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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Understanding ICWA
12:00 pm
Room 141 in Knight Law School
Contact: Shanley Chandler •
During this lunch event, students will get to learn more about ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act) and listen to current attorney(s) who specialize and work in this field.
"Beyond Conviction" and Restorative Justice
4:30 pm
Contact: Kathryn Fahrion •
Join SEDD, supported by NLG, to watch a documentary that addresses the question of how restoring harm can occur even in cases that some would deem "unforgivable." After the documentary a panel of restorative justice practitioners and individuals who have been a part of the criminal justice process will discuss their insights and goals for how we deal with violence and crime.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Dean Burke's Fall Town Hall with Students
12:00 pm
110 - already assigned
Contact: Jennifer Espinola •
All students are invited to attend this town hall with Dean Burke to discuss various law school initiatives and issues.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Oregon State Bar Indian Law CLE
8:00 am
Room 184 (Already reserved)
Contact: Apple Goeckner •
On October 25, 2019, the Indian Law Section of the Oregon State Bar will host a CLE entitled: Emerging Land Issues in Indian Country at the University of Oregon School of Law.

The panels will deal with natural resource development, climate change, timber cases, treaty rights, and the native outdoor recreation industry.

The event will also feature a panel with author and activist Rebecca Nagle, who will talk about the Carpenter v. Murphy case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court and her hit podcast This Land

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Frohnmayer Leadership Program Session on "Braving Difficult Conversations"
12:00 pm
Contact: Jennifer Espinola •
Chris Esparza and Jennifer Espinola will lead this session to explore the dynamics of challenging conversations and strategies for approaching them more effectively. We'll talk about ways of approaching others with courage, candor, and care and also discuss ways of engaging with others attempt to confront us. These skills make you invaluable on any team and in any setting, so come learn more! Lunch will be provided to those who register by Oct. 21st through the online form. Contact Chris Esparza for more details.
Truths and Myths of Foreign Interference in Our Elections
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Knight 241
Contact: Jacob D. Gates •
Professor Derek Muller (Pepperdine University School of Law) will give remarks on the effects of foreign interference on American elections.
Open House
5:30 pm
Rooms 175 and 241
Contact: Whitney Donielson •
Inspired to make a difference? Considering law school? Join us at the Knight Law Center for our fall Open House!

You'll have an opportunity to meet admissions representatives, hear from a panel of current students, take a tour of the law school building, and more.

We look forward to answering your questions, and helping you plan for the admissions process.

The event is free, but space is limited. Please contact or (541) 346-3846. to RSVP.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

PIELC Panel Planning Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 142
Contact: Lindsey Hutchison •
If you are interested in planning a panel for the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, please attend this meeting! You will get all of the information you need to plan a panel. If you cannot attend this meeting and would like to plan a panel please visit or email Lindsey Hutchison at
Skills Workshop: Memorization and Essay Exam Questions
1:00 pm
Room 175
Contact: Taryn Ferrando •
In this session, Professor McAlpin will introduce strategies for memorization and how to approach essay exam questions.

From 1:00pm-1:50pm in Room 175

Thursday, October 31, 2019

12:00 pm
Contact: Jennifer Espinola •
It's the annual Halloween celebration at the law school. Students and their families are encouraged to come and trick-or-treat in various offices throughout the law school. Appropriate costumes are encouraged. The Student Bar Association will sponsor games and crafts in the Commons and there will be lots of candy and decorations to make a festive, family-friendly event!

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

NLG Tijuana trip
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Contact: Davis Hunt •
A meeting to discuss flights and room reservations for the TJ trip