News

2009

Edmonds Retires from Court of Appeals When Judge Walter I. Edmonds JD’67 steps down from the Oregon Court of Appeals at the end of the month, he will carry with him the distinction of having served on the appeals court longer than any other judge in state history.

12-22-2009

Stritmatter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award In early December, the Washington State Association for Justice honored attorney Paul L. Stritmatter JD’69 with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

12-21-2009

Refugee Law Students Win Asylum Case In late November, two Willamette law students won asylum for a young high school girl from the Republic of The Gambia in Western Africa, where she was at serious risk for persecution and possibly death.

11-24-2009

Chief Justice De Muniz Keynote Address The Chief Justice discusses the Oregon Supreme Court at 150 years and beyond.

11-02-2009

Standen to Testify Before House Committee on Energy and Commerce Professor Jeffrey Standen has been asked to lend his legal expertise to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce by providing testimony on the NFL's StarCaps case.

11-02-2009

Willamette Graduates Top Washington State Bar Exam Willamette law graduates surpassed the graduates of all other law schools in Washington and Oregon on the most recent Washington State Bar exam.

10-29-2009

WUCL Alumnus Named Best Young Entrepreneur in Asia by BusinessWeek Carlos Moncayo, who earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution at Willamette University College of Law, recently was chosen the best young entrepreneur in Asia by BusinessWeek magazine readers.

10-28-2009

Morris Collin Featured in The Oregonian College of Law Professor Robin Morris Collin was featured in a recent article in The Oregonian as “a national leader in law that respects the planet and its people.”

10-16-2009

Letsou to Teach at the Sorbonne Professor Peter V. Letsou has been selected to teach in a special masters program at the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne throughout the month of November.

10-15-2009

Hans Linde Honored In early September, members of the Oregon Law Commission honored former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Hans A. Linde for his 12 years of service on the Commission.

10-05-2009

Willamette Surpasses Peers on Oregon State Bar Exam For the seventh consecutive year, the graduates of Willamette University College of Law have outperformed their peers on the Oregon State Bar examination.

09-28-2009

Thomas Angelo Appointed to Federal Panel Thomas E. Angelo BA’68, JD’71 has been appointed to the Federal Service Impasses Panel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority by President Barack Obama.

09-16-2009

College of Law Named a "Best Value" WUCL ranked 58 nationally for high-quality education and reasonable tuition.

09-08-2009

House of Lords Cites Symeonides The United Kingdom's Supreme Court, the House of Lords, recently referred to Dean Symeon C. Symeonides as a "leading authority in the United States" and cited his book The American Choice-of-Law Revolution: Past, Present and Future (Hague Academy (2006).

08-06-2009

Law Faculty a Valuable Resource for Media Although school is out for the summer, the College of Law faculty has continued to serve as an important resource for local and national media.

07-21-2009

Frances Burge Appointed to Bench In early June, Gov. Ted Kulongoski announced the appointment of WUCL alumna Frances Burge JD'98 to the Douglas County Circuit Court bench.

06-11-2009

Lopez Appointed to Circuit Court Gov. Ted Kulongoski announced the appointment of WUCL alumnus Angel G. Lopez JD’78 to the Multnomah County Circuit Court on May 8, 2009.

05-20-2009

WUCL Graduates Class of 2009 On Sunday, May 17, proud parents, family and friends gathered on the Willamette University campus to celebrate the Class of 2009’s graduation.

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Symeonides to Address the Grand Dilemmas of Private International Law Symeonides to Address the Grand Dilemmas of Private International Law

01-21-2009