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  • Lewis & Clark Law School presented its 2018-19 employment statistics showing 90.8% of 2019 graduates as currently employed or with a near-term start date, or pursuing further graduate education.
  • Calvin Duncan with Professor Aliza Kaplan.
    Incoming 2020 law student Calvin Duncan brings some 23 years of experience in the law from his work as a jailhouse lawyer. While he was an inmate at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, he taught himself the law and helped to free several inmates. Lawyers sought his advice on issues, and he became very good at spotting a promising legal issue among his fellow inmates.
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    The Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) and the Environmental Law Program at Lewis & Clark Law School launches an International Wildlife Law Clinic for Animal Law LLM students, led by wildlife law expert and scholar, Professor Erica Lyman. The Clinic will open in Fall 2020.
  • U.S. News ranks Lewis & Clark Law’s environmental law program number one in the nation for 2021, as well as 2020 rankings. Plus we have nationally recognized programs in Animal Law, Criminal Law, Intellectual Property, Business Law and Public Interest Law.
  • Lewis & Clark Law School is well-known for its beautiful green campus that blends in with the surrounding nature of Tryon Creek State Natural Area. For a school with an environmental law program that is ranked #1 in the nation by US News and World Report and given an A+ ranking by preLaw, it makes sense that the campus itself embraces its natural setting.
  • Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Program announced the first four recipients for Diehl Fellowships. Three current students and one recent graduate were selected from a pool of applicants in February. The 2020 Diehl Environmental Law Fellows are Audrey Leonard ’20, Jesse Caldwell ’20, Teryn Yazdani ’20, and Dani Replogle ’19. Each Fellow will receive a $40,000 stipend for their work in public interest environmental law.
  • Professor Tom Buchele
    Earthrise Law Center recently submitted extensive comments on the government’s proposed changes for how federal agencies must comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Professor Aliza Kaplan
    In a story about non-unanimous juries, professor Aliza Kaplan and the Criminal Justice Reform Clinic are mentioned for research on how the law affects Oregonians.
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Law School Commencement 1992
    The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to ever sit on the nation’s highest court, saddened the Lewis & Clark community. On September 29, 2020 from 5:00-6:00p.m. the Law School’s Alumni Board is hosting an online vigil to honor and reminisce on this amazing woman’s career and life.
  • Lewis & Clark Law School welcomed a strong and diverse 1L class to campus this fall, in the socially distant outdoor seating within our amphitheater.