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Friday, October 19, 2012

How to Land a Summer Job: Advice from 2Ls to 1Ls
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
There are a wide range of summer opportunities available for a first-year law student. Come hear a panel of second-year students share how they researched, applied for, and landed great summer experiences that helped them advance on their career path.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

War and Memory: Bearing Witness to Loss in Everyday Life
All Day
University of Oregon Law School
Contact: Rob Bush • Email
Political violence, state terror, exceptionalism, and the traumatic effects of war is the focus of this vibrant interdisciplinary symposium.

The symposium will discuss how perpetrators of "crimes of hate/crimes of state" shall be held accountable, the role of empathy and narrative in bearing witness to mass atrocity, how individual and collective memories interest with the creation of official or public history, and how witnessing presents an opportunity for the oppressed and discriminated sectors of society to make their grievances heard.
L.A.W. - Service Day at the Courthouse Garden
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Federal Courthouse in Eugene
Contact: Elizabeth Berg • Email
Join Land Air Water (L.A.W.) for a day of digging in the dirt and harvesting delicious food at the Federal Courthouse Garden. Visit the Courthouse Garden page on Facebook to learn more about the garden.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Domestic Violence Awareness Toiletry Drive
All Day
Law School Commons
Contact: Kelly Bauer • Email
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Women's Law Forum is teaming up with the ASUO's Women's Center for their annual toiletry drive! The toiletries will be donated to Womenspace - a local organization that provides domestic violence services (see URL for more information).
The Women's Law Forum will be tabling with bins for the toiletries from 12:30 - 1:30 in the commons, Monday through Friday, for two weeks only.
This year's competition for the most toiletries will be between the 1L's green, yellow, and blue sections.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

"Insights from the Field" - Brown bag discussion with Mercy Corps Practitioners-in-Residence Lorina McAdam and Noor Rafiq Zangana
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Lewis Lounge, Fourth Floor, Knight Law Center
Contact: Laura Johnson • Email
Mercy Corps Practitioners Lorina McAdam and Noor Rafiq Zangana will spend seven weeks in residence at Oregon Law this fall. They will link practice with research and theory-building while sharing their firsthand experience from complex conflict situations around the globe.

McAdam recently served a four-year post as country director in the Democratic of the Congo. She has 13 years experience in international development.

Zangana is deputy program manager of SEAM, which supports effective advocacy for marginalized groups in her native Iraq.
Good Food Group Lunch Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School, room 243
Contact: Lauren Ice • Email
We'll be discussing this year's plans, including potlucks, garden work parties, and speakers. Join us if you're interested in planning/attending events or if you just want to talk food issues over lunch. There are also opportunities for taking on a leadership role with the Good Food Group.
Access to Justice/Continuing Legal Education Event
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 241
Contact: Jane Steckbeck • Email
As part of National Pro Bono Celebration Week, the Oregon State Bar, Lane County Bar and University of Oregon School of Law Pro Bono Committees team up with Legal Aid Services of Oregon in Lane County to present an afternoon of Continuing Legal Education programs.

Access to Justice CLE Credits will be available.
The Economy in the 2012 Elections
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
175 Knight Law Center
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Public address by Wayne Morse Chair Robert Kuttner.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Citizens United
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 184
Contact: Marcus Walker • Email
Federalist Society Event

Speaker: Professor Bradley Smith
Professor of Law at Ohio Northern University
Former Chair of the Federal Elections Commission

Refreshments will be provided

Thursday, October 25, 2012

"Careers in Natural Resource Law With an Emphasis on Government Practice" Brown Bag Event by Sidney Ottem, Acting Director for Administration, Office of the Solicitor, Department of the Interior
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 141
Contact: Isla Dane • Email
Bring your lunch and come hear about Sidney Ottem's experience and how it can benefit your own interest in Natural Resource Law. Sidney Ottem is Acting Director for Administration, Office of the Solicitor, Department of the Interior; he was also the Deputy Regional Solicitor, Southwest Region. He previously served as Court Commissioner for the Aquavella stream adjudication, Yakima County Superior Court, and was a judicial representative on the Water Disputes Task Force and a member of Dividing the Waters, an organization ofjudges/masters overseeing stream adjudications.

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