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Events Calendar

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Phi Alpha Delta SUIT UP! Event
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Kristyn Houston • Email
Phi Alpha Delta and various clothing stores present the proper way to dress for professional events.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012 Oregon Minority Lawyers Luncheon: Eugene
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ambrosia Restaurant; 174 East Broadway Eugene, Oregon 97401
Contact: Chase Morinaka • Email
Please join guest speaker and Oregon law graduate District Attorney John Haroldson as he discusses working with diverse ethnic communities both inside and outside of the bar organization.

Fine Italian dining with a choice of entre selection will be available with registration.

$12 OMLA members
$15 OMLA friends

Monday, November 12, 2012

Finding Free Money: Funding Your Unpaid Summer Job
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
This is an introduction to the various ways to raise money while you develop skills through an unpaid summer job, including local, state, and national funding sources. Some of the best summer jobs are unpaid. Planning ahead and seeking multiple avenues for funding is crucial. RSVP on Symplicity.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Explore: JD Advantage – Work Outside the Practice of Law
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 141
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Not sure you want to practice law? Explore the range of professional jobs held by law school graduates. This panel of professionals will discuss their career paths that led them to work in which a JD is an asset, but not a requirement. RSVP on Symplicity.
Africa's Development Challenges: A Focus on Corporate Accountability in the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School, room 241
Contact: Lauren Ice • Email
Africa is categorized by the United Nations Development Programme as being the poorest continent in terms of development. The World Bank and other institutions attest to this. To come out of this, African countries are encouraging Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by inviting Transnational Companies (TNCs) which bring enormous challenges. Ekontang Makia will discuss human rights and environmental challenges of TNCs with a focus on the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project. Hosted by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Lunch will be served.
American Constitution Society Supreme Court Preview
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Rm 175
Contact: Linda Bruce • Email
ACS is hosting a panel discussion where Professors Paris, Bonine, Leonetti, and Harris will offer their insights on important upcoming cases in the 2012-2013 term of the Supreme Court.
1L Diversity Fellowships
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Diversity fellowships provide excellent (but rare) opportunities for 1L students to secure a summer position with a large law firm. Recruiting personnel from Portland firms will discuss what they look for in diversity fellowship applicants. The panel presentation wil be followed by a social hour, during which attendees will have the opportunity to speak with recruiters. RSVP on Symplicity.
6th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture presents Patrice H. Kunesh, Deputy Solicitor for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Isla Dane • Email
Please join us for the 6th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture. This year's speaker is Patrice H. Kunesh, of Standing Rock Lakota descent, and is the Deputy Solicitor for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior, where she supervises the Division of Indian Affairs on litigation and policy matters concerning American Indian tribes and individual Indians.

Reception immediately following in the Many Nations Longhouse.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Assisted Reproductive Technology: Test Tube Babies and Beyond
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Room 175
Contact: Leslie Harris • Email
An attorney and a medical expert discuss the law and science of assisted reproductive technologies, with an emphasis on Oregon law and practice.
SELF Poker Night
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Boulevard Gril
Contact: Trevor Gates • Email
The Sports & Entertainment Law Forum [S.E.L.F.] is again hosting a Poker Night for everyone interested. After last event’s success, we decided to host one more before we all start studying too hard. The buy-in will be $20 and everyone who signs up before the event will receive a 10% increase in starting chips.

This is an important fundraiser for S.E.L.F. to benefit its annual Sports & Entertainment Law Conference. We've negotiated Happy Hour prices for students during the event.

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