Emerging Land Issues in Indian Country – 10/25/2019

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. Cost is $60. RSVP here!

Financing Your Legal Education – AccessLex workshop on 10/17

AccessLex will be visiting campus to discuss questions you should be asking before, during and after law school, and to offer tools to help you make informed financial decisions every step of the way.

The presentation will take place from 4pm-5pm in room 282 of the Knight Law Center on Thursday, 10/17/2019.

AccessLex is a non-profit organization that aims inform students of the economic realities of law school without limiting their aspirations. They offer a number of resources including Analytix, which breaks down and compares law school statistics; AccessConnex, a free student loan helpline for law students; and XploreJD, a brand new resource for evaluating the law schools to which you might want to apply.

UO Mock Trail Recruiting for fall!

University of Oregon Mock Trial is recruiting new members for its competitive season! This is a great opportunity to get involved at the University of Oregon, practice public speaking and critical thinking skills, and even prepare for law school. If you’re interested in honing your writing, public speaking, and critical thinking skills while learning more about the law and working with a team, Mock Trial will give you a glimpse into courtroom procedure.

To learn more about UOMT, come to one of their info sessions – Tuesday (10/1) and Thursday (10/3) in Chapman 220 at 7pm.

Find UOMT on social media @uomocktrial or email mocktrial@uoregon.edu for more.

Women of Color Symposium and What’s Up with Whiteness?

Two exciting events are coming up this month for UO students! Check them out below and be sure to RSVP!

Women of Color Symposium: Reclaim the Name

Saturday, January 20th
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
UO Campus

This event is intended to serve as a restorative healing event. Open to all Womxn of Color Students.

RSVP here!

“What’s Up with Whiteness?” Examining White Identity Event

Saturday, January 20th
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
UO Campus

Conversations about race and systemic injustice are increasingly a part of day-to-day dialogue in communities large and small. What’s Up With Whiteness, a day long on campus retreat, will help participants find their place in these conversations by examining our own identities and the systems we are a part of in an effort to become more effective allies within our communities.

This event is the allyship track for the Women of Color Symposium. It is open to any student interested in examining white identity.

Free Law School Materials Available on Monday

Didn’t make it to this year’s law fair? Don’t despair! Free materials are available for pickup next week! On Monday, November 20th from 9 am to 1 pm, swing by 364 Oregon Hall (the Office of Academic Advising) to pick up as many materials as you wish.

Free tote bags and guides to financing a legal education are also available!

Materials are available for the following schools:

  • Albany Law School
  • American University Washington College of Law
  • Arizona State University – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
  • Cardozo School of Law
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • Concordia University School of Law
  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
  • Florida State University College of Law
  • Golden Gate University School of Law
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • Lewis & Clark Law School
  • Loyola Law School LA
  • Loyola Law School Chicago
  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • Saint Louis University School of Law
  • Santa Clara University School of Law
  • Seattle University School of Law
  • St. Thomas University School of Law
  • UC Davis School of Law
  • UConn School of Law
  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law
  • University of California, Irvine School of Law
  • University of Denver – Sturm College of Law
  • University of Idaho College of Law
  • University of North Dakota School of Law
  • University of San Francisco School of Law
  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Vermont Law School
  • Washburn University School of Law
  • Western State College of Law
  • Willamette Law

Mock LSAT on campus (Nov 18, 2017)

The University of Oregon Undergraduate Law Society and TestMasters will be administering a free full-length mock LSAT under official test conditions on Saturday, November 18th from 10AM-2PM in the UO Law School, Room 142. All University of Oregon students are welcome!

The event will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor with 14 years of LSAT teaching experience, and a perfect 180 official LSAT score. After the exam, Jeff will go over some of the most difficult questions. Attendees will also receive a one-week pass to our Online Resource Center, where they can score the mock LSAT, review detailed explanations, and get one-on-one assistance from TestMasters instructors!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE!