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News Archive: 2009



January 8, 2009
Judd Sneirson and Jennifer Howard-Grenville Present January 15 ENR Fireside Conversation

January 8, 2009
Robin Romm remembers her mother, Jackie Romm ’81, in her memoir The Mercy Papers

January 8, 2009
Register for Sports Business and the Law Conference to be Held in Portland January 23

January 12, 2009
Oregon Law Mourns Loss of Lois Ackerman

January 16, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Spring Semester Visiting Professor Dwight Golann

January 22, 2009
Adell Amos and Patricia McDowell Present January 29 ENR Fireside Conversation

January 23, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Presents “Wartime Presidents and the Constitution: From Lincoln to Obama” February 5

January 26, 2009
Nationally Recognized Photographer Opens Exhibit at Oregon Law

January 26, 2009
Oregon Law Labor and Employment Trial Advocacy Team Takes Second Place at National Competition

January 28, 2009
Sports Business and the Law Conference Examines the Business of Professional Sports


February 2, 2009
Adell Amos is 2009-10 Wayne Morse Resident Scholar

February 2, 2009
Valentine’s Day Cards to Benefit the Domestic Violence Clinic

February 4, 2009
Oregon Law Review Publishes a “Tribute to Professor Jim Mooney”

February 6, 2009
Oregon Law to Host Regional Round of the Texas Young Lawyers Association Trial Competition February 13-15

February 9, 2009
Patrick Bartlein and Mary Wood Present February 12 ENR Fireside Conversation

February 13, 2009
ORIL Symposium, “The Confluence of Human Rights and the Environment,” to Take Place February 20

February 16, 2009
14th Annual OLSPIF Gala and Auction To Take Place February 20

February 16, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Top Strategists from Obama Campaign Team February 19

February 17, 2009
Professor Mary Wood Is A Climate Victory Speaker February 19

February 20, 2009
Steven Bender to Keynote OSB Government Law Section Conference February 20

February 23, 2009
27th Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference Takes Place February 26-March 1

February 23, 2009
Oregon Review of International Law Announces 2009-10 Managing Board

February 23, 2009
Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation Announces 2009-10 Managing Board

February 24, 2009
Join in “A Conversation with Betsy Myers” February 26

February 24, 2009
John Frohnmayer ’72 Discusses “The Arts, Politics, and Law” February 26

February 27, 2009
Oregon Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on March 6 at Knight Law Center

February 27, 2009
Students Rebecca Ivanoff and Mitch Huzar Represented Oregon Law at National Negotiation Competition


March 2, 2009
Oregon Law Review Announces 2009-10 Managing Board

March 2, 2009
Bart Johnson and David Hulse Present March 5 ENR Fireside Conversation

March 3, 2009
Oregon Law Students Qualified to Semifinals at Regional Appellate Advocacy Competition

March 4, 2009
Oregon Law Hosts 2009 Regional Representation in Mediation Competition March 7-8

March 6, 2009
3L Alexander Theoharis Authors Photographic Comic Series

March 9, 2009
Moot Court Board’s Managing Board Announced

March 9, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Announces 2009-10 Law Fellows

March 12, 2009
Public Interest Public Service Program Announces New Executive Board Members

March 16, 2009
Professor Roberta Mann Tops Three SSRN Top Ten Lists

March 17, 2009
Climatologist Philip Mote to Present at March 19 ENR Fireside Conversation

March 18, 2009
Federal Public Defender Steven T. Wax to Deliver 2009 Commencement Address

March 19, 2009
Sustainable Business Symposium Examines “Growing a Green Economy” April 3

March 19, 2009
Professor Susan Gary Speaks to New York State Bar Association March 20

March 20, 2009
Mary Broadhurst ’90 Heads to High Court with Precedent-Setting Case

March 23, 2009
Land Air Water Announces 2009-10 Board Members

March 25, 2009
Child and Family Law Association Board Names 2009-10 Board Members

March 26, 2009
Merv Loya to Receive 2009 Meritorious Service Award

March 26, 2009
Joan Malmud Named Director of Clinics and Externships

March 30, 2009
Associate Dean Michael Moffitt to Speak at Fordham Law Review Symposium April 3

March 30, 2009
Ben Stoller Named 2008-09 Outstanding Student in Law and Entrepreneurship


April 1, 2009
Sarah Crooks ’96 Wins Portland Business Journal Orchid Award

April 2, 2009
Professor Judd Sneirson Testifies to Oregon Legislature on House Bill 2829

April 3, 2009
Public Interest Public Service Program Hosts Public Service Day April 4

April 6, 2009
Nancy Shurtz to Present April 9 ENR Fireside Conversation

April 6, 2009
Barbara Aldave to Receive 2009 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service April 17

April 7, 2009
Law and Entrepreneurship Student Association Announces 2009-10 Board Members and Co-Directors

April 8, 2009
Pro Bono Program Announces 2009-10 Executive Board

April 9, 2009
Student Bar Association Announces 2009-10 Officers

April 10, 2009
Pre-release Screening of “Copyright Criminals” Comes to UO Portland April 15

April 13, 2009
Four Assistant Professors to Join Oregon Law

April 13, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Stuart Chinn

April 13, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor John Greenman

April 13, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Eric Priest

April 13, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Jennifer Reynolds

April 13, 2009
Former Oregon Law Assistant Dean to Participate in Joel Yamauchi Lecture Series April 15

April 16, 2009
“Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century” Symposium is April 17-18

April 16, 2009
Oregon Law Names Nicole Commissiong ’01 Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

April 20, 2009
Professor Adell Amos ’98 Wins Orlando Hollis Teaching Award

April 20, 2009
Melissa Beyer Takes Second Place in Employment Law Writing Competition

April 20, 2009
National Lawyers Guild Names 2009-10 Executive Board

April 23, 2009
Latino/a Law Student Association Announces 2009-10 Co-Directors

April 23, 2009
Law Students for Reproductive Justice Announces 2009-10 Board Members

April 23, 2009
American Constitution Society Announces 2009-10 Board Members

April 24, 2009
Three Oregon Law Programs Again Ranked Top Ten by U.S. News & World Report

April 24, 2009
Portia Project to Screen Documentary on the Personal Lives of Pregnant Inmates April 25 and 26

April 27, 2009
StreetLaw’s Juvenile Justice Program Announces 2009-10 Leaders

April 27, 2009
OUTLAWs Names 2009-10 Leadership Board

April 28, 2009
Professor Michelle McKinley to Present Paper at 2009 Law & Humanities Junior Scholar Workshop

April 29, 2009
Kelly Matheson ’99 Launches Video Featuring Public Interest Environmental Law Conference

April 29, 2009
Oregon Law Tops Law School Contributions to Campaign for Equal Justice

April 30, 2009
Book Release and Signing by Robert Tsai to Take Place May 6

April 30, 2009
Prospective Students Converge on Oregon Law Campus

April 30, 2009
Six Student Articles to be Published in 88th Volume of Oregon Law Review


May 4, 2009
Law and Humanities Scholar Leti Volpp to Keynote Contested Citizenships Symposium May 7

May 4, 2009
Law Students for Sustainable Business Announces 2009-10 Managing Board

May 7, 2009
Oregon Law Professors Observe Korea’s Changing Legal Landscape

May 8, 2009
Oregon Law Gears Up for 2009 Commencement Exercises May 16

May 8, 2009
Oregon House of Representatives Honors UO President, Law Professor Dave Frohnmayer with Resolution

May 11, 2009
Professor Jim O’Fallon Named to NCAA Committee on Infractions

May 12, 2009
“Microwave Guy” Stephen Robbins Raises Internship Funds

May 13, 2009
Jordan Bates Receives 2009 Annual Pro Bono Service Award

May 14, 2009
Oregon Law Takes Eighth Straight Win in State Pro Bono Challenge

May 18, 2009
Professor Mary Wood to Deliver Talk on Global Restoration May 19

May 18, 2009
Oregon Law Remembers Alumnus and Longtime Friend John Jaqua ’50

May 20, 2009
Spring Semester News Roundup

May 22, 2009
OLSPIF Announces 2009 Stipend Recipients

May 26, 2009
Visiting Professor Ryan Vacca to Participate in “Your Digital Life” Conference May 27

May 28, 2009
Moot Court Board Announces Newest Members

May 29, 2009
Professor Adell Amos Speaks to the Fourteenth Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers


June 1, 2009
Black Law Students Association Names 2009-10 Officers

June 2, 2009
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association Names 2009-10 Co-Directors

June 3, 2009
Federalist Society Announces 2009-10 Officers

June 4, 2009
Legislative Issues Workshop ‘Breathes Life’ into Student’s Dream of Policy Work

June 4, 2009
Spring Semester 2009 Legislative Internships

June 4, 2009
Domestic Violence Streetlaw Program is Back, Announces New 2009-10 Leadership

June 5, 2009
Professor Carl Bjerre Plays Key Role in Revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code

June 8, 2009
Friends of Land Air Water Announce 2009 Stipend Recipients

June 8, 2009
International Law Society Names 2009-10 Executive Board

June 9, 2009
Professor Judd Sneirson’s Article Chosen to Appear in Corporate Practice Commentator

June 9, 2009
Adjunct Instructor Christopher Hermann ’81 Chairs “Owning & Operating a Winery or Brewery” Seminar July 22

June 10, 2009
Class of ’89 Steering Committee Member Cynthia Easterday Appointed to the Bench

June 10, 2009
Sixteen Oregon Law Graduates Elected to Order of the Coif

June 11, 2009
ENR Fellows Gear Up for Summer Clerkships

June 15, 2009
Native American Law Students Association Announces 2009-10 Executive Board

June 15, 2009
Student Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Names 2009-10 Executive Board

June 16, 2009
Oregon Law Members to be Honored at Retirement Reception June 17

June 17, 2009
Merv Loya Makes Last Official Alumni Visit to Portland June 25

June 18, 2009
Oregon Law Announces Loan Repayment Assistance Program Recipients

June 22, 2009
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund Names 2009-10 Executive Board

June 24, 2009
Professor Steven Bender Speaks at UO Conference on Biliteracy June 26

June 26, 2009
Professor Judd Sneirson Rises on Three SSRN Top Ten Lists

June 29, 2009
Laurie Webb Daniel ’82 Participates on Committee Vetting Supreme Court Nominee

June 29, 2009
Rennard Strickland’s “Spirit Red” Delves into Personal History, Native American Art

June 30, 2009
LL.M. Class of 2010 is Largest Yet


July 1, 2009
Horsin’ Around: Katy Bloomquist ’89 Blends Work and Hobby

July 1, 2009
Cassandra SkinnerLopata ’06 Appointed to Oregon Liquor Control Commission

July 1, 2009
UO Portland Continues Summer Discussion Series Thursday, July 30

July 7, 2009
Recent Grad Mariah Kennedy Scores Big in Securities Regulation

July 8, 2009
‘The thirteenth year of my five-year plan:’ David Gold ’84 Tried Many Paths Before Finding his Passion

July 9, 2009
Professor Ofer Raban’s Paper on Torture Memos Tops Four SSRN Lists

July 15, 2009
A Beautiful Friendship: Class of ’79 Judges Ann Aiken and Roxanne Osborne watch careers, families blossom

July 21, 2009
Student Orientation To Take Place August 19-21

July 22, 2009
A Loving Lawyer: Agi Petersen ’59 Loves Law and Thinks Lawyers Should Love Themselves a Little More

July 24, 2009
Professor Ofer Raban Continues to Gain SSRN Recognition

July 28, 2009
Seven Professors Commended for Work with Oregon Law Commission

July 29, 2009
From Sheep Rancher to Lawyer: Joyce Benjamin ’74 Took a Non-Traditional Approach to Law School

July 30, 2009
“Sanctuaries” Photography Exhibit on Display at Oregon Law


August 3, 2009
Professor Michelle McKinley Receives Newberry Library Fellowship

August 5, 2009
‘It’s been a real pleasure over the years:’ Jerry Parks, Jr., ’69 Enjoys Seeing his Multiple Businesses Grow and Expand

August 10, 2009
Journal of the Legal Writing Institute Names Award for LRW Pioneer Mary Lawrence

August 12, 2009
‘It was an interesting time': Walter Grebe ’64 witnessed firsthand the strife of the 1960s

August 19, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Stuart Chinn

August 19, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor John Greenman

August 20, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Eric Priest

August 20, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Jennifer Reynolds

August 21, 2009
Goldman Prize Winner Pablo Fajardo to Present ‘Jungle Law: Battling Chevron-Texaco in the Ecuadorian Amazon’ August 26

August 21, 2009
Former Oregon Supreme Court Justice Betty Roberts to Participate in Video Conference August 27

August 24, 2009
Professor Adell Amos Appointed Deputy Solicitor for Land and Water Resources

August 25, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Class of 2012

August 26, 2009
It’s A Family Affair for Oregon Law’s 2009 Reunions

August 27, 2009
Professor Rebecca Tsosie Welcomed as Inaugural Oregon Tribes Professor of Law

August 27, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Dale Jamieson as 2009-10 Chair of Law and Politics

August 28, 2009
Environmental and Natural Resources Program Announces Leadership Changes

August 28, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes Visiting Professor Jennifer Martin

August 28, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Resident Scholar Ted Toadvine

August 31, 2009
Fireside Conversations Series Kicks Off September 2 with Professor John Bonine

August 31, 2009
Professor Michelle McKinley to Compete in National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Competition

August 31, 2009
Oregon Law Welcomes New Adjunct Faculty Members


September 1, 2009
Oregon Law Alumni to Converge on Campus September 11-13

September 1, 2009
Faculty Coordinate Northwest Regional Legal Writing Conference

September 2, 2009
Where Law and Media Collide: Kelly Matheson ’99 uses video advocacy to change the law

September 3, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Visiting Distinguished Scholar James McCarthy

September 3, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Announces 2009-10 Project Grant Recipients

September 4, 2009
Symposium Examines ‘Legal and Ethical Duties in a Changing Climate’ September 11

September 4, 2009
Professor Steven Bender Appointed to Commission on Hispanic Affairs

September 8, 2009
Professor Rob Illig’s ‘The Oregon Method’ to Appear in Journal of Legal Education

September 9, 2009
Wayne Morse Center Welcomes Dissertation Fellow Shangrila Joshi Wynn

September 10, 2009
Fun, Friendship, and Kilts: Kyle Daley: Law Student, Competitive Highland Athlete

September 11, 2009
Class of 1959 to Celebrate 50-Year Reunion

September 14, 2009
Tribal Leaders and Policymakers to Attend Oregon Law’s Tribal Climate Change Events

September 14, 2009
Professor Jennifer Reynolds Presents Fireside Conversation September 16

September 14, 2009
‘Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice’ Takes Place at UO Portland September 17

September 15, 2009
OLSPIF Stipend Recipients Reflect on Summer Experiences

September 16, 2009
Oregon Law Celebrates Constitution Day September 17

September 17, 2009
Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation Symposium Exceeds Attendance Goal

September 17, 2009
Oregon Law Student Takes On United Nations Externship

September 17, 2009
preLaw magazine Singles Out Oregon Law’s Environmental, Public Interest, and Criminal Law Programs

September 21, 2009
Oregon Law Review Announces 2009-10 Staff Editors

September 21, 2009
Oregon Review of International Law Announces 2009-10 Associate Editors

September 21, 2009
Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation Announces 2009-10 Members

September 22, 2009
Oregon Law Remembers Longtime Faculty Member Bob Lacy

September 22, 2009
Professor Svitlana Kravchenko Presents Fireside Conversation September 30

September 23, 2009
Professor Roberta Mann to Present at Tenth Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation

September 28, 2009
Public Reception for Photographer Scott Blackman Takes Place October 8

September 29, 2009
Oregon Bar Passage Rate Soars Past Statewide Average

September 29, 2009
Chairman of the Good Life Committee: An Interview with Bob Lacy

September 29, 2009
The Chairman of the Good Life Committee: An Interview with Bob Lacy (Part II)


October 1, 2009
Professor Susan Gary to Speak at Annual Estate Planning Seminar October 2

October 5, 2009
Conference to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Oregon Supreme Court is October 9

October 5, 2009
Duck Dash 5k Runs Through Campus October 10

October 9, 2009
Professors Steven Bender and Andrea Coles-Bjerre to Present at OSB Debtor Creditor Section Annual Meeting October 9

October 12, 2009
Rebecca Tsosie to Present Third Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture October 15

October 12, 2009
Professor Jim Elliott Presents Fireside Conversation October 21

October 13, 2009
Globe Trotter: Mark Johnstad ’94 learned that a law degree could take him anywhere

October 16, 2009
Annual Wine Law Reception Takes Place October 17

October 19, 2009
‘Climate Policy: What if Politics Fails Us?’ Discussion to Take Place October 22

October 19, 2009
Professor Mary Wood to Address Eugene Residents at Worldwide Climate Change Event October 24

October 22, 2009
Conflict and Dispute Resolution Program Announces 2009 Essay Contest

October 28, 2009
Professor Roberta Mann to Speak at UT on Alternative-Energy Related Tax Issues

October 30, 2009
PIPS to Present Catherine Carr With Dom Vetri ‘Champion of the Public Interest’ Award November 5


November 11, 2009
Professor Mary Wood Delivers Keynote Address to Power Shift Western 2009 Conference

November 30, 2009
Oregon Law Celebrates DV Clinic 10th Anniversary with Free CLE


December 3, 2009
Oregon Law’s Competition not Conflict teams up with university presidents and the UO Athletic Director

December 6, 2009
Professors Eric Priest and Kyu Ho Youm Win Global Scholars Program Grants

December 9, 2009
3L Tim Ream Files “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

December 10, 2009
Oregon Law Mourns Former Professor C. Edwin Baker

December 14, 2009
3L Tim Ream Files Second “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

December 15, 2009
3L Tim Ream Files Third “Dispatch” On His Personal Impressions of the Copenhagen Summit

December 23, 2009
Alum Stephen Barnes Reflects on Teaching Environmental Law and English: Learning About Simplicity and Harmony

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