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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center and Land Air Water present: "Wild Reverence: The Wild Steelhead's Last Stand," a film by Shane Anderson
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: Tori Wilder • Email
A screening of the documentary film "Wild Reverence," which documents the plight of the steelhead in OR, WA, and CA. Following the film, there will be a panel discussion with filmmaker Sean Anderson, as well as local attorney Pete Frost, who will speak about his great work on hatchery lawsuits in OR and CA, and Kyle Smith, who will speak about his steelhead spawning survey work.
The Rwandan Genocide Twenty Years Later: Origins, Legacy and Lessons for the Prevention of Genocide
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Duncan Campbell Auditorium (Room 175)
Contact: Laura Johnson • Email
Website
Leader, who capped her 21-year Foreign Service career as United States Ambassador to Guinea in West Africa, was Deputy to the Ambassador in Rwanda when the genocide broke out in 1994. An Africa specialist, she has represented the U.S. in multiple attempts to build confidence among the countries of the region so that they can resolve the horrific threats to peace and human rights in Central Africa. During her diplomatic career, Leader also served in Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Geneva, Marseille (France) and Washington, DC.

Friday, April 18, 2014

OCI Overview
8:00 am - 9:00 am
141
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Fall might seem a long way off, but a successful fall interview season requires that you start preparing in the spring. The Career Center staff will present the big picture and the critical details for the fall on-campus recruiting process, including: What are on-campus interviews (OCI) all about? Who participates in OCIs? Why should I consider applying to firms or organizations through the OCI process? When should I start preparing my applications? How do I apply to firms through the OCI process? Answers to these questions will be provided.
Learning From Each Other: Various Systems' Responses to Battered Mothers
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Knight 110
Contact: Ashley Davison • Email
Website
The conference will consist of presentations by local experts. They will address how battered mothers' needs have been met by the criminal justice, domestic relations, and child welfare systems, and what improvements still need to be made.
Copyright and Media Pluralism in China
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
University of Oregon School of Law
Contact: Kristyn Houston • Email
Join Oregon Review of International Law for their annual symposium!
Constructing the Green Future: Developing, Retrofitting, and Managing Sustainable Facilities
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Oregon Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom
Contact: Chris Jirges • Email
Join the Green Business Initiative Student Association for their annual Green Business Symposium. Mayor Kitty Piercy will deliver the opening address. Mark Edlen, CEO of Gerding Edlen Development, and Martin Tull, Executive Director of the Green Sports Alliance, will deliver the keynote addresses. Two panels will discuss "Current Trends and Legal Challenges in Sustainable Real Estate Development" and "Repurposing Historic Buildings and Urban Renewal."
OCI Overview
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
141
Contact: Career Center • Email
Advocacy Tips from the Bench
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Eugene Federal Courthouse
Contact: Carrie Murray • Email
The FBA - Student Division and the Eugene FBA are sponsoring a lunchtime event at the Federal Courthouse in Eugene for students and local attorneys. Judge McShane and Judge Clarke will speak on effective advocacy and answer student questions. Lunch will be provided, and following lunch we will have a tour of the courthouse with Paul Bruch, courtroom deputy for Judge Coffin. Don't miss this great opportunity to network with judges and local practitioners!

RSVP for this FREE event by emailing Carrie at cmurray@uoregon.edu
Working for Diversity and Inclusion
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: Carrie Leonetti • Email
Join in a discussion about diversity and inclusion with Teuta Norman, partner at Hecht & Norman, LLP Immigration Attorneys;
Yaju Dharmarajah, Council 75 Staff Representative for Oregon chapter of AFSCME; Bobbin Singh, founding executive director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center; Lauren Regan, founder and executive director of the Civil Liberties Defense Center.

Sponsored by the Law School Committee for Community & Inclusion and the National Lawyers Guild.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

FOOD for Lane County Youth Farm: Work Party
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
705 Flamingo Avenue, Springfield, OR
Contact: Marianne Ober • Email
Please join us for our Spring Service Day/Work Party!

Roll up your sleeves and dig your hands into the earth! We will carpool from the law school, leaving at 9:30am. RSVP by Thursday, April 17. Friends and family welcome.

Co-sponsored by the Good Food Group and Land Air Water.

FOOD for Lane County's Youth Farm is a 3.5 acre vegetable farm and a work experience for youth. Each summer, a crew of teens works at the farm where they receive job skills and training in gardening, leadership, financial management and nutrition.

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