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Monday, April 15, 2013

Angry Politics: The Role of (in)Civility in American Democracy
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Knight Law Center Room 110
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Angry Politics: The Role of (in)Civility in
American Democracy. Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics and the Department of Political Science.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Q&A Session with the Dean
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Debbie Nehl • Email
Dean Moffitt invites Oregon Law students, staff, faculty and administrators to join him at this free-form, open meeting.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Student Bar Association Candidate Speeches
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Catherine Jedlicka • Email
Enlightenment Economics and the Framing of the U.S. Constitution
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 184
Contact: Marcus Walker • Email
Federalist Society Event
Speaker: Professor Renee Letow Lerner- George Washington University
Refreshments will be provided
Student Diversity Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: Allison Apana • Email
Join the student members of the Diversity Committee for a conversation about sexual harassment and what we can do to prevent it.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

SBA Student Town Hall
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: Catherine Jedlicka • Email
The Two Populisms of the Great Recession: The Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Knight Law Center, Room 110
Contact: Kelsey Provo • Email
Sponsored by the Wayne Morse Center and the UO Department of Political Science.

Friday, April 19, 2013

A Step Forward: Creating a Just Drug Policy for the United States
All Day
University of Oregon School of Law, Room 175
Contact: Adam Schulz • Email
Website
Drug criminalization imposes major social and economic costs upon the United States each year. The importance of a thoughtful evaluation of our nation's punitive approach is clear. Oregon Law Review's symposium will thoroughly examine this topic, discussing unresolved issues of federalism presented by recent state initiatives, the costs and benefits of our nation's drug laws, and the successful elements of alternative regimes of other nations. Speakers include Judge James Gray, Judge Steven Alm, Dr. Beau Kilmer, and Professor Mark Tushnet.

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.

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