Clinic Updates

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
clinic update, Fall-2022

Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment Update

The Global Law Alliance for Animals and the Environment (GLA) provides a clinical experience for JD students interested in environmental and/or animal law and a specialized clinic for the Center for Animal Law Studies international LLM students interested in wildlife issues. Students worked on these issues and more:
clinic update, Fall-2022
SBLC and LITC students at their new downtown Portland clinic space.

Small Business Legal Clinic Update

The Small Business Legal Clinic (SBLC) served 415 clients, with 60 percent BIPOC-owned businesses and 57 percent women-owned businesses this past year. This was a new record and the first time the clinic served more than 400 clients in a year!
clinic update, Fall-2022
A teaching moment (LtoR) Bree Yamada '24, Tanner Baloh '24, Professor Sarah Lora (LITC director), and Meg Jones '24.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic Updates

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) provides free need-based legal representation in federal tax matters, specializing in client controversies with the IRS.
clinic update, Fall-2022

Criminal Justice Reform Clinic (CJRC) Updates

The clinic and its students work on issues including clemency, parole, access to courts for incarcerated youth, and forensic science in criminal cases.
clinic update, Fall-2022

Green Energy Institute Updates

The Green Energy Institute (GEI) develops smart and comprehensive legal and policy strategies to address climate change and support a swift and equitable transition to a sustainable, carbon-free energy grid.
clinic update, earthrise, Fall-2022
The Colorado River's Glen Canyon Dam.

Earthrise Updates

Earthrise is an environmental and natural resources litigation clinic serving nonprofit conservation organizations