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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Lane County Bar 1L Mentee Orientation
12:00 pm
Room 184
Contact: Sabrina Leathers •
Building a mentor relationship with local attorneys is a great way to learn more about practice areas that might be of interest to you, begin building your local legal network, and practice those networking skills we are often talking about. Many law students maintain relationships with their 1L mentors throughout law school and even stay in touch after graduation. Beatrice Grace will be available during this time to discuss the program and answer questions that you might have. Social to follow in November.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Mock Mediation Workshop
12:00 pm
Room 243, Oregon Law
Contact: Kathryn Fahrion •
Join Students Engaged in Dialogue and Discourse to practice mediation. We will provide a mock mediation scenario and, for anyone who wants to explore what mediation is, an overview of mediation techniques and purposes.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

OSB Celebrate Pro Bono CLE
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lewis Lounge
Contact: Jennifer Geller, Kathryn Moakley • or
OSB's Celebrate Pro Bono Week CLE will be live-streamed in the Lewis Lounge. This year's CLE is Representing Survivors of Domestic Violence: Preparing for a Contested Restraining Order Hearing. The CLE is free of charge and open to students. Co-sponsored by the Oregon New Lawyers Division, Community Action Public Service (CAPS), the UO Law Domestic Violence Clinic, and the Public Law and Policy Program. Light refreshments will be served.
War and the Media: 1960s to the Trump Era, featuring Norman Solomon
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Knight Law Center 175
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
Norman Solomon is an American journalist, media critic, author and longtime associate of the media watch group FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting). In 1997, Solomon founded the Institute for Public Accuracy, a consortium of policy researchers and analysts, which works to provide alternative sources for journalists.

This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center's Public Affairs Speaker Series. It is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Informational Moot Court Meeting: 1L Negotiation Competition
12:00 pm
Room 184
Contact: Elizabeth Schwartz •
Learn about the upcoming 1L Negotiation Competition and watch a practice negotiation with current Moot Court Board members.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Oxford Consortium for Human Rights Workshop - Info Session
1:00 pm
Law 281
Contact: Jennifer Espinola •
Come learn about the Oxford Consortium on Human Rights Workshop taking place March 11-16, 2019 at Oxford University in England. Up to 5 Fellowships valued at $2000 each will be awarded. See email sent by Dean Espinola with the application which is due by the deadline of NOVEMBER 16, 2018.

At this info session, you will hear from previous participants and the coordinators of this year’s trip.
12th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture
6:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Apple Goeckner •
Established in 2006, the Rennard Strickland Lecture Series is sponsored by the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center, the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and Student Legal Advocates for Tribal Sovereignty to honor the legacy of the law school's former dean and Distinguished Professor Emeritus Rennard Strickland by examining native leadership and vision for environmental stewardship in the 21st century.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Throwback Thursday
12:00 pm
Contact: Liz Frost •
Professor Frost will lead a short and informal session on writing and grammar skills.
CRES Fall Town Hall
12:00 pm
Contact: Sophia Mantheakis •
CRES staff and faculty co-directors will hold an open forum for CRES students to be able share updates on the program, upcoming deadlines and events, and solicit feedback from students on their experiences in the program.
OLSPIF Volunteer Training and Phonebank
12:15 pm
Room 241
Contact: Casey Dreher •
Need volunteer hours for an OLSPIF summer stipend? Join the OLSPIF board for a volunteer training and stay for some phone-banking to help make the OLSPIF auction a success!
Nativism and White Supremacy, a panel discussion featuring Zakir Khan (Oregon chapter, Council on American-Islamic Relations), Laura Pulido (UO Ethic Studies), Jess Campbell (Rural Organizing Project)
6:30 pm
Knight Law Center 175
Contact: Rebecca Flynn •
This event is part of the Wayne Morse Center's Borders, Migration, and Belonging theme of inquiry. It is free and open to the public.