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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Family Law and ADR
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: Sonnet Robinson • Email
Director Tim Hicks (Director of Master's Degree Program in Conflict and Dispute Resolution at UO Law), has done mediation of family disputes.

Dana Weinstein (Local Attorney, General Practice focus is Family Law)

The Event offer students a chance to see the adjudication and ADR sides of family law as well as how the two interact. Along with a general discussion, the speakers will also be answering student questions regarding Family Law and Family Mediation.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

3L & LLM Graduation Fair
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Commons
Contact: Nicole R Commissiong • Email
Graduation is just weeks away! Order graduation announcements, rings, regalia and diploma frames.c

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Patent Bar Interest Panel
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Knight Law Room 141
Contact: Trevor Gates • Email
LIP is sponsoring this lunchtime Q&A session with a focus on students that are interested in taking the patent bar. It will highlight general requirements and formatting of the test, and will be led by Mark Dighton, the Director of Law School Relations and Administrative Director of the Patent Bar Review, from Practising Law Institute (PLI).
Mandatory Advising Session for 1L students
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 175
Contact: Sherie Etges, Registrar • Email
Mandatory for 1L students. Led by Deans Amos and Espinola, a faculty panel will discuss academic advising and course selection.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

LRW Oral Arguments
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Contact: Nicole Mortemore • Email
As a part of LRW curriculum, all 1L students are required to present oral arguments to a panel of volunteer judges. Arguments will take place in the late afternoon throughout the week, and during the early afternoon on Friday, April 3.
Mandatory 1L Registration Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 175
Contact: Sherie Etges, Registrar • Email
Mandatory Registration meeting for 1L Students. Led by Sherie Etges, Registrar. Topics covered include registration processes, JD requirements, and general academic policies.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Clinic Preference Form due by 2:00 p.m.
2:00 pm
Contact: Laurie Strother • Email
If you are interested in participating in an Oregon Law clinic this summer or in the 2014-15 academic year you must apply through a lottery called “the clinic draw.” The goal of the clinic draw process is to give all students equal access to clinical experiences.

Students must complete a Clinic Preference Form online, which is available on MyLaw. Forms must be submitted by April 4, 2014 at 2:00p. No late submissions will be accepted.

For further information review the clinics pages on MyLaw or contact Professor Megan McAlpin and Laurie Strother at lawclinics@uoregon.edu.

Monday, April 7, 2014

Kaplan Bar Review Informational Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: Christine Feancis • Email
Kaplan will be providing an informational session to all UO students on Monday, April 7 during lunch in Room 110. Stop by to find out more about the many resources Kaplan Bar Review has to offer students taking the Bar exam, whether Oregon, California, or any other state in the country. See the Kaplan course in action and find out how Kaplan can give you the edge you need on the Bar exam. Contact Regional Director Christine Francis for more information. Food will be provided.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Lunchtime talk with Jennifer Thompson co-author of "Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption"
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 241, Knight Law Center
Contact: Kata Bahnsen-Reinhardt • Email
Join us for a lunchtime chat with Jennifer Thompson, co-author of Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption. A memoir co-written by the victim of a brutal rape and the person she mistakenly identified as her attacker, recounting their experiences in the criminal justice system. After Jennifer Thompson identified Ronald Cotton as her rapist, he spent eleven years in prison before being exonerated by DNA evidence. Thompson and Cotton now lecture together about wrongful convictions, forgiveness, and criminal justice reform.
FISA, the 4th & the FBI: The War on Terror and the New Police State
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center room 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • Email

Talk features Oregon Muslim attorney Brandon Mayfield who was wrongfully arrested in 2004 by the FBI in connection to the Madrid Train Bombings and subsequently released. Mayfield, who was subject to intensive FBI surveillance after a faulty fingerprint match linked him to the Spain terrorist attacks, has warned of what can go wrong with unchecked governmental spying. Also featuring attorney Tom Nelson, who is currently challenging the government's "no-fly" list and torture-by-proxy of a former Portland resident.

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