News From the Law School

Casey Bage ’23 Selected as 2023 Williamson Award Recipient

Class of 2023 graduate Casey Bage will be recognized at the 35th Annual Environmental Distinguished Visitor Event and Lecture on September 20.

Law School Hosts the 35th Annual Environmental Distinguished Visitor Event and Lecture on 9/20

Professor Emerita Helen Kang of Golden Gate University Law School is the Lewis & Clark Law featured speaker at the 35th Distinguished Visitor Lecture.

U.S. Finds China’s Pangolin Trade Undermines Wildlife Treaty

Professors Erica Lyman and Nick Fromhertz are part of an effort to protect Pangolins – the most heavily trafficked mammals in the world. The U.S. Interior Dept took action as a result of their successful Pelly Petition.

BIPOC Mentorship Program Aids BIPOC Student Success in Law School

The BIPOC Mentorship Program’s 2023 Reception will be held on Sept. 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Legal Research Center.

Professor Helps Facilitate Workshop Series with Ukrainian Legal Clinics

Professor Susan Felstiner participates in a groundbreaking US-Ukrainian Clinicians Workshop Series, fostering collaboration and skill-building to empower legal education in Ukraine.

Northwest Energy Conference on 9/15

The Northwest Opportunities Conference, hosted by the Green Energy Institute and others, includes panels on the benefits and challenges of transportation electrification for environmental justice communities, western electricity market development, and a panel on careers in energy law.

International Law Research Fellow Named

The International Law Committee has selected 3L Kelsey Chapman-Sutton as the International Law Research Fellow for the 2023-24 school year.

Entering Class of 2026 Keeps the Bar Raised for Excellence

Average GPA rankings rose and LSAT scores remained excellent with this year’s incoming class.

NEDC Gives Students Environmental Advocacy Opportunities

NEDC has provided law students with environmental law experience, networking opportunities, and the feeling of community since 1969.

Forum Explores How Data Impacts the Law and Policy

The September 8 Fall Forum on Data in Business & Society will feature topics at the intersection of law and digital governance, data privacy, and artificial intelligence.

Advocacy Center and New Courtroom Expand Experiential Learning

The Lewis & Clark Advocacy Center reinforces the school’s strong commitment to prepare students to be practice-ready advocates. A new teaching courtroom provides the perfect setting.

L&C Law Review is among Top 50 Law Journals in the Washington & Lee Rankings

The renowned Washington & Lee Law Journal Ranking Survey has listed Lewis & Clark Law Review (LCLR) as one of the top 50 law journals.

Electric Car Revolution Puts Native Communities at Risk

New research from Associate Professor of Law Lisa Benjamin explores the positive environmental justice impacts of electric vehicles while urging updates to land-use and mining regulations to protect Native communities.

Inaugural recipient of the John T. Krallman Award Announced

Lauren Matosziuk ’23 has been honored as the inaugural recipient of the John T. Krallman Award, given in memory of a gifted environmental law alum.

Lewis & Clark Law School Announces 2022-23 Outstanding Mentor and Mentee

Lewis & Clark Law School recognized an exceptional mentor and mentee in its 2022-23 mentorship program, honoring Victoria Brandao as Outstanding Mentee and Anna Laird as Outstanding Mentor, highlighting the positive impact of mentorship on students’ legal education and personal growth.