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January 27, 2006

FEBRUARY EVENTS: Court of Appeals visit, ‘Imagining Indians’ fim festival, Mediator Ethics – “Getting Paid, Being Sued, and Keeping Quiet”

University of Oregon
School of Law

FEBRUARY EVENTS 

Court of Appeals visit, “Imagining Indians” film festival, Mediator Ethics – ’Getting Paid, Being Sued, and Keeping Quiet’, and more

 

Thursday, February 2
THINKING ALOUD: Svitlana Kravchenko
Noon, faculty lounge. Svitlana Kravchenko, adjunct professor of environmental law, will discuss “Strengthening Compliance with International Environmental Treaties: A Participatory Example” as part of the “Thinking Aloud” series of faculty works-in-progress. INFO

Friday, February 3
KICKOFF: Portland Interview Program
Noon, Room 141. Portland lawyers Angela Otto ’99 (Stewart Sokol and Gray) and Nick Wheeler ’04 (Cosgrave Vergeer & Kester) will talk about what employers look for and what to watch out for. Both got their jobs through the Portland Interview program, scheduled this year for March 10. Sponsored by Career Services. INFO 346-3042.

February 3-4 Northwest Public Service Career Fair
Opportunities for students, alumni, government agencies, public interest and public service employers. Hosted by Northwest Consortium Law Schools. All day Friday in Seattle, all day Saturday in Portland. INFO: (541) 346-3847
 
Monday, February 6
Oregon Court of Appeals
Room 175. The appeals court hears oral arguments at the law school. Sponsored by the Legal Research and Writing Program.

Wednesday, February 8
FIRESIDE CHAT:
Svitlana Kravchenko on the Global Environment
4:30 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse (directly behind the law school.) University students and others are invited to hear environmental law professor Kravchenko on “Global Environmental Challenges: What Can Be Done. INFO: 346-3845.

February 10-12
FILM FESTIVAL: Imagining Indians
Bijou Art Cinemas, 419 E. 13th Avenue, Eugene. A film festival on “Imagining Indians: Indigenous North Americans in Film.” This selection of films by and about Native Americans will be shown throughout the weekend, times tba.  Event organized by Eugene Weekly newspaper and cosponsored by the Morse Center. INFO: (541) 346-3700.

Wednesday, February 15
LUNCH SPEAKER: Steve Bender on Oregon Latinos
Noon, Eugene Hilton, 6th and Willamette, Eugene. Law professor Steve Bender speaks on “Latinos in Oregon: Labor, Political, and Cultural Implications.” Eugene Downtown Lions. Reservations: 346-6060 (deadline February 14) 

Friday, February 17
CONFERENCE: Intersections of Native American Culture,
Politics and Law

9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M., Knight Law Center. Cosponsored by the Morse Center. INFO: (541) 346-3700.

 
February 21-22    Oregon State Bar Exam
Holiday Inn Portland Airport. Columbia Conference Center, 8439 NE Columbia Boulevard, Portland.

Wednesday, February 22
FIRESIDE CHAT: Jim O’Fallon on “Nature’s Justice”
4:30 p.m., Many Nations Longhouse (directly behind the law school.) University students and others are invited to hear constitutional law professor O’Fallon speak on “Nature’s Justice: Writings of William O. Douglas.” INFO: 346-3845.

Friday, February 24
CLE: Mediator Ethics – Getting Paid, Being Sued,
and Keeping Quiet

1:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M., Knight Law Center. Three experts will talk about the dicey and delicate issues every mediator has to face – getting paid, being sued, and keeping quiet. Hear University of Colorado law professor Scott Peppet on “Contingency fees for mediators: blasphemy or opportunity? UO law professor Michael Moffitt on “The prospect(s) of liability for practicing mediators,” and Pendleton scientist and mediator Rebecca Hiers on “The evolving mediator privilege: confidentiality’s uncharted waters.” Cost: $30 for 3 general CLE credits. Free and open to the general public.  FULL STORY

Monday, February 27
Oregon Legal Theory Workshop series
Noon, Lewis Lounge. University of Texas law professor and constitutional theorist Lawrence Sager visits. In his 2004 book, “Justice in Plainclothes: A Theory of American Jurisprudence,” Sager treats judges as active partners in the enterprise of securing the fundamentals of political justice. Speaker’s web page
INFO

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