News From the Law School

Victory for the Māui Dolphin

Earthrise achieves a significant victory for the critically endangered Māui Dolphin.

Paving a Way for Non-Citizen Law Students

Alumni and students who founded UndocuLaw Northwest receive awards for “How to Apply to Law School for Non-citizen Immigrants.”

Two more professors join prestigious American Law Institute

Profs Samir Parikh and Juliet Stumpf join the ALI as two of its newest members.

Professor Organizes Private Equity Symposium

Professor Samir Parikh spearheaded a symposium hosted by the University of Pennsylvania Law Review that explored private equity’s shadowed practices in distressed debt markets.

Professor Named Fellow of American College of Bankruptcy

Professor Samir Parikh was admitted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He is one of only 60 law professors in the group.

Patent Clinic Celebrates Five Years

SBLC’s patent clinic continues to provide vital legal services to Oregon’s small businesses and trains the next generation of lawyers.

Join the Next Generation of Animal Advocates

We are now welcoming applications for our Animal Law LLM (for lawyers) and our MSL (for non-lawyers)—both offered in-person and online—for Fall 2023.

Boley Library Displays ‘Orphan Wells’ Photo Collection

Megan Kirkwood’s photographs, Orphan Wells of Caddo County, illustrate the aftermath of oil and gas development in the United States.

Juliana Minn ’16 Directs Small Business Legal Clinic

The Small Business Legal Clinic has a new director: Alumna Juliana Minn.

Lewis & Clark Has Oregon’s Highest Bar Pass Rate

84% of Lewis & Clark’s 118 graduates passed the 2022 Oregon July Bar Exam on their first try, compared to the statewide average of 78%.

Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month Stories

November is Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month, so we asked five L&C community members to share their stories and what this month means to them.

Professor Receives Awards for Outstanding Criminal Justice Work

Three awards were given to Professor Aliza Kaplan, Director of the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic and Professor of Lawyering for her criminal justice work in Oregon.

Huffman Award 2022 Recognizes Professor Schraub

Professor David Schraub is the third recipient of the Huffman Scholarship Award for his article, Sadomasochistic Judging.

GEI Defeats Request to Raise Gas Bills

The Green Energy Institute (GEI) and Earthjustice celebrate victory while representing climate, environmental justice, and community-led social justice organizations in proceeding by Oregon regulators reviewing NW Natural’s request to raise gas bills.

Law Review Rises in the Rankings

For the third year in a row, the Lewis & Clark Law Review has risen in the influential Washington & Lee Law Journal Rankings, now ranking 44 among general journals.