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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Oregon’s Economy and Tax Structure: We’re In This Together.
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Room 241
Contact: Jennifer Geller • Email
Chuck Sheketoff, Executive Director of the Oregon Center for Public Policy, will discuss the relationship between Oregon tax system and its
economy. The discussion will include a conversation about the system’s adequacy and equity, including its impact on the access to higher education in Oregon. Organized by the School of Law Public Policy & Government Fellows Program.
Law School Alumni Association Evening Event in Portland
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contact: Mindy Wittkop • Email
Details will be provided at a later date.
Oregon Law Portland Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock Bottom Brewery
Contact: Rachel Kahn • Email
Hit Rock Bottom, where you can enjoy handcrafted brews and made-from-scratch food, all in the company of your Duck colleagues. This reception, held at the cleverly named Rock Bottom Brewery in Portland, gives you an opportunity to mingle with fellow Oregon Law alumni, and broaden your professional network. RSVP to this fun event today!
South Korea as the World’s Most Wired Nation: Its Digital Democracy as a Real-­Life Case Study? Featuring Dr. Sang Jo Jong.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Knight Law Center Room 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
Dr. Jong previously taught comparative IP law at Georgetown Law center
and at Duke Law School.

This lecture is the keynote address for the New Media and Democracy:
Global Perspectives symposium. The event is part of the Wayne Morse
Center’s theme of inquiry on Media and Democracy.

Free and open to the public.

Friday, April 10, 2015

New Media and Democracy: Global Perspectives
All Day
Knight Law Center
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email
Law of Beer and Wine
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Kate Roth • Email
The Law of Beer and Wine focuses on the growth of the beer and wine sectors in Oregon. Throughout the evening our speakers discuss the industry as a whole and the legal challenges they face. This is a public event open to students, practitioners, and the public. Tickets are $20 per person and $40 for CLE attendees. This event allows students the chance to understand certain areas of the law they might not be exposed to in the classroom as well as a chance to network with attorneys and practitioners in these areas of law.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

FED UP Film Viewing
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Katie Carey • Email
Come watch the eye opening food documentary, FED UP. Everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn't want you to see. Co-sponsored by Good Food Group, ENR Center, and Oregon Child Advocacy Project (OCAP). Popcorn and snacks will be provided!

Watch the trailer: http://youtu.be/aCUbvOwwfWM

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Oregon Child Advocacy Project (OCAP) Event
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 175
Contact: Leslie Harris • Email
The State can prosecute parents of obese children and parents who withhold food as punishment, often coupled with requiring excessive exercise.
Join OCAP for an examination of these cases with commentary from an expert on the social meanings and uses of food and feeding.

Co-sponsored by the Good Food Group. There will be pizza! And apples!
Peter Laufer Book Celebration
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wayne Morse Commons, Knight Law Center
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Celebrating Peter Laufer's new book, "Slow News: A Manifesto for the Critical News Consumer." Laufer is the author of more than a dozen books about topics ranging from butterfly collecting to Mexico-U.S. border issues. He is the James Wallace Chair Professor in Journalism at the UO School of Journalism and Communication.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Contemporary Native American Issues Panel
12:20 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 141
Contact: Dom Vetri • Email
Panelists will discuss contemporary Native American issues. Program developed by JSMA in conjunction with exhibit of North West painter, Rick Bartow at the Museum
Panelists: Howard Arnett, Elizabeth Furse & Jason Younker

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