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October 6, 2008

Oregon Law Hosts CLE Series Friday, October 10

The University of Oregon School of Law is hosting a series of CLEs on Friday, October 10, in Knight Law Center 142. To register, e-mail Rachel Johnson and write “CLE Registration” in the subject field. Brief descriptions of each CLE course are listed below:

Atmospheric Litigation Trust presented by Professor Mary Wood: 11:00 a.m. – Noon
Learn how to hold governments at the national and sub-national level accountable for reducing carbon emissions. Phillip H. Knight Professor of Law and Luvaas Faculty Fellow Mary Wood will present a cutting edge CLE on an emerging field in environmental law which she is primarily responsible for spearheading: Atmospheric Trust Litigation. (1 hour of CLE credit pending)

Legal and Ethical Issues in the Restitution of Holocaust Art presented by Professor Dom Vetri: 1:00 – 2:20 p.m.
B.A. Kliks Professor of Law and legendary torts professor Dom Vetri will present our first ethics CLE of the day titled “Legal and Ethical Issues in the Restitution of Holocaust Art.” Professor Vetri is excited to engage his former students on this fun and entertaining topic. (1 hour of CLE Ethics credit pending)

Ethics presented by Chris Mullmann of the Oregon State Bar: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Assistant General Counsel and Manager of the Client Assistance Office of the Oregon State Bar will be presenting a CLE on Common Problems in Legal Ethics in Oregon. Mr. Mullmann earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon in 1969 and his J..D from UC Hastings College of the Law in 1972. From 1972 until 1993, he was a litigator and a partner with Davis Wright Tremaine, specializing in public education law. While in private practice he was actively involved with the bar’s disciplinary system serving as a member of the Disciplinary Board, Chair of Region Five Disciplinary Board, and State Chair of the Disciplinary Board for two years. From 1994 until August 2003, he worked as an Assistant Disciplinary Counsel with the Oregon State Bar. In 2003, he became Assistant General Counsel and the Manager of the Client Assistance Office. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Lewis and Clark College since 1986, teaching Professional Responsibility and he is a frequent CLE speaker on legal ethics. (1 hour of CLE credits pending)

JELL Symposium – Living on a Finite Earth: Energy Law and Policy for a New Era (8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
Secretary of State Bill Bradbury will deliver a keynote speech at the Journal of Environmental Law & Litigation’s annual environmental symposium. Panel topics include Renewable Energy, Competing Energy Policies, the Cost of Change, and Transportation Regulation. Not only are CLE credits available, but JELL will offer a free lunch buffet for all participants! For more information, visit http://www.law.uoregon.edu/org/jell/energy.php.

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