News From the Law School

Professor Honored as a Trailblazer in Immigration Law

Known for her work in pioneering the field of crimmigration, Professor Juliet Stumpf has been named an Immigration Law Trailblazer in the National Law Journal.

Complex Litigation Symposium Sheds Light on Access to Justice

Legal experts, judges, and students examine the impact and importance of class actions and aggregate litigation at a recent symposium.

Ukrainian Lawyer Named Outstanding Animal Law LLM Graduate

The Outstanding Animal Law LLM Graduate Award is given annually in memory of Florence Kaufelt, a lifelong friend of animals. This year, Ukrainian attorney Hanna Tereshko received the award. 

Professor Robert Klonoff Elected to American Law Institute Council

Celebrated legal scholar Professor Robert Klonoff secures important role as he is elected to the American Law Institute Council.

Dr. Raj Reddy Named Assistant Professor of Animal Law

Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy steps into a critical new role as an Assistant Professor of Animal Law at the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) at Lewis & Clark Law School.

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds California Prop 12: Get Farmed Animals Out of Cages

Professor Joyce Tischler summarizes why the United States Supreme Court’s decision upholding Proposition 12 is monumental for animals.

2023 DWT International Law Writing Awards

Two 2023 grads win the Davis Wright Tremaine International Law Writing Award for 2023.

Lezak Social Justice Fellows Named

Four law students were named Lezak Social Justice Fellows in 2023, supporting their work for community organizations this summer.

Law Students Help to Plan National Environmental Conference

Lewis & Clark Law School student, Colin Pohlman (3L) and alum, Jackson Moffett (JD ’23), helped plan and execute the combined New Directions in Environmental Law Conference and Food Law Student Leadership Summit, which took place at Yale Law School and Yale School of the Environment this spring.

Prof. Gives a Tutorial on Lawyer2Lawyer podcast

Prof. Craig Johnston gave a tutorial on the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and hazardous waste regulation on a recent Lawyer2Lawyer podcast.

Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

Law student groups host timber exec and Native American forest management director to discuss forest management perspectives.

92% of Grads Employed Within 10 Months

Lewis & Clark Law continues its trend of high employment totals, with over 92% employed total for 2022 graduates; of those, 98% are employed as attorneys or in jobs that require a JD.

Lewis & Clark Law Review Focuses on Social Media, Psilocybin, and Other Legal Issues

LC Law Review’s Winter Issue features papers by law professors, alums, and recent graduates.

Alumni Achieve a Historic Settlement in Fight Against Forever Chemicals

Lewis & Clark alumni helped win a $698 million settlement related to Monsanto’s role in the sale and promotion of PCBs.

Professor Recognized for Environmental Leadership from Oregon State Bar

Caroline Lobdell, adjunct professor and director of WRLC, was recognized by the Environmental & Natural Resources Section of the Oregon State Bar with their annual award.