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Spring Open House »

Willamette Law’s Spring Open House is on April 1, 2017. There is still time to sign up for this free event, both prospective and admitted students are welcome to attend. Please RSVP here. The day offers many opportunities to meet with Willamette Law faculty, staff, and students. Click here for more information about the schedule […]

Dispute Resolution Program at Willamette Law »

As educators of future lawyers, we pay attention to ensuring our students gain practical skills for the workforce. Willamette Law, located south of Portland in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and across the street from the state capitol, is a long-standing leader in the field of dispute resolution and teaches students the core principles of collaboration and […]

Law Prof. Steve Green discusses Johnson Amendment on RadioWest »

Willamette Law’s Prof. Steve Green was on Utah radio station RadioWest February 7 to discuss the Johnson Amendment and President Donald Trump’s promise to do away with it. The amendment is a 1954 tax law that excludes charities, including churches, from backing political candidates. Trump said it’s a limit on churches’ right to free speech. […]

Law Prof. Dobbins on OPB to talk President Trump’s SCOTUS nominee »

Jeff Dobbins, associate professor at Willamette Law, discussed President Trump’s potential nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Think Out Loud” segment Wednesday. Dobbins and Lisa McElroy, associate professor at Drexel University School of Law, spoke about the four people whose names have been floated around as Trump’s short list: William Pryor, […]

Spring Open House »

The first step to becoming a professional in the legal field starts with choosing a law school. Research schools online, visit your top choices, experience a day-in-the-life of a law student, and ask plenty of questions. Willamette University College of Law is hosting a Spring Open House onSaturday, April 2, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to […]

The Nature or Natures of Agreements on Choice of Court and Choice of Law »

Willamette Law Professor and Dean Emeritus Symeon Symeonides discussed legal systems and court choices in the EU in the context of remedies against breach for a webinar hosted by the American Society of International Law Private International Law Interest Group. Watch the full webinar online via this link: https://www.asil.org/live

The Oregon Law Commission »

Willamette University College of Law is home to a unique public/private partnership called the Oregon Law Commission. The Oregon Law Commission reforms laws, making them simpler, more modern, and streamlined. The best part is that current law students have an opportunity to work at the Commission and affect real change in the world of public […]

Sen. Mark Hatfield’s legacy explored Jan. 26 »

Republished from http://willamette.edu/news/library/2016/01/hatfield-talk.html. Willamette alum Mark O. Hatfield ’43 is best remembered in Oregon for his major contributions toward building the economic, education, transportation and scientific infrastructure of the state. Less well-remembered today are the significant impacts Hatfield made abroad while serving as Oregon’s senator from 1967 to 1997. On Jan. 26, Hatfield’s former foreign policy […]

How to be the world’s best law student »

Check out Willamette Law Professor Warren Binford’s speech on how to be the world’s best law student.

What are the limits of free speech? »

Listen to Associate Dean Norman Williams on OPB’s Think Out Loud discuss limits on speech, and in particular, hate speech.