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Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Juvenile Confessions
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: amy Greer • Email
"Slow Money: Investing as if Food and Farms Matter," featuring Woody Tasch
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Room, Global Scholars Hall
Contact: Kelsey Provo • Email

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Who Killed Vincent Chin? -- Film Screening
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room 175
Contact: James Kim • Email
The Asian Pacific American Law Student Association invites everyone to a showing of the Academy Award-nominated documentary: Who Killed Vincent Chin?

This film recounts the murder of Vincent Chin, an automotive engineer mistaken as Japanese who was slain by an assembly line worker who blamed him for the competition by the Japanese auto makers that were threatening his job. It then recounts how that murderer escaped justice in the court system. (IMDB Summary)

Friday, February 22, 2013

Sports & Entertainment Law Conference presented by The Rose Quarter
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Rose Garden Arena - Portland, OR
Contact: Cody Neftin • Email
Website
With panels on contract negotiations, branding, NCAA Amateurism - focused on the pending Ed O'Bannon suit, and New Media and its Effect on Sports & Entertainment Law.

There is something for everyone to learn. Open to practitioners, the general public, and students.

This event is put on by the Sports and Entertainment Law Forum.
Roosevelt Rush
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Professor Forell's and Professor Hildreth's Home at 40 W. 20th Avenue
Contact: Kelly Bauer • Email
Annual "round robin style" casual networking event with fellow students and professors. It will be catered and there will be Sangria, dessert, prizes and great conversation!

Directions: cross streets are Willamette and Olive - big gray house with red door on the left as you go up the hill.

Monday, February 25, 2013

The Coal Coalition in the age of Monopoly-finance capital: Coal's place in the US power-structure, Ryan Wishart, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology and Wayne Morse Dissertation Fellow
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 142, Knight Law Center
Contact: Elizabeth Brown • Email
By the mid 1970s, a "coal coalition" of coal producers, oil and gas, metals, electric utilities, railroads, and commercial banks emerged producing coordinated efforts against threats to their profits from environmental regulation. This talk will examine subsequent changes in the political economy of the coal industry and its position within the larger corporate power structure and think tanks of US policy formation network. Mapping coal within this network yields a better understanding of the problems of environmental regulation today.
Oregon Appellate Courts - Information Session
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
Room 184, Knight Law Center
Contact: Sheena Dahlke • Email

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Federal Judicial Externship Information Session
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: JIll Elizabeth • Email
This brown bag gathering will provide information regarding the Federal Judicial Externship Program.
Malcolm X and the Lure of Postracialism: Assessing the 'Nightmare' 50 Years Later
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Knight Library Browsing Room
Contact: Abbie Stillie • Email
featuring Saladin Ambar

Thursday, February 28, 2013

PIELC 2013
All Day
University of Oregon campus
Contact: Chris MacMillan • Email
Website
From an initial gathering of just fifteen speakers and seventy-five participants in 1983, we have grown to become the world’s most important environmental law conference.

With assistance from keynoters, panelists, and participants alike, we plan to inspire a renewed commitment to collaboration and outreach among conference attendees. We expect the conference to enhance the success of environmental lawyers and to contribute to a more vigorous movement that resonates across society.

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