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Thursday, April 25, 2013

An Overview of the Klamath Basin Conflict and the Resolution Process
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Contact: Aileen Carlos • Email
In 2011, Dean Amos returned to Oregon Law after serving in Washington, D.C. for two years as Deputy Solicitor for Land and Water Resources in the United States Department of the Interior. While in D.C., she worked directly on a water rights dispute in the Pacific Northwest, the Klamath Basin Conflict. She will discuss her experience as a federal attorney working on the Klamath Basin Conflict and the current outlook for an agreement. She will also highlight the many lessons this conflict can provide for law students.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

2013 Eugene Marathon and Community 5K
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Agate and 15th Streets
Contact: Rachel Kahn • Email
Website
The Community 5K run benefits Oregon Law's Tom Foster Environmental Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is in remembrance of Thomas Foster III, who was a third-year law student at the time of his death in 1999. The scholarship is awarded to a third year Oregon law student who possesses the character traits of Tom Foster – integrity, honesty, passion, humor, motivation, dedication to the law school, and search for knowledge. A portion of your Eugene 5K entry goes directly to the Tom Foster Environmental Scholarship Fund.
2013 Eugene Marathon and Community 5K
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Agate and 15th Streets
Contact: Rachel Kahn • Email
Website
The Community 5K run benefits Oregon Law's Tom Foster Environmental Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is in remembrance of Thomas Foster III, who was a third-year law student at the time of his death in 1999. The scholarship is awarded to a third year Oregon law student who possesses the character traits of Tom Foster – integrity, honesty, passion, humor, motivation, dedication to the law school, and search for knowledge. A portion of your Eugene 5K entry goes directly to the Tom Foster Environmental Scholarship Fund.

Monday, April 29, 2013

IP in the Supreme Court
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 141
Contact: Dan Munro • Email
Come join LIP for a discussion of recent IP cases heard this term by the Supreme Court - Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons on the copyright first sale doctrine, and Ass'n for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics on the patent-eligibility of human genes.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Immigration and Race: Did the 2012 Election Change Anything?
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gerlinger Lounge
Contact: Kelsey Provo • Email
Public Affairs Speaker Series featuring Karthick Ramakrishnan.
Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center and UO Department of Political Science.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Place and Belonging: Policing Immigrant Lives at the State and Local Scales
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom
Contact: Kelsey Provo • Email
Third event in the Wayne Morse Center Migration Project's 2012-13 speaker series "The Borders Within: Immigrants, Race, and the Politics of Surveillance and Enforcement in the United States." We will examine emerging geographies of policing immigrant and "ethnic" lives in the contemporary United States, exploring how these processes are shaped by race, class and broader geopolitical narratives, as well as how these policing efforts are shaping immigrant lives and experiences.

Monday, May 13, 2013

ACLU's Know Your Rights: When Interacting With Law Enforcement
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Room 242
Contact: Coleman Boyer • Email
Co-sponsored by the undergraduate UO Mock Trial Team and the local ACLU Lane County Chapter Board this event seeks to educate the public about their rights when interacting with law enforcement. The structure of the event will begin with a brief presentation followed by panel discussion involving recent city legislation regarding house parties and end with a Q&A session.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Bar Exam Bootcamp
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Liz Tippett • Email
Professors Tippett and Frost will be leading a bar exam bootcamp for students and alumni on May 15 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The morning will include an overall plan of attack for studying, and strategies for the multi-state. 1:00 - 2:30 will be devoted to strategies for responding to essay questions (all state bars), and 2:30 - 4:00 will be devoted to study strategies for the performance test (California and Oregon). Pizza, drinks and snacks provided!

No sign up necessary.
Admitted Student Visiting Day 2.0
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Knight Law Center
Contact: Heather Chaney • Email
Website
Join in an inspiring day at Oregon Law. Oregon Court of Appeals Judge David Schuman '84 will address the need for new lawyers in our society. Our faculty will discuss important contemporary legal issues and how you will be engaged in finding creative solutions. Visit our state and federal courthouses, or join in a Willamette River walk about with national water law expert Associate Dean Adell Amos '98, or view the UO campus from a law student perspective.

To RSVP, email admissions@law.uoregon.edu

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Know Your Rights Panel
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
186 Knight Law Center
Contact: Anita Clarke • Email
Informative panel discussion about current and changing LBTQ rights.

Participating panelists: Attorney Diane Depaolis, Attorney Jennifer Middleton, Professor of Law Margie Paris, Attorney Cassandra Skinner, and the Honorable Justice Martha Walters.

Please feel free to invite any friends in the community that may be interested.

This event is co-sponsored by OUTLaws and the Pride Foundation.

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