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U.S. Ambassador Adrian Zuckerman and Federal Prosecutor Scott Kerin

Alum Receives U.S. Attorney General and Embassy Awards for His International Work

Alum Scott Kerin ’96 has recently been acknowledged for his work at the U.S. Embassy in Bucharest combatting human trafficking.
business law, international law, student event

CBLI and the International Law Program Host Import and Export Symposium March 6

Lewis & Clark’s Center for Business Law and Innovation and the International Law Program are holding a half-day symposium titled Importing and Exporting Amid a Trade War: Tariffs, Export Control, and Sanctions. The event will be held at the Lewis and Clark Campus on March 6, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a reception following.
climate change, environment, environmental law, international law

Lewis & Clark and GNHRE Host Webinar on the Outcome of COP25

Lewis & Clark Law School and the Global Network for Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE) are hosting the first webinar in the GNHRE webinar series on February 10, 2020 at 11:00a.m. EST on “The Outcomes of COP25-Implications for the Climate Vulnerable.”
admissions, civic engagement, collaborative research, cybersecurity, international affairs, international education, open to the public, politics, Portland, symposia
Symposium cochairs Samuel Stites BA '18 and Vinaya Bharam BA '19

International Affairs Symposium: The Scramble for Sovereignty

Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium is the oldest student-run symposium in the country. This year’s event, which runs April 9 through 11, will explore current topics intersecting with sovereignty via debates among prominent scholars.
international law, moot court
Congratulatory banner for the Jessup winners from Iran

A coach’s recap of the 2017 Jessup Moot Court International Rounds

Dagmar Butte ’91 describes the experience of competing in the Jessup International Competition in 2017.

Prof. Lyman serves as advisor at recent climate change meetings in Morocco

Professor Erica Lyman, Staff Attorney for the International Environmental Law Project, continued to support the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) as a legal advisor to the Maldives, which currently serves as the Chair of AOSIS, at the climate change meeting held recently in Marrakech, Morocco.
Lewis & Clark moot court students with the team from Cambodia

Students compete in international rounds of Jessup Moot Court Competition

The Lewis & Clark Jessup International Law Moot Court Team finished 2nd in the South Regional this year and advanced to the International Rounds held the first week of April in Washington D.C.
Sponsors Janet Hoffman and Chris Helmer '74 with Professor George Foster.

International Law Symposium “Managing Corruption Risks in International Business” is a success

On March 4, 2016, the Law School hosted the 2016 Lewis & Clark International Law Symposium on Managing Corruption Risks in International Business.

Faculty, students and alums actively involved in Paris climate negotiations

Lewis & Clark Law School had a significant presence at the climate change negotiations in Paris (UNFCCC 21st Conference of the Parties aka “COP 21”) in December.  Erica Lyman, Clinical Professor and Staff Attorney for the International Environmental Law Project (IELP), and a group of four LC law students, along with numerous alumni, were actively involved in the proceedings in various roles.

Students Contribute to Oxford Border Criminologies Blog

Lewis & Clark law students write and post on Oxford Border Criminologies blog, an international law forum, about women and children seeking asylum in the U.S.

Prof. Lyman and LC law students in Cuenca, Ecuador

Professor Erica Lyman is in Cuenca, Ecuador teaching a two week Legal Practicum on International Environmental Law issues with 9 Lewis & Clark law students. This two-week intensive field placement is exploring international environmental legal and policy themes through the lens of environmental issues in Ecuador.

International Law Society Wins a Best Chapter Award

The Lewis & Clark ILS, led by President Linli Pao, earned the Best Academic International Event Chapter Award from the group’s international parent association.
Alexandra Hileman, shown here in Florence, will work in The Hague this summer.

Law Students Europe Bound for Externships

Three of the 16+ students headed abroad this summer for externships share their stories.

IELP Students and Faculty Provide Expertise at Recent International Convention on Endangered Species in Bangkok Thailand

Lewis & Clark’s International Environmental Law Project (IELP) is not a typical law clinic, and as its involvement at the negotiations of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in demonstrates. While in Bangkok in March, IELP students and faculty worked with governments and conservation organizations on a range of issues and their work found its way into the formal parts of the negotiations.
Jason Mohabir in front of his externship site in Delhi

Externs Gain Valuable Work and Life Experience in India

Three 1Ls ventured to Delhi to live and learn for the summer.