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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Managing Law School Debt, Part 1
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm
University of Oregon School of Law Room 184
Contact: Jane Steckbeck/Nicole Commissiong • jsteckbe@uoregon.edu/nrc@uoregon.edu
In this workshop, Jessika Kaiser, Oregon Law Alum, will discuss her strategies and practices for successful debt management and repayment on a limited salary. Her talk will cover key information on: 1) Getting started in loan repayment; 2) Tracking loans; 3) Choosing payment plans; 4) Systems she uses to monitor repayment; 5) What she has learned about being responsible with loan repayment. In addition, Jessika will share information about successful budgeting, including: 1) Resources for creating a working budget; 2) How having a budget helps manage debt repayment; other budgeting tips.

In addition, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Nicole Commissiong, will cover the all-important subject of how to work successfully with your lenders, how to avoid default, why it is critical to avoid default, and more.
Dom Vetri "Champion of the Public Interest" Award
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 175
Contact: Tom Lininger • lininger@uoregon.edu
The Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) program invites you to the third presentation of the Dom Vetri "Champion of the Public Interest" Award on Tuesday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m.

This award honors the legacy of Professor Dom Vetri, who has taught at the UO School of Law for four decades. This year's award recipients are: David Hall, executive director of Texas Riogrande Legal Aid, and Pamela Brown, a lawyer at Texas Riogrande Legal Aid and director of the Bi-National Family Violence Project.
Dom Vetri "Champion of the Public Interest" Award
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 175
Contact: Tom Lininger • lininger@uoregon.edu
The Public Interest/Public Service (PIPS) program invites you to the third presentation of the Dom Vetri "Champion of the Public Interest" Award on Tuesday, April 10, at 1:30 p.m.

This award honors the legacy of Professor Dom Vetri, who has taught at the UO School of Law for four decades.

This year's recipients of the Dom Vetri Award:

David Hall, executive director of Texas Riogrande Legal Aid, and
Pamela Brown, a lawyer at Texas Riogrande Legal Aid and director of the Bi-National Family Violence Project
Child Soldiers: From Genocide to Rehabilitation
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 175, Wayne Morse Commons
Contact: Shehn Datta • shehn@uoregon.edu
Website
The Oregon Review of International Law presents a panel featuring the following guests on child soldiers:

Dr. Gregory Stanton, Genocide Watch
Terrie Rodello, Amnesty International USA
Elizabeth “Lili” Cole, U.S. Institute for Peace

Reception to follow in the Wayne Morse Commons

Co-sponsored by the Child and Family Law Association

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Pro Bono/OLSPIF Recognition Ceremony
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wayne Morse Commons Knight Law Center
Contact: Jane Steckbeck • jsteckbe@uoregon.edu
The Pro Bono/OLSPIF Recognition Ceremony is an inspirational celebration honoring law students for their pro bono contributions and public service activities. The Pro Bono Board confers several awards: The Nicole Richardson Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award (cash prize $1000), and Outstanding 2L and 3L awards. OLSPIF confers the Emilio Bandiero Award to the attorney best demonstrating commitment to public service, and the Hitchcock-Kenna Award to a law student with extraordinary commitment to public service. Excellent food provided!
Pro Bono/OLSPIF Recognition Ceremony
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wayne Morse Commons Knight Law Center
Contact: Jane Steckbeck • jsteckbe@uoregon.edu
The Pro Bono/OLSPIF Recognition Ceremony is an inspirational celebration honoring law students for their pro bono contributions and public service activities. The Pro Bono Board confers several awards: The Nicole Richardson Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award (cash prize $1000), and Outstanding 2L and 3L awards. OLSPIF confers the Emilio Bandiero Award to the attorney best demonstrating commitment to public service, and the Hitchcock-Kenna Award to a law student with extraordinary commitment to public service. Excellent food provided!
Dr. Gregory Stanton: How We Can Prevent Genocide
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Knight Law Center, Room 175
Contact: Laura Johnson • ljohns10@uoregon.edu
Dr. Gregory Stanton, founder of Genocide Watch and author of Eight Stages of Genocide, will deliver a public address connected with the interdisciplinary ADR Center initiative "Genocide and Mass Atrocities: Responsibility to Prevent." Stanton will discuss his experiences in the U.S. State Department and elsewhere around the world, and will offer guidance on how we, as citizens, can affect change.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Understanding the College Cost Reduction and Access Act & Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
184
Contact: Jane Steckbeck • jsteckbe@uoregon.edu
Managing Debt after Graduation: Part 2.

In this session, Jane Steckbeck, Associate Director for Public Service Initiatives will teach you the ins-and-outs of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act, discussing the key provisions of Income Based Repayment and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Income Based Repayment is available even if you are not in public service employment!
Arthur R. Miller -- Presidential Medal and Remarks
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 110
Contact: Jen Reynolds • jwr@uoregon.edu
Website
Join us as legendary law professor Arthur R. Miller receives the Presidential Medal from the University of Oregon and then comments on "Are the Federal Courthouse Doors Closing?" Registration required; lunch provided.
Movie: Twelve Angry Men
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Room 175
Contact: Margie Paris • mparis@uoregon.edu
Watch Sidney Lumet's landmark film (starring Henry Fonda) about the deliberations of a criminal jury.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Miller's Courts: Media, Rules, Policy and the Future of Access to Justice
All Day
White Stag Building, Portland, OR
Contact: Laura Schulman • schulman@uoregon.edu
Website
Join us for the Oregon Law Review's spring symposium honoring Arthur R. Miller, renowned Harvard Civil Procedure professor, co-author of the leading treatise Federal Rules and Procedure, and original "celebrity" jurist. This symposium will bring together some of the nation’s most distinguished scholars, judges, and practitioners to celebrate and examine Professor's Miller's contributions to the legal world.