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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Law Lab - Research on Appellate Decision-making
12:00 pm
242
Contact: Liz Tippett • tippett@uoregon.edu
This month's Law Lab meeting features law instructor and Psychology PhD candidate Bob Rocklin. He will be presenting his research on judicial decision-making in appellate courts.
Oregon Appellate Court Presentation
12:30 pm
Room 142
Contact: Sabrina Leathers • leathers@uoregon.edu
Join us for a panel discussion with the Oregon Appellate Court to learn more about upcoming available clerkships. The panel will include Justice David Brewer, Lisa J. Norris-Lampe, Appellate Legal Counsel, and Melissa Briggs '06, Law Clerk for the Oregon Supreme Court. Judge Joel DeVore, Rachel Morris, Law Clerk, and Brianna Wellman, Law Clerk for the Oregon Court of Appeals. Applications are due by March 3, so stop by for some helpful application tips! All students are highly encouraged to attend.
LESA's Entrepreneur Panel
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Law School Room 175
Contact: Chance Johnson • chancej@uoregon.edu
LESA is hosting a panel of entrepreneurs. The individuals on the panel will discuss their experience of starting a business, and how legal counsel helped guide them through the process.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Annual OLSPIF Dinner & Auction
5:00 pm
Valley River Inn
Contact: Jennifer Geller • jgeller@uoregon.edu
Website
The Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund will hold its annual dinner and auction to support summer stipends for students who do public interest legal work. Register for this fun and important event on OLSPIF's website.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

CRES/Undergrads: Last day to withdraw from classes without use of a petition (with a “W” recorded) - Winter 2017
All Day
Contact: CRES Program • cres@uoregon.edu
Website
Today is the last day to drop courses via DuckWeb.

Monday, February 27, 2017

CRES/Undergrads: Initial Registration for Spring 2017
All Day
Contact: CRES Program • cres@uoregon.edu
Website
Initial registration for Spring 2017 spans from 2/27/17 to 3/8/17.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Judicial Externship Lunch with State and Federal Court Judges
12:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Sabrina Leathers • leathers@uoregon.edu
Judges from the federal and state trial courts in Eugene will be speaking at an informational session on Wednesday, March 1 at noon in Room 142 about judicial externship opportunities. The Hon. Jolie Russo, the Hon. Mustafa Kasubhai, and representatives from the Hon. Ann Aikens chambers will be available to answer questions about judicial externships. Prof. Mindy Wittkop will also discuss judicial externship course credit.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

JD/LLM last day to withdraw from spring semester classes
All Day
Contact: Elaine Seyman • elaines@uoregon.edu

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Northwest Immigrant Rights Projects presents
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Sabrina Leathers • leathers@uoregon.edu
Join Lindsay Lennox, Staff Attorney (Children & Youth), Roxana Rahmani, Staff Attorney (VAWA), and Glenda M. Aldana Madrid, Staff Attorney (Impact Litigation), with the Northwest Immigration Rights Project in Seattle, WA, via Web conference to discuss the following:
In 2016, almost 60,000 children, MANY fleeing violence and/or poverty in their home country, were apprehended by immigration officials trying to enter the U.S. from Mexico. After being apprehended, they are placed into removal proceedings in immigration court the U.S.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

"A Kaddish for Bernie Madoff"
7:00 pm
Redwood Room, EMU
Contact: Andrea Coles-Bjerre • acoles@uoregon.edu
In this one-woman chamber-rock opera about the intersection of faith and finance, Alicia Jo Rabins presents the story of the Madoff scandal from various powerful perspectives.
Checks and Balances in the Age of Trump
7:00 pm
Straub Hall 156
Contact: Rebecca Flynn • rflynn@uoregon.edu
A discussion on the extents and limits of executive power in the age of Donald Trump, featuring Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Hector Tobar, and Professors Dan Tichenor and Stuart Chinn.

Part of the Wayne Morse Center's Program on Democratic Engagement and Governance.

Free and open to the public.