International Law Event: Implications of the Use of Force Against ISIS

Wednesday, Feb 1Case Western Logo
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
EMU Diamond Lake Room
FREE – food provided!

Dean Scharf
Dean Scharf

Join Dean Michael Scharf of Case Western Reserve University Law for a talk concerning international use of force legality and the domestic and international implications that have arisen in the fight against ISIS.

Following the talk, questions about applying to and/or attending law school will be answered.

This event is free, and food will be provided!

Questions regarding the event can be sent to UO’s Prelaw Advisor.

Partisanship, Polarization, and the Law of Democracy

Monday, October 10, 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 175

An event featuring Guy-Uriel Charles, the founding director of the Duke Law Center on Law, Race and Politics. His research focuses on constitutional law, election law, campaign finance, redistricting, politics, and race. More information about the event can be found here

Free and open to the public

Blacks Against Brown: The Black Anti-Integration Movement in Topeka, Kansas, 1941-1954

Thursday, October 6, 6:30 pm
Knight Law Center Room 142

Featuring Charise Cheney, Wayne Morse Resident Scholar and associate professor in the UO Ethnic Studies Department.

In this event, Cheney will discuss her research into the Black anti-integration movement in Topeka, Kansas, during the 1940s and 50s, where many Black parents and teachers defended all-Black schools as critical resources promoting economic opportunity and racial pride. More information about the event can be found here.

Free and Open to the Public

Law School Admissions Webinar Series (FREE)

application_processMSU hosts a series of webinars addressing different aspects of the law school admissions process. Yes, they dedicate a slide or two their own program, but most of the information in these presentations can be very helpful to potential candidates, regardless of the school they hope to attend.

Free — Registration required

Immigration Law Speaker: Abigail Molina

law_school_eventsWednesday, April 6, 4:00 pm
Knight Law Center Room 141

Join Abigail, Immigration Law Attorney in Eugene, OR, who represents clients seeking defense from deportation, applications for citizenship, and petitions for humanitarian immigration relief. She will discuss women & children and incarceration on the southwestern border.

Free and open to the public.

Open House at Willamette University College of Law

law_school_eventsSaturday, April 2, 2016
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.

Visit Willamette University College of Law during the Spring Open House to learn about the school’s academic programs, clinical opportunities, and legal research centers. Faculty, staff, and current students will be on hand to answer questions about curriculum, the collegial and vibrant student community, financing your education, and student leadership opportunities. Guided campus tours will be offered. Participants are welcome to attend one or multiple days.

Register for this event here.

Visit from the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

law_school_events*Registration Required*
Friday, April 8, 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Knight Law Center Room 175

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will visit the University of Oregon School of Law today. Court will be held in room 175. This is a great opportunity for students, faculty and staff to witness the court’s process and hear interesting cases.

A continental breakfast will be served beginning at 8:15 for those attending the session, we hope the judges will also be in attendance so students can meet them before they begin their session.

Your name must be on the registration list and you should be prepared to show your UO ID before entering the courtroom.

Register for this event here.

Careers in Indigenous Law Webinar

legal_careersspartan-helmet-ogTuesday, January 26, 2016
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. PST

Attorneys with an understanding of Native American culture and legal issues are in high demand.  Hear from Michigan State Law to learn more about the career paths of four law graduates who are working in Indian country.  Each graduate will discuss the challenges and rewards of Indigenous Law work.  Brief remarks regarding MSU Law’s Indigenous Law and Policy Center also will be offered.  Following the presenters’ remarks will be a 15-minute Q and A session during which the presenters will answer questions from webinar participants.

Register for the event here!

Missed the event? A recording of the webinar will be available here.

7th Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Conference


February 5, 2016UO Logo
Ford Alumni Center
Check-in time: 9:00 – 9:30 am | Start time: 10:00 am | End time: 6:00 pm

Join UO Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Forum for its 7th Annual Sports and Entertainment law Conference. The event will include discussions on General Counsel, NCAA Compliance, Artist Representation, and Endorsement Deals.  Plus a keynote speaker who will talk about fantasy sports and betting industries. FREE for students, and lunch will be provided!

Register for the conference here.

Sports Law Conference Flier 2016