News From the Law School

Oregon Supreme Court ruling is a Win for CJRC

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled that private medical entities operating in jails must follow state public accommodations laws.

Class of ’22 Career Placements Show Outstanding Opportunities

Lewis & Clark Law grads in demand across practice areas, international borders.

2022 Environmental Law Awards & Scholarship Winners Announced

Several students recognized for their outstanding work in the field of Environmental Law

Third Diehl Environmental Law Fellows Announced

Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Program announced the third round of Diehl Fellowship Recipients

Update Monthly Giving

One of the easiest ways to support Lewis & Clark Law School is through a recurring monthly gift. If you set up a monthly gift before June 1, 2022, you will need to update your information as the law school has a new payment processor.

Students at Lewis & Clark Law Balance Academic and Athletic Commitments

Extended NCAA eligibility as a result of COVID-19 allowed 3 students to continue playing the sport they love while enrolled at Lewis & Clark Law.

Winners Announced in 21st National NALSA Writing Competition

Two papers explored sovereignty in association with the COVID-19 pandemic; a third paper explored solutions to Tulsa’s post-McGirtwhite-collar crime.

Over 200 Graduates Gather for Commencement 2022

The first full commencement ceremony in two years took place at Griswold Stadium for the class of 2022 with over 200 graduates in attendance.

Professor Lisa Benjamin is the 2022 Leo Levenson Award recipient

Akriti Bhargava ’22 presented the coveted Leo Levenson Award for excellence in teaching to Professor Lisa Benjamin on behalf of the graduating class.

Students & alum reflect on the Black Oregonian Pardon Project

The Criminal Justice Reform Clinic’s project seeks to pardon non-expungeable felonies from community members’ records.

2022 Davis Wright Tremaine International Law Writing Competition Winners Announced

The International Law Committee announced the winners of the 2022 Davis Wright Tremaine LLP International Law Writing Awards this month.

Over 160 Law Alums Celebrate Professor Newell

Alums gathered at the law school to pay tribute to one of the school’s longest serving professors, Professor Doug Newell at a “50 Years of Doug!” event on May 6.

Alum, Student Recognized with Harpole Awards

Kristin W. Eaton ’95 and Jose Garcia-Fuerte ’23 are the recipients of this year’s Harpole Attorney Award and Harpole Scholarship, respectively

Professor Co-Authors Prestigious Legal Text

Professor Robert Klonoff has been named a co-author of the frequently cited legal treatise, Federal Practice and Procedure.

Managing Debt as a Public Interest Law Student

Lewis & Clark Law has a wide variety of resources to help public interest-minded students