Christian Wenaweser, United Nations Ambassador from Liechtenstein speaks on “The International Criminal Court: Heart of the Fight for Justice.” The Ambassador will describe the history and mandate of the ICC Outcome of the Kampala Review Conference, followed by current challenges–in particular Syria–as well as concerns regarding Africa. He will conclude with remarks on the United States and the ICC. Q/A to follow.
Event is free and open to the general public. Registration invited but not required.
Students interested in studying or externing abroad, particularly during the summer, are encouraged to attend. This session will cover opportunities through University of Missouri-Kansas City (in China), University of San Diego (past locations include Barcelona, London, Florence, and Paris), Santa Clara Law School (various loactions), and others. In addition, we will overview externship opportunities in India and China, and independently arranged options, as well as the international Animal Law externships.
Success & Failure in Professional Sports This forum will explore a variety of issues at the intersection of sports and business. Leading professionals, academics, and jurists will provide insight into the constantly evolving world of sports law. Through four distinct panel sessions, panelists will discuss: 1) managing and operating a professional sports team; 2) the reasons why sports teams file for bankruptcy; 3) collective bargaining between leagues and players; and 4) the financial difficulties professional athletes face after retirement. The forum offers attendees the ability to gain a unique perspective on a number of complex sports law issues from those with unparalleled first-hand knowledge and experience.
Professor Margaret Chon will be showcasing her most recent article, “Slow Logo: Brand Citizenship in Global Value Networks.” Professor Chon is a dedicated scholar and teacher of intellectual property and critical theory at Seattle University School of Law. She is currently the Donald & Lynda Horowitz Professor for the Pursuit of Justice, and formerly Associate Dean for Research.
This will be a social event and a tabling opportunity for the area bar associations to introduce law students to membership, opportunities to get involved and the importance of being a part of the community.
Professor Vacca will be showcasing his most recent article on the work-made-for-hire doctrine in copyright law, which was selected as the winner of the University of Houston’s IPIL Sponsored Scholarship Grant for the Legal Academy. Ryan G. Vacca is Associate Professor of Law at The University of Akron School of Law. Professor Vacca’s research and teaching interests include copyrights, intellectual property, and products liability.
Please join us in honoring this year’s graduates at the 2013 Law School Commencement Ceremony. This year’s commencement speaker is Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law.
The Center for Animal Law Studies will host a delegation of international visitors from several African nations to discuss issues around animal welfare and protections. This event is co-sponsored by the Global Law Program.
Join the International Law Society and Jeremiah Centrella, Deputy General Counsel at Mercy Corps, for a discussion on Mercy Corps’ work. Mercy Corps is a global humanitarian aid and development organization distinguished for its devotion to innovative and high impact programs. Its mission is to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. Mercy Corps is based in Portland, Oregon with extensive operations in 42 countries, including countries facing some of the world’s gravest humanitarian and development challenges. Jeremiah’s practice at Mercy Corps is limited only be the breadth and scope of Mercy Corps’ operations.
Should we export coal from our ports? The stakeholders in this decision will come together to give their answers in a panel discussion at Lewis & Clark Law School on the evening of Tuesday, April 9th. Join law students, faculty, attorneys, and local professionals for moderated discussion featuring advocates on both sides of the coal export issue, followed by a catered reception.
Join Stephen Manning, a partner at Immigration Law Group, PC and Teresa Statler, a sole immigration law practitioner in Portland, to explore policy and practice in this area of law. This will include the obstacles and legal consequences affecting transnational couples as opposed to domestic couples.Obstacles include residency, citizenship,detention, deportation and asylum.
Mediterranean food with vegan options, drinks, and dessert will be provided. Classroom 2 12:15pm-1:30pm
Presented by OUTlaw, co-sponsored by National Lawyer’s Guild and the Latino Law Society.
For more information on this event, please contact: Alyssa Sappenfield, email@example.com