 20192018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Women in the Law - March; the Honorable Betty Roberts Women in the Law Program is made possible through a generous endowment from Williams O’Leary LLC.
Past: 20182017, 2016, 201520132011, 20102009

Higgins Distinguished Visitor
 - March; the Higgins Distinguished Visitor is endowed by a grant from the Lorene Sails Higgins Charitable Trust. The law school provides an opportunity for Lewis & Clark faculty, students, and the Portland community to learn from and interact with leading legal scholars from around the world. 
Past: 20192018 

Policy Statement Links:

Lewis & Clark Institutional Polices (e.g. Code of Ethics, Equal Employment, FERPA, Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct)

Lewis & Clark Faculty Handbook


Lewis & Clark Publicity Office

Are you willing to be interviewed about current legal issues? Would you like to explore ways to get media coverage of important legal issues? Contact Roy Kaufmann (503-768-7961) or Judy Asbury (503-768-6605).

Media sources that are looking for background information or a quote should also contact Joe Becker who can direct them to the appropriate party.

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