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Friday, October 12, 2012

Explore: Criminal Law & Family Law
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Criminal and family law attorneys will discuss their day-to-day work, skills they find essential for success, the career path that led them to their current position, and how to pursue a summer opportunity in criminal or family law. RSVP on Symplicity.
Startup Weekend Eugene
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rooms 175,141,142,241,242, 281?
Contact: KaLynn Alley • Email
Startup weekends are 54-hour events where designers, start up enthusiast, project managers, and attorneys come together to share ideas, build networks, create a product, and launch start-ups! This event will connect students & industry leaders. Students will have the opportunity to walk away from the weekend learning valuable business & intellectual property knowledge & potentially launching a startup with area entrepreneurs & attorneys.

Monday, October 15, 2012

J-term Info Session for 1L students
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 175
Contact: Sherie Etges • Email
Informational session for all 1L students regarding January term 2013 registration. Dean Amos will give an overview of all courses open to 1L students, and Sherie Etges will outline the registration process. J-term class registration begins Monday, November 5th.
Restorative Justice: Victims’ Needs, Repairing Harm and Building Community
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
UO Erb Memorial Union, Fir Room
Contact: Caitlan Hendrickson • Email
Dr. Howard Zehr, the "Grandfather" of the restorative justice movement, will focus especially on the needs and experiences of victims, sharing stories and photography from his book “Transcending: Reflections of Crime Victims.” He will also address the needs and roles of offenders and the community and the potential benefits for them.

This event sponsored by UO Conflict Resolution Services, the Oregon Law Appropriate Dispute Resolution Center, and Community Mediation Services of Lane County.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Moot Court Client Counseling Competition
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Contact: Kasia Mlynski • Email

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Globalization and the Good Society
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
110 Knight Law Center
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
Public address by Wayne Morse Chair Robert Kuttner.
Moot Court Client Counseling Competition
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Contact: Kasia Mlynski • Email

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Delivering Aid and Development in Poor Governance Contexts: Experiences from Iraq and Democratic Republic of the Congo
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School Room 141
Contact: Nate Bellinger • Email
Noor Rafiq Qadir and Lorina McAdam, Mercy Corps Practitioners, will discuss the challenges and opportunities of working with civil society and development programs in post-conflict countries. Lunch will be provided.
"International Perceptions of "The West" and the Influence on Development and Humanitarian Aid Efforts."
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Knight Law Center, Room 141
Contact: Laura Johnson • Email
Mercy Corps Practitioners-in-Residence Lorina McAdam and Noor Rafiq Zangana.

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.

Friday, October 19, 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.

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