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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.
Law of Beer and Wine
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Lara Dittman • Email

Friday, April 11, 2014

The NCAA In Crisis: The Crossroads Of Intercollegiate Sports
All Day
Ford Alumni Center, UO Campus
Contact: Dustin Littrell • Email
Oregon Law Review's annual symposium.
O'Fallon Lecture: "The Choice of the Three Caskets: Law, Equity, and Mercy in The Merchant of Venice," featuring legal scholar Kenji Yoshino.
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Knight Law 175
Contact: Oregon Humanities Center • Email

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Admitted Student Visiting Day
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Knight Law Center
Contact: Heather Chaney • Email
Meet Dean Michael Moffitt, faculty members, current students,
and other admitted students of the Oregon Law Class of 2017.

RSVP by Wednesday, April 9, 2014 to
Amy Greer, Admissions Assistant
University of Oregon School of Law
admissions@law.uoregon.edu * (541) 346-3846
5:00 pm
Contact: Merle Weiner • Email

Summer Externship Application Deadline: Saturday, April 12
Submit applications to Merle Weiner by 5 p.m.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Oregon Bar Exam Grant
All Day
Contact: Toni Kelich • Email
A grant for the July Oregon Bar Exam is available through the Oregon State Bar Diversity & Inclusion Department and the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association. This opportunity is not limited to racial and ethnic minorities. To be eligible, students must file both the bar grant and bar applications by April 15.

The bar grant application is available at http://www.osbar.org/diversity/programs.html#exams.
Prepare for a Successful Summer
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 184
Contact: Career Center • Email

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