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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Line of Fire: Cartooning's Political Impact, featuring award-winning political cartoonist Jack Ohman
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Gerlinger Lounge, 15th and University
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
Held in conjunction with the exhibit of Wayne Morse's political cartoons in the Knight Library. Reception and exhibit viewing at 6:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room, Knight Library.

Ohman is currently the editorial cartoonist for the Sacramento Bee and previously held the same position at The Oregonian.

Friday, October 3, 2014

New York Times v. Sullivan 50 Years Later
All Day
Law School, room TBD
Contact: Professor Kyu Ho Youm • Email
A one day conference, in cooperation with the School of Journalism and Communications.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Democracy Conference
All Day
Room 175
Contact: Sarah Lyons • Email
The conference will bring together thought leaders, legal experts and democracy advocates from around the state and country to dialogue publicly about our democracy and various structural political reforms under consideration to address significant deficiencies in our democratic process that yield a gridlocked government. Featured will be several panel discussions including one on the cutting edge legal cases.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

8th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rm 110 Knight Law Center
Contact: Emily Johnson • Email

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Surveillance, Suppression, and Secrecy, Lorwin Lecture on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights featuring Prof. Nadine Strossen (New York Law), former president of the ACLU.
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Knight Law Center room 175
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
Surveillance, Suppression, and Secrecy
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
175 Knight Law Center
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Featuring Nadine Strossen, former president of ACLU.Strossen is a professor of law at New York Law School. She served as president of the ACLU from 1991-2008 and is a member of the ACLU's National Advisory Council. She was named as one of the “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” twice by the National Law Journal. She is both a scholar and practitioner in the areas of constitutional law, civil liberties, and international human rights.

This is the keynote address for the Val R. and Madge G. Lorwin Lectureship.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Earned Sick Leave, Preemption and the Powers of Local Government
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Knight Law Center, room 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
A panel discussion featuring Willamette Law professor Paul Diller, Lane County Commissioner Pete Sorenson and others. Sponsored by We the People, Eugene. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Garrett Epps Book event: Reading the Constitution
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Margaret Hallock • Email
Book event for former UO Law Faculty member Garrett Epps for his new book: American Epic: Reading the Constitution.
Garret Epps book event
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Celebrating Garrett Epp's new book, American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Frohnmayer Award for Public Service Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sentinel Hotel, Portland
Contact: Rachel Kahn • Email
The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to announce that the Frohnmayer Award for Public Service, recognizing a graduate, faculty member, or friend of Oregon Law whose public service brings honor to the school, will be given to The Honorable David Schuman'84.

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