Event: The Water We Eat: Law, Policy, and Our Collective Food Systems

Monday, April 23 at 12:00pm
Museum of Natural and Cultural History 

1680 E 15th Avenue, Eugene, OR

In honor of Earth Week, join the MNCH Ambassadors and the Good Food Group for a talk from UO Law professor Adell Amos.  Dean Amos will explore the ways water law and policy impact the greater food system. Food from Cafe Yumm provided by the Environmental and Natural Resource Law Center. Free and open to all UO students and staff.

More information here!

Mock Trial Recruiting Now!

University of Oregon Mock Trial is recruiting new members for spring term! If you’re interested in honing your public speaking and critical thinking skills while learning more about the law, Mock Trial will give you a glimpse into courtroom procedure. UOMT’s spring term is a great way to get started with the program and hone your skills for the competitive season in the fall. To learn  about UOMT, come to one of our info sessions – Tuesday (4/3) and Thursday (4/5) in Chapman 220 at 7pm.

Visit uomocktrial.com or email mocktrial@uoregon.edu for more.

 

Event: LSAT Done Right – Practical Advice for LSAT Prep

Wednesday, March 7th
6:00 pm
Lillis 112

What type of LSAT prep works best for you? Should you pay for an LSAT prep course? Join LSAT coach Jesse Small from LSAT (done) RIGHT for an info session where he provides practical advice on how to prepare for the LSAT.

Rather than provide training for specific LSAT questions, this session aims to ensure preparing for the LSAT isn’t any more difficult or costly than it needs to be.

Join us for this info session where you can hear from Jesse (who increased his own LSAT score from 143 to 175) and ask the questions on your mind about preparing for the LSAT.

Logic Game Workshop on Campus Thursday, 2/15!

The University of Oregon Undergraduate Law Society and TestMasters will be hosting a free Logic Games Workshop on Thursday, February 15th from 6PM-8PM in the UO Law School, Room 110. All University of Oregon students are welcome!

This workshop will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor with 14 years of LSAT teaching experience, a J.D. from NYU, and a perfect 180 official LSAT score. Attendees will be challenged with a set of difficult Logic Games and Jeff will demonstrate the most effective methods for tackling them. If you are interested in law school and want to score high on the LSAT, don’t miss this great opportunity!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE!

Marquette University application fee waivers available!

Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI is offering application fee waivers. A limited supply of waivers is available. If you’re interested in receiving a fee waiver, please contact Kris and he’ll get a waiver to you based on availability!

Marquette offers clinics in prosecution and public defense, unemployment compensation and mediation, and law and entrepreneurship.

Marquette offers specializations in areas including:

  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Criminal Preactice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Health Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Legal Writing and Research
  • Litigation
  • Public Interest Law
  • Public Law
  • Real estate
  • Sports Law
  • Taxation
  • Water Law

June 2018 LSAT Prep Course Scholarship – March 2nd Deadline!

The Multnomah Bar Association’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee seeks to foster and expand diversity in the Multnomah County legal community. To achieve this goal, the committee awards scholarships for LSAT preparation courses to law school applicants whose future involvement in the law will enhance the diversity of our bench and bar.

The application is open to any law school applicant now attending college in the state of Oregon or Vancouver, Washington, or who has other substantial ties to the state of Oregon.

Prep courses for the June 11, 2018 LSAT will begin in mid-April and involve 6 – 8 weeks of classes.  With this timeframe in mind, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee asks that all applications be submitted by Friday, March 2, 2018.  Applicants should email their completed applications to mbalsat@mbabar.org or send them by regular mail to:

MBA Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee/LSAT Scholarship
620 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1220
Portland, OR  97204

The committee hopes to announce the names of all scholarship recipients by Friday, March 30, 2018.

The Scholarship Application can be found here.

Please feel free to contact the LSAT Scholarship subcommittee at mbalsat@mbabar.org with any questions or concerns.

Lecture: Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Historical Context and Contemporary Issues in the Trump Era

Thursday, February 8, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Knight Law Center

Keynote lecture for Immigration Law and Policy conference. Featuring Karen Musalo, professor of law and director of the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, Hastings College of Law. She is lead co-author of Refugee Law and Policy: An International and Comparative Approach(4th edition), and has contributed to the jurisprudence of asylum law through scholarship and litigation. Musalo is recognized for her innovative work on refugee issues. She was the first attorney to partner with psychologists in her representation of traumatized asylum seekers, and she edited the first handbook for practitioners on cross-cultural issues and the impact of culture on credibility in the asylum context. This event is free and open to the public.

More information available here!