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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Clackamas County DA's Panel Discussion
12:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Sabrina Leathers •
The Clackamas County DA's Office will be here to conduct a panel on criminal prosecution and opportunities that exist for lawyers and law students at the Clackamas County District Attorneys Office. Panelists will be Chris Heywood (U of O Law Grad) and Autumn Mercado (3 year at U of O).
Mercado will appear via video.
SEDD: Wolf Managment Facilitation
4:00 pm
Room 175
Contact: Catharine Roner-Reiter •
SEDD continues our comparative skills exploration of environmental disputes with a combination presentation and practice session on facilitation next month. I will lead with: there should be food! Facilitation is a little different in function than negotiation or mediation, so we will be taking a mediated agreement we reached at our last session and looking at how facilitation can assist with maintaining and implementing those agreements. Hope you will join us!

Friday, November 10, 2017

Lauren Asher Oral Defense
11:00 am
Room 282
Contact: Sophia Mantheakis •
"Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System" Presentation by Professor Leigh Goodmark
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Lacy Dougal •
Pizza will be provided

Monday, November 13, 2017

National Lawyers Guild presents: the Oregon Innocence Project
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
room 110
Contact: Julie Meyer •
Come hear a panel of three members of the Oregon Innocence Project discuss the work they've done in exonerating the wrongfully convicted and how you can help.
Diversity Committee Town Hall
1:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Prof. Liz Tippett •
The law school's Diversity Committee wants your feedback! Your input is wanted and needed on the law school's diversity plan. The plan is a roadmap for initiatives to make the law school a more welcoming environment for all students.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Info Session on Wayne Morse Law Fellows Program and Paid Summer Fellowships in D.C. and Oregon Intended audience: JD Students,
12:00 pm
Knight Law Center room 241
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Tips on Court Position Interview Processes
12:00 pm
Room 141
Contact: Sabrina Leathers •
Want to get the real story on life in the courtroom and insider tips on the application and interview process?
The Lane County Circuit Court is slated to hire 15 clerks for one-year terms beginning mid-August 2018. Dont miss out the deadline for applications to be received by the court is Friday, December 8, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
Title IX Training
1:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Nicole Commissiong •
The University has implemented a new reporting policy for Title IX violations. Learn about the policy and support available to those affected by sexual harassment.

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.