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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Proofreading
1:15 pm
Knight Law 243
Contact: Elizabeth Frost •
Short, casual session on proofreading tips and strategies

Friday, November 17, 2017

"Sovereignty in the Law, Sovereignty in Our Stories"
12:00 pm
Knight Browising Room in Knight Library
Contact: Amy Thomas •
Mary Kathryn Nagle is a renowned lawyer and playwright in Indian Country. She is a partner at Pipestern Law, a law firm specializing in sovereignty of Native tribes and peoples. In 2013 she authored an amicus brief for the famous “Baby Veronica” case before the US Supreme Court and assisted with the amending of the Violence Against Women Act to include tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian perpetrators of domestic violence. She has written numerous plays, including "Manahatta", "Fairly Traceable", "Sliver of a Full Moon", and many others.
5:30 pm
4th floor lounge
Contact: Alena Tipnis •
The OSB IP Section and UO LIP Group are hosting a CLE at the University of Oregon.
LIP CLE: Kevin Hayes on Domain Name Disputes
5:30 pm
4th Floor Lewis Lounge
Contact: Alena Tipnis •
This presentation will discuss pre-dispute strategies such as preemptive registration, domain name triage, attempting to address the matter without legal action, and uncovering the registrant of the domain if it is hidden; the administrative and much less expensive Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) alternative to expensive litigation; and legal action through the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (15 U.S.C. 1125(d)).

Monday, November 20, 2017

After Charlottesville: Confronting White Supremacy and White Nationalism as Lawyers and Leaders, featuring Eric Ward
12:00 pm
Knight Law Center room 110
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
Eric K. Ward is a nationally renowned speaker on issues of racism, white supremacy, and movements for racial justice. He is the incoming executive director of the Western States Center in Portland. Eric has spent the last decade working at both the Ford Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies to combat inequality and promote the dismantling of institutional discrimination and other barriers to full participation that racial and ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples continue to experience in society.

Organized by Wayne Morse Law Fellows

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Town Hall: Diversity Plan Feedback
12:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Prof. Liz Tippett •
The law school's Diversity Committee wants to hear from you! We want your feedback on the Diversity Plan, which will be shared with you prior to the Town Hall.
1L LRW Celebration
12:00 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Peter Blair •
1Ls you did it! You completed your first semester of LRW. To celebrate come enjoy treats and coffee in the commons courtesy of SBA

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday; no classes are held
All Day
Contact: Elaine Seyman •

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Nelson Mandela 2017 Changemaker of the Year Speaking at UO - Don't Miss Adam Foss!
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Erb Memorial Union Room 214
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
The University of Oregon Division of Equity and Inclusion and the Office of the President invite you participate in the second lecture of this year's African-American Workshop and Lecture Series. The featured speaker is Adam Foss, whose lecture is entitled "Shields and Swords: Waging a Battle Against Bias in Public Systems." The lecture takes place on November 28, 2017 in the Redwood Auditorium (Erb Memorial Union Room 214) at the University of Oregon. The lecture begins at 12:15, with lunch served at noon.

RSVPs are appreciated but not required at the link below:

Mr. Foss is the founder of Prosecutor Impact - a non-profit developing training and curriculum for prosecutors to reframe their role in the criminal justice system. He is also a former District Attorney, Juvenile Division, Suffolk County, Boston, Massachusetts; a 2017 Mandela Foundation Changemaker of the Year recipient; and was named one of the 100 most influential black Americans by the Root in 2016. His 2016 Ted Talk, "A Prosecutor's Vision for a Better Justice System," has nearly 2 million views.

We hope to see you there. More information can be found on the Division of Equity and Inclusion website.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Last day of classes
All Day
Contact: Elaine Seyman •

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Free lunch and CLE: Everything you wanted to know about immigration in Lane County
12:00 pm
Eugene Federal Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room
Contact: Andrea Coles-Bjerre •
Join your colleagues for a free CLE and lunch and to learn from those at the front line about immigration issues here in Lane County. Abigail Molina, Molina Law Group, and Katrina Kilgren, Kilgren Immigration Law Office, will provide information and answer your questions about LOCAL immigration needs and concerns, and Stephen Manning, from Immigrant Law Group, will present information on ICE (“Immigration and Customs Enforcement”). Following this one hour CLE luncheon, those who would like to know more about pro bono opportunities in immigration services are urged to stay and visit with representatives from Catholic Charities and VITALS (“Valley Immigration Training Advocacy & Legal Services).
Please RSVP at so we know how much lunch to prepare. If you forget to RSVP, come anyway!
Your free lunch and free CLE is courtesy of The Local Government Law Group and Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton.

Sponsored by the Lane County Circuit Court, Oregon Federal District Court, Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, UO School of Law, LCBA Federal Court and Debtor/Creditor committees, and the Lane County Women Lawyers.