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Highlights

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    Intro to Reentry. OWLS Community Service Committee CLE. Portland, Oregon. December 4, 2018. with Nikki Thompson.

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    Forthcoming Changes to the Federal Rule Governing Class Actions (web conference). American Bar Association. November 27, 2018. 

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    “The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act at 50.” Wild, Scenic and Beyond: 50 years of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, Vancouver, Washington. October 23, 2018. With Laird Lucas.

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    National Security Lies. Brigham Young University School of Law, Provo, Utah. October 22, 2018. With Erik Jensen.

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    Forthcoming Changes to the Federal Rule Governing Class Actions. American Bar Association’s Class Action Institute, Chicago, Illinois. October 18, 2018. 

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    Federal Multidistrict Litigation (conference). New York University School of Law, NYC, New York. October 12, 2018. 

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    Lecture, “Reentry and Collateral Consequences in Oregon,” Workgroup on Reentry, Employment and Housing, co-presented with Stacie Damazo, State Capitol, 8/23/2018

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    “Avoiding Conflict and Promoting Cooperation in Industry-Community Relations.” Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Conference, meeting of the Environmental Law and Sustainability Section, Portland, Oregon. August 12, 2018.

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    Professionalism (panel). Professionalism for the Summer Institute, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. August 1, 2018.

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    “Animal Custody.” Fifth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School, Oxford, England. July 25, 2018.

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    “Animal Sanctuaries.” Fifth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School, Oxford, England. July 23, 2018.

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    Lecture, “Anti-Cruelty Laws and the AWA,” The Law and Ethics of Animal Testing, Portland OR, July 19, 2018.

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    Lecture, “The Second-Amendment Debate: Original Meaning, Modern-Day Implications,” Lake Oswego Public Library, Lake Oswego, OR, July 10, 2018. 

  • Awards and Honors

    Promoted to Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg Law’s Bankruptcy Treatise - one of the foremost publications used by financial restructuring practitioners and researchers - by Bloomberg Law, July 2, 2018. 

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    On environmental class actions. University of Bologna School of Law, Ravenna, Italy. July 2018.

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    On class actions. Freie University Faculty of Law, Berlin, Germany. June 26, 2018.

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    “Risk Management and Entity Selection,” SCORE Mentors Training, Tualatin, Oregon. June 26, 2018. 

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    Commencement address. Catlin Gabel School, Portland, Oregon. June 16, 2018.

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    “Desmond’s Law: Protecting Animals as Crime Victims.” 2018 Crime Victim Law Conference, Portland, Oregon. June 14, 2018.

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    “Desmond’s Law: Protecting Animals as Crime Victims.” Fifth Annual Oxford Animal Ethics Summer School, Oxford, England. July 24, 2018.

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    “The Stevens Treaties and Indigenous Rights in the Marine Environment.” Indigenous Rights in the Marine Environment Across the Globe, Tromsø, Norway. June 8, 2018.

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    “Setting Up Your New Business: The Legal Perspective.” Hacienda Community Development Entrepreneur Boot Camp, Portland, Oregon. June 6, 2018. 

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    “Art and the Law.” University Club, Portland, Oregon. June 5, 2018.

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    Lecture, “Legal Issues of Running a Business,” Portland State University Entrepreneurship Class, May 2018. Co-presented with SBLC Alumn Brittany Medlin, 05/24/2018.

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    “Implementing Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities.” Vol. 20 Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health(2017).

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    “Beyond the Law: Nontraditional Approaches to Increasing Animal Protection.” III Global Animal Law Conference, Hong Kong, China. May 4, 2018.

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    “Legal Tools and Communication Strategies for Serving Immigrant and Nontraditional Clients.” 2018 Transactional Clinical Conference, Chicago, Illinois. April 28, 2018. With Julieanna Elegant and Susan Bennett.

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    “How to Find and Lease the Right Location.” Small Business Development Center, Portland, Oregon. April 24, 2018. With Marisol McAllister.

  • Appointments and Service

    Signer of comments on the U.S. Department of the Interior proposed rule that would scuttle regulations preventing the waste of methane gas from leases on federal lands. April 23, 2018.

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    “Nonunanimous Juries In Oregon.” Willamette Valley American Inn of Court, Chemeketa Community College, Oregon. April 19, 2018.

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    Panelist, “Massive Collaborative Representation as Resistance,” Beyond Critique: Celebrating 5 Years of Border Criminologies, Centre for Criminology, Oxford University, April 19, 2018. 

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    “The Legal Side of HR.” Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. April 16, 2018. With Elizabeth Inayoshi JD ’14and Julieanna Elegant.

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    “Curriculum Planning and Advising.” Curriculum Planning and Advising, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Portland, Oregon. April 12, 2018.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named a  2018–2019 Fulbright scholar.

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    Trump’s Plunder of Public Lands (panel). The Trump Administration and Environmental Law in Portland, OR, April 6, 2018.

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    Introduction to United States Law (course). Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. April 2018.

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    “Aquatic Animals in Agriculture.” Fourth Annual Food Law Symposium, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. March 23, 2018.

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    “Food and Health: Animal Agriculture and Regulation.” Seventh Annual Animal Law ReviewSymposium, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland Oregon. March 16, 2018.

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    Proprietary and Sovereign Public Trust Duties (panel). The Public Trust Doctrine in the 21st Century, Washington, D.C. March 16, 2018.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of a Fulbright-Schuman Grant from the Fulbright Commission in recognition of his innovative scholarship on municipal restructuring. In Spring 2019, he will be studying EU insolvency policy at various institutions throughout Europe and will be a visiting professor at Oxford University, March 7, 2018. 

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    Panel, “Posner on Class Actions,” co-hosted with John C. Coffee Jr., CLE Conference, Columbia University, New York City, New York, 03/02/18.

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    “Legal Tools Relating to a Startup.” Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. April 22, 2018. With Brittany Medlin JD ’14.

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    Interviewed by Shane Kavanaugh for “Oregon District Attorneys Abandon Plan to Repeal Unusual Non-Unanimous Jury System.” Oregonian, 01/31/2018.

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    Interviewed by Brian Wood for “Prosecutors Drop Ballot Initiative to Require Unanimous Juries.” KATU, 02/01/2018.

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    “Animals in Research: Science, Ethics, Public Policy, and the Law.” Minding Animals 4, Mexico City, Mexico, January 23, 2018.

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    Aquatic Animals and U.S. Law (panel). Minding Animals 4, Mexico City, Mexico, January 22, 2018. With Jonathan Balcombe, Camila Cassio, and Rebecca Jenkins.

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    “Aquatic Animals: Using the Law to See and Protect Them.” Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. December 15, 2017.

  • Appointments and Service

    Coordinator and editor for an amicus brief supporting a review of North Carolina v. Alcoa in the U.S. Supreme Court. November 6, 2017–December 8, 2017.

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    “Oregon’s Nonunanimous Jury Rule: A Relic of Our Discriminatory Past.” Overview of Nonunanimous Juries, Oregon House and Senate Judiciary Committee. November 15, 2017.

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    “Animals: Understanding, Using, and Protecting Them.” German Literature in Translation, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. November 15, 2017.

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    “The Maya People of Southern Belize Consultation Framework.” Works-in-progress workshop of the American Society of International Law Dispute Resolution Interest Group, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. November 10, 2017.

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    “Nonunanimous Juries in Oregon.” Eastside Democratic Club Monthly Meeting, Portland, Oregon. November 7, 2017.

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    “Comments on the Crook Country Natural Resources Plan.” Crook County Court Hearing, Prineville, Oregon. November 7, 2017. With James Frasier JD ’17.

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    Recent Public Trust Cases Concerning the Atmosphere and Lake Access (CLE). Portland, Oregon. November 2, 2017.

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    “Beware of the Art: Property Owner Obligations Under the Visual Artists Rights Act.” Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Section Fall Luncheon, Portland, Oregon. November 1, 2017.

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    “’No Ordinary Lawsuit’: Discussing the Juliana Decision.” University of Oregon Works in Progress workshop, Portland, Oregon. October 27, 2017. With Mary Wood.

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    “The Attack on the Administrative State.” Oregon Judicial Conference, Sunriver, Oregon. October 26, 2017.

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    “Recent Developments in Constitutional Law.” Administrative Law Conference, Washington, D.C. October 20, 2017.

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    “25 Years of Animal Law.” 25th Annual Animal Law Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 20, 2017.

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    “Animals in Entertainment.” Animal Grantmakers Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 16, 2017.  

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    “Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Liberty, and the Legal Landscape After Obergefell v. Hodges.” Washington State Courts Annual Conference. September 12, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Organizer of the Lewis & Clark Law Review’s 2017 Paper Symposium, Law and Religion in an Increasingly Polarized America.

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    Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (debate). Lewis & Clark Chapter of the Federalist Society. November 10, 2016. With Josh Blackman.

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    “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions in the Trump Era (panel). Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society. March 17, 2017.

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    Gun Safety: Responsible Use, Responsible Policy (panel). League of Women Voters of Portland. March 14, 2017.

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    “Animal Law and Free Exercise Rights.” Animal Law Conference, New York City, New York. October 2016.

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    “Animal Law Education.” Animal Grantmakers’ Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 15, 2017.

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    “Animals in Entertainment: Legal Issues.” Animal Grantmakers’ Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 15, 2017.

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    “Aquatic Animals in Agriculture,” 25th Annual Animal Law Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 15, 2017.

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    “Essential Preconditions for a Legitimate Indigenous-Industry Agreement.” Law and Politics of Indigenous-Industry Agreements, University of Saskatchewan College of Law, Saskatoon, Canada. October 14, 2017.

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    Civil Discovery (panel). Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee. October 13, 2017.

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    “Animal Law Careers.” Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Convention, Portland, Oregon. October 13, 2017.

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    Copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secret issues (roundtable). Seventh Annual IP Scholars’ Roundtable, Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property University of New Hampshire School of Law. October 6, 2017.

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    National Security and Privacy (panel). 2017 Oregon District Court Conference, Portland, Oregon. October 6, 2017. With Jennifer Granick and Todd Hinnen.

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    “Conlawfare.” Conlawfare, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colorado. October 4, 2017.

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    “Commercial Discrimination in Art Law.” Pacific Intellectual Property Scholars (PIPS) Conference IV, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. September 30, 2017.

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    Copyright Basics for Creatives (workshop). Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Monday Workshop Series, IPRC, Portland, Oregon. September 11, 2017.

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    The ALI Restatement of Copyright Law—How Is It Being Made (CLE). Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section Luncheon, Portland, Oregon. September 6, 2017.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named 2017 recipient of the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching by the graduating class of Lewis & Clark Law School.

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    “Animals in Agriculture.” Master Veg Series, Portland, Oregon. April 26, 2017.

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    “La Estabilidad Laboral/Ocupacional Reforzada de Personas con Discapacidad, Comparativo E.E.U.U. y Colombia” (The Reinforced Labor/Occupational Stability of Persons With Disabilities, Comparing the U.S. and Colombia). 2017. With Jorge Luis Quintero Gomez.

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    “Ética de Los Estudiantes en sus Prácticas Jurídicas” (Ethics of Law Students in Their Clinical Practice). Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia sede Bucaramanga. 2017. With Jorge Francisco Chacón Naves.

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    “Constitución de los Estados Unidos de 1787” (The U.S. Constitution of 1787). Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia sede Bucaramanga. 2017. With Carmenaza Jaimes Marin.

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    “Ética de los Estudiantes de Leyes en los Estados Unidos” (Law Student Ethics in the United States). Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia sede Bucaramanga. 2017.

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    Lecture, “Why Fish Aren’t Real ‘Alternatives’.” Breaking Through Scientific and Cultural Barriers to Expand Nonanimal Research, 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use, Seattle, Washington. August 20, 2017.

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    National Monuments: The Case Against Presidential Revocation (panel). A Monumental Task: Will the Trump Administration Scale Back National Monuments?, American Constitution Society CLE, Portland, Oregon. August 2, 2017.

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    “Perspectiva de Mecanismos Alternativos para Resolver Conflictos en los Estados Unidos” (A View of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in the United States). Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia sede Bucaramanga. 2017.

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    Lecture, “Aquatic Animals in Testing.” The Law and Ethics of Animal Testing, Portland, Oregon. July 18, 2017.

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    Lecture, “Emergency Preparedness:  Immigration Training,” Coalition of Community Health Clinics, June 2017. Co-presented with Michael Stout, attorney at Perkins Coie, Michael Cowgill, attorney at Meadowlark Immigration, and Jaimie Letter, Project Manager for Advocacy Program at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

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    Lecture, “Employer Know Your Rights:  What to do in an ICE raid, I-9 audits, and Succession Planning for Your Business,” Vancouver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, June 2017. Co-presented with Michael Stout, attorney at Perkins Coie, and Liani Reeves, attorney at Bullard Law.

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    Lecture, “Risk Management, Entity Selection and Formation, and Intellectual Property Protections,” Ramona Apartments, June 2017. Co-presented with SBLC Interns Aaron Stone and Garry Brown.

  • Appointments and Service

    Drafter of the amicus brief for 35 law professors and several waterkeeper organizations in support of a request for review by the Oregon Supreme Court of a Court of Appeals decision that denied public access to a public lake from public parklands. June 1, 2017–June 20, 2017.

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    Presentation, “Employer Know Your Rights: What to do in an ICE raid, I-9 audits, and Succession Planning for Your Business,” Hacienda Community Development Corporation/Portland Mercado, June 2017. Co-presented with Michael Stout, attorney at Perkins Coie, Samuel Hernandez, attorney at K&L Gates, and Elena CaJacob, Immigration Counseling Service.

  • Appointments and Service

    Drafter of and coordinator for law professors’ comments to the Secretary of the Interior on the proclamation of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. June 1, 2017–June 12, 2017.

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    “A Short History of Public Land Law.” Oregon Natural Desert Association Action Night, Portland, Oregon. May 25, 2017. With Ken Rait.

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    Response to Secretary of the Interior’s request for comments on the propriety of the proclamation of Bears Ears National Monument. Washington, D.C. May 25, 2017.

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    Lecture, “Addressing the Impact of the Changing Immigration Enforcement Priorities on Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Businesses that Employ Immigrants,” 2017 Transactional Clinicians Conference, Philadelphia. Co-presented with Susan Bennett of American University’s Community &  Economic Development Law Clinic, Lauren Rogal of Georgetown University’s Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic at Georgetown, and Joe Pileri Georgetown University Law Center’s Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic.

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    Police Peace PDX: A Community Conversation (panel). The Center, Portland, Oregon. May 16, 2017.

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    Legality of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion (testimony). Meeting of the Subcommittee on Public Lands Oversight of the House Natural Resources Committee, Washington, D.C. May 2, 2017.

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    “Community Participation in Development.” 2017 Works-in-Progress Conference, American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group, Washington, D.C. April 13, 2017.

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    “Immigration Detention in the Age of Migration Control.” University of Southern California Gould School of Law, Los Angeles, California. April 7, 2017. With Michael Flynn and Stephen Manning.

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    Caught in the Net: Labor in the U.S. Fishing Industry (panel). Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. April 1, 2017. With JJ Bartlett and Rebecca Jenkins.

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    “Animal Legal Issues in a Changing Political Climate.” Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. April 13, 2017.

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    “Slip, Slidin’ Away—The Erosion of APA Adjudication.” Rethinking Due Process, Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia. April 21, 2017.

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    Final Agency Action After Hawkes (panel). Evolving Justiciability: Discretionary Standing and Practical Finality?, Washington, D.C. December 8, 2016.

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    Recent Developments in Constitutional Law (panel). Recent Developments in Administrative Law, Washington, D.C. December 9, 2016.

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    Slip, Slidin’ Away—The Erosion of APA Adjudication (roundtable). Rethinking Due Process, Antonin Scalia Law School of George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia. January 27, 2017.

  • Appointments and Service

    Moderator for Business of Food panel at the 2017 Food Law Symposium at Lewis and Clark Law School, March 2017.

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    Connections Between Animal and Human Abuse (panel). The Link Between Animal and Human Abuse, Portland, Oregon. March 13, 2017. With Executive Director of the National Crime Victims Law Institute Meg Garvin and David Rosengard JD ’15.

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    “Current State of Class Actions.” Rule 23@50, New York University, New York. December 2, 2016.

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    U.S. Class Actions (course). Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 4, 2017.

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    Executive Re-Ordering (panel). The Future of Labor and Employment Law: Power, Policies, and Politics, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas. February 23, 2017.

  • Awards and Honors

    Cited multiple times by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana federal judge presiding over the British Petroleum Oil Spill case. February 15, 2017.

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    “Comparison of U.S. and Israeli Class Actions.” 50th Anniversary of U.S. Class Actions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. January 4, 2017. With Alon Klement.

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    “Aquatic Animals in Testing.” Animal Experimentation: Current Welfare Policy, Socio-Legal Implications, and Avenues for Reform, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. February 17, 2017.

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    Testified as an expert witness in a class settlement in the BP oil spill litigation, judge cited testimony in written opinion, 02/15/2017

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    “Seeking Asylum Under the Trump Administration.” Multnomah County Courthouse, Portland, Oregon. January 27, 2017. With Amy Adams, Steve Goldberg, Favio Perez, and Jamie Trinkle.

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    Aquatic Animals and the AWA (panel). The Animal Welfare Act at 50, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. December 2, 2016. With Sue Leary and Michael McFadden.

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    “Animal Law Post Election.” Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. November 16, 2016.

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    “Animal Law Overview.” Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. October 13, 2016.

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    “Aquatic Animals, Using the Law to See and Protect Them.” Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. October 18, 2016.

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    “Legal Challenges and Strategies: Protecting Animals and Activists.” Portland VegFest 2016, Portland, Oregon. October 23, 2016.

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    “Overturning Apodaca v. Oregon Should Be Easy.” Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Winter Conference, Portland, Oregon. December 2, 2016.

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    Duke University Law School Conference on Class Action Settlements (panel). San Diego California. October 6, 2016.

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    Class Actions (panel). Appellate Judges Education Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 11, 2016.

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    “Class Actions.” National Legal Aid Defender Association National Farmworker Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana. November 10, 2016.

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    Class Actions (panel). American Bar Association Class Action Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada. October 20, 2016.

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    Class Actions (panel). New York University Law School Conference on Rule 23@50, New York, New York. December 2, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Provider of comments to Crook County Court on a proposed natural resources management plan that would have attempted to put in place provisions against the federal government. August 29, 2016.

  • Presentation

    “Federal Constitutional Authority to Manage Public Lands.” Civil Rights in an Election Year, Portland, Oregon. October 21, 2016. With Dean Emeritus Jim Huffman.

  • Awards and Honors

    Selected as a Pound Institute Academic Fellow. October 17, 2016.

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    Aquatic Animal Law (panel). Animal Law Conference, New York, New York. October 8, 2016. With Dr. Lynne Sneddon. 

  • Awards and Honors

    Cited as “a leading administrative law expert” by U.S. Representative Hank Johnson of Georgia in his speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition to HR 3438. C-SPAN, September 21, 2016.

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    The Legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia (debate). Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. September 22, 2016. With Brian Fitzpatrick.

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    “Recent Developments in Federal Administrative Law.” National Association of Hearing Officers Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. September 13, 2016.

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    “Alien Citizens: Kurds and Citizenship in the Turkish Constitution.” External Dimensions of Constitutions, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England. September 16, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Elected treasurer of the board of directors for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center. August 24, 2016.

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    “Commercial Leases: Tenant 101.” Retail Business Builders (course), Portland Community College CLIMB Center. June 16, 2016. With Meghan Williams and Small Business Legal Clinic student interns Andrew Milholland, Michelle Stowers, and Jacob Wright.

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    On U.S. tort/employment law (course). East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, China. June 29, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the Practitioners’ Reading Group for the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary evaluation of the professional qualifications of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland. 2016.

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    “Structural Rights.” International Society of Public Law Annual Conference. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. June 19, 2016.

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    Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang and Jerry Buting: A Conversation on Justice” (interview). Newmark Theater, Portland, Oregon. June 19, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Drafter of and coordinator for law professors’ comments on proposed U.S. Bureau of Land Management land planning rules, particularly those related to treatment of “areas of critical environmental concern.” June 5, 2015–May 24, 2016.

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    History of Federal Lands and Purposes of Federal Land Management (panel). Federal Lands Management, Bend City Club, Bend, Oregon. May 19, 2016.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named 2016 recipient of the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching by the graduating class of Lewis & Clark Law School.

  • Awards and Honors
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    “Starting a Business: Common Early-Stage Legal Issues and Risk Management.” Entrepreneurship (course), Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. May 18. 2016. With Rebecca Corcoran JD ’16 and Amber McCroan JD ’17.

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    “Temporary Constitutions.” Bogota, Colombia. May 12, 2016.

  • Awards and Honors
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    “Commercial Leases: Tenant 101.” Retail business builders class, Portland Community College. February 29, 2016. With David Bryant JD ’16 and Morgan Reynolds JD ’16.

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    “Intellectual Property Protections and Business Risk Management.” Business Development Support Program Cohort Meeting, Portland State University Business Outreach Program, Portland, Oregon. April 11, 2016. With Sarah Carlin Ames JD ’16, Rebecca Corcoran JD ’16, Amelia Forsberg JD ’13, and Josh Volvovic JD ’16.

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    Legal Issues for Startups (panel). Launch-in-9 capstone program, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. March 10, 2016. With Alexandra Bodnar and Michael Moore.

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    “Intellectual Property Protections, and Hiring Employees and Independent Contractors.” Small Business Legal Clinic @ Hatch, Hatch Innovation, Portland, Oregon. October 21, 2016. With Rosam Ruiz-Cortés JD ’16, Sarah-Ray Rundle JD ’16, and Sung Teck Youn JD ’16.

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    “Legal Tips for the Therapist Business Owner.” Center for Community Engagement, Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Portland, Oregon. December 5, 2015.

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    “Intellectual Property Protections and Selection of a Business Entity.” Methods and Applications of Entrepreneurship (course), Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. December 1, 2015. With Katrina Kindall JD ’16, Sofia Pasarow, and Jonathan Sikes JD ’16.

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    Groundwaters of the United States (panel). Waters of the United States—Environmental Law Symposium, Portland, Oregon. April 8, 2016.

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    Resources, Rights, and Revenue-Sharing: Redefining Standards for Consultations With Indigenous Peoples (panel). Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C. March 31, 2016. With Leonardo Crippa, Kirsty Gover, and Paul Wilson.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (TIR) International Animal Law Award for work in animal law education, scholarship, conferences, competition, legal development, and student mentoring. March 15, 2015. With Natasha Dolezal, director of the Animal Law LL.M. Degree Program; Pamela Frasch, assistant dean of the Animal Law Program and executive director of the Center for Animal Law Studies; and Kathy Hessler, clinical professor of law and director of the Animal Law Clinic.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (TIR) International Animal Law Award for work in animal law education, scholarship, conferences, competition, legal development, and student mentoring. March 15, 2015. With Natasha Dolezal, director of the Animal Law LL.M. Degree Program; Kathy Hessler, clinical professor of law and director of the Animal Law Clinic; and Lindsay Kadish, director of operations for the Center for Animal Law Studies.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (TIR) International Animal Law Award for work in animal law education, scholarship, conferences, competition, legal development, and student mentoring. March 15, 2015. With Pamela Frasch, assistant dean of the Animal Law Program and executive director of the Center for Animal Law Studies; Kathy Hessler, clinical professor of law and director of the Animal Law Clinic; and Lindsay Kadish, director of operations for the Center for Animal Law Studies.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the Stiftung für das Tier im Recht (TIR) International Animal Law Award for work in animal law education, scholarship, conferences, competition, legal development, and student mentoring. March 15, 2015. With Natasha Dolezal, director of the Animal Law LL.M. Degree Program; Pamela Frasch, assistant dean of the Animal Law Program and executive director of the Center for Animal Law Studies; and Lindsay Kadish, director of operations for the Center for Animal Law Studies.

  • Appointments and Service

    Judge for the final rounds of the Classroom Law Project’s We the People competition. Portland, Oregon. January 16, 2016.

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    Introduction to U.S. Law (course). Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, Turkey. December 21, 2015.

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    Cutting-Edge Class Action Issues (two panels). PILP CLE, Portland, Oregon. February 16, 2016.

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    Rules Committee: Possible Class Action Rule Changes (panel). Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, New York City, New York. January 8, 2016.

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    Warning Letters and Voluntary Compliance Programs—Is Sackett v. EPA a Game Changer? (panel). American Bar Association Administrative Law Institute, Washington, D.C. March 15, 2016.

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    “Make My Day! Dirty Harry and Final Agency Action.” Symposium on Waters of the United States, Portland, Oregon. April 8, 2016.

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    “Structural Rights.” Fifth Annual Younger Comparativists Committee Conference, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana. March 18, 2016.

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    Fighting Back Against “Ag Gag” and Other Efforts to Silence Environmental Activists (panel). Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. March 6, 2016. With Josh Osher, Cristina Stella, and Sarah Swingle.

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    “Animals: Understanding, Using, and Protecting Them.” German Literature in Translation (course), Lewis & Clark College of Arts and Sciences, Portland, Oregon. March 7, 2016.

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    “Animal Law Clinic and Aquatic Animal Legal Institute.” Animal Law in the 21st Century, University of Zurich, Switzerland. March 16, 2016. With Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program and Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies Pamela Frasch.

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    “Sleeper” Foreign Officials and Other Counter-Intuitive Theories of Liability Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (panel). Lewis & Clark International Law Symposium: Managing Corruption Risks in International Business, Portland, Oregon. March 4, 2016. With Janet Hoffman, Kathleen McGovern, and Amy Deen Westbrook.

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    Constitutional Protections of Animals: Universal Complexities, Israeli Perspectives (workshop). Workshop on Animals in Comparative Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. February 18, 2016. With Ariel L. Bendor and Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg.

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    “Stealth Authoritarianism.” Conference on Democracy and Religious Pluralism, Columbia Law School, New York City. February 12, 2016.

  • Presentation

    Game of Drones: Defending Against Drone Terrorism (lecture and panel). Rutgers University Law School, Newark, New Jersey. January 20, 2016. With Brian Alexander and Adil Haque.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the inaugural AALS Animal Law Section Award for Excellence in Animal Law: Teaching, Scholarship, and Service. January 9, 2016.

  • Presentation

    “Recent Developments in Federal Tax Valuation.” Willamette Valley Estate Planning Council, Salem, Oregon. January 12, 2016.

  • Presentation

    “Structural Rights.” University of New South Wales Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable, Sydney, Australia. December 11, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Structural Rights.” Federalist Society Annual Faculty Conference, New York City, New York. January 8, 2016.

  • Awards and Honors

    Winner of the Federalist Society’s Young Legal Scholars Paper Competition for his paper “Structural Rights.” January 7, 2016.

  • Presentation

    “Trigger Warnings: Lessons From Teaching an Animal Law Clinic.” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, New York, New York. January 8, 2016. With Jennifer Brobst, Susan Brooks, and Kim Chanbonpin.

  • Presentation

    Ending Family Detention: How Can We Establish Durable Barriers to Prevent the Mass Incarceration of Children and Asylum-Seekers? (roundtable). Fifth Annual Immigration Litigation Roundtable, Yale Law School. December 11, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Civil Rights and Religious Liberty (panel). Washington State Attorney General’s Attorney Conference, Lakewood, Washington. October 14, 2015. With Alan Copsey, David DeWolf, and Noah Purcell.

  • Presentation

    Recent Developments in Federal Tax Valuation (CLE). Oregon Law Institute, Portland, Oregon. December 11, 2015.

  • Presentation

    ACS Oregon Lawyer Chapter: The Future of the Death Penalty (panel). University of Oregon School of Law, Portland, Oregon. December 8, 2015. With Carrie Leonetti and C. Renée Manes.

  • Presentation

    D(E)volving Discretion (panel). Oregon American Immigration Lawyers Association Fall CLE, Portland, Oregon. October 22, 2015. With David Drasin, Elizabeth Godfrey, John Marandas, and Chanpone Sinlapasai.

  • Awards and Honors

    Recipient of the John W. Gillis Leadership Award, presented by the national organization Parents of Murdered Children. August 1, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Crimmigration 2.0 (panel). Fall Symposium on Crimmigration: At the Border of Criminal Justice and Deportation, New England Law, Boston, Massachusetts. November 5, 2015.

  • Presentation

    International Law and Wildlife Well-Being: Moving From Theory to Action (workshop). American Society of International Law and American Association of Law Schools, Animal Law Section, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. November 14, 2015. With Paul Boudreaux, Sabine Brels, and Jeff Pierce.

  • Presentation

    The School-to-Prison Pipeline: Legislative and Other Solutions (panel). The Present and Future of Civil Rights Movements: Race and Reform in 21st Century America, Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina. November 21, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors

    Winner of the American Society for Legal History’s 2015 Sutherland Prize for his article “Copyright at Common Law in 1774,” 47 Connecticut Law Review (2014). November 1, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Narrow Bridges to Stability: Interim Constitutions and Transitional Provisions as Coordination Mechanisms (panel). Montpelier Roundtable on Comparative Constitutional Law, Montpelier, Virginia. October 10, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors

    Elected chair of the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law. October 3, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors

    Elected to membership in the Executive Committee for the American Society of Comparative Law. October 3, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Presentation

    “Fixation as Notice.” Notice and Notice Failure in IP Law, Boston University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts. September 26, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “The Democratic Coup d’État.” Berger International Lecture Series, Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York. September 25, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the Federal Sentencing Commission’s Victim Advisory Group, which is charged with making recommendations regarding federal sentencing guidelines. Appointed August 18, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Models of Judicial Review.” Constitutional Court of Georgia, Batumi, Republic of Georgia. July 29, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Renewable Energy Policy in Denmark: Lessons for Europe and the United States.” Fulbright Annual Meeting, U.S. Embassy in Brussels, Belgium. February 2015.

  • Presentation

    “The Transformation of the U.S. Electricity System.” University of Copenhagen, Denmark. October 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Great Beyond: The ‘Beyond Coal’ Campaign and Transformation of the U.S. Electricity System.” Environmental Law Association, Johannesburg, South Africa. October 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Is That All There Is? The Surprising Value of Unenforceable Local Climate Action Plans.” Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. May 2015

  • Presentation

    “Understanding the U.S. Legal System.” Northwest University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. October 2014.

  • Presentation

    Constitutional Stickiness (panel). International Society of Public Law Conference, New York University School of Law. July 2, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Animal Law in the United States.” Autonomous University of Barcelona Law School, Barcelona, Spain. March 19, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Animals in Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities (panel). Eat, Pray, Law: A Food Forum, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. March 13, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Animal Law Education.” Global Animal Law Conference, Autonomous University of Barcelona Law School, Barcelona, Spain. July 12, 2014.

  • Presentation

    How Can I Get a Job Advocating for Animals? (panel). The 22nd Annual Animal Law Conference, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. October 18, 2014.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    Supreme Court Review (panel). American Constitution Society Supreme Court Review/Preview, Portland, Oregon. October 10, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Article 3 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: The Challenges of Vagueness and Priorities.” Third Annual U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child Implementation Project Colloquium: Doing the “Best” for Children and Young People? Best Interests, Welfare, and Well-Being. Edinburgh, Scotland. June 2015.

  • Presentation

    “The Path Forward From Shelby County v. Holder.” The End of Voting Rights, Touro Law Center, Long Island, New York. March 20, 2014.

  • Presentation

    School-to-Prison Pipeline—An Oregon Case Study (panel). Lassiter Conference, Freedom From Fear: On Black Childhood and Other Dangers, Lexington, Kentucky. November 21, 2014.

  • Presentation

    The School-to-Prison Pipeline (panel). Freedom From Fear: Black Childhood and Other Dangers II, Lewis & Clark Black Law Student Association symposium, Portland, Oregon. April 17, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Free to Use (panel). Mythos Challenge Workshop, Portland Art Museum. March 19, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Fair Use: An Affirmative Defense?” Campbell at 21, University of Washington Law School. April 17, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Restatement of the Law, Copyright (panel). American Law Institute Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. May 25, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Cochair of the National Legal Writing Institute’s Biennial Conference Site Committee. Portland, Oregon. July 1, 2014-July 16, 2016.

  • Appointments and Service

    Cochair of the National Legal Writing Institute’s Biennial Conference Site Committee. Portland, Oregon. July 1, 2014-July 16, 2016.

  • Presentation

    “Class Actions in the Year 2025.” Emory Law School Pound Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia. October 15, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Testimony on amending Post Conviction DNA Testing Law. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, Salem, Oregon. June 1, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Emerging Trends in Academic Support and Bar Preparation for Students (panel). Northwest Regional Legal Writing and Leadership Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon. April 25, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class action rulemaking (panel). American Association for Justice, Montreal, Canada. July 12, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class action rulemaking (panel). Duke University Civil Procedure Conference, Washington, D.C. July 23, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class action possible rulemaking (panel). Class action symposium, Washington, D.C. July 24, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Models of Judicial Review (course). Constitutional Court for the Republic of Georgia, Batumi, Republic of Georgia. July 29, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class actions (panel). Seattle University Young Civil Procedure Scholar Workshop, Seattle, Washington. July 17, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Comparative Class Actions.” International Association of Procedural Law, Istanbul, Turkey. May 28, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Supreme Court Cases This Term.” Center for Inquiry, Portland, Oregon. June 12, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Organizer for the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child Implementation Project Colloquium: Doing the “Best” for Children and Young People? Best Interests, Welfare, and Well-Being. Edinburgh, Scotland. June 9-10, 2015

  • Awards and Honors

    Named 2015 recipient of the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching by the graduating class of Lewis & Clark Law School. May 2015.

  • Presentation

    What News Isn’t Fit to Print? (panel). City Club of Portland, Portland, Oregon. May 29, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors

    Selected to participate in the George Mason Law & Economics Center’s Workshop for Law Professors on the Economics of Public Pension Reform. Palo Alto, California. May 27, 2015.

  • Presentation

    The 2010 Reforms to the Turkish Constitutional Court: An Empirical Analysis (panel). Koc University Comparative Constitutional Law Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. May 7, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Class Action Subcommittee of the Civil Rules Advisory Committee (panel). American Law Institute annual meeting. May 2015.

  • Presentation

    On ethical issues in class actions (panel). American Law Institute annual meeting. May 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Constitutional Performance in Transitions From Military Rule.” How Do Constitutions Succeed? Defining and Assessing Constitutional Performance, University of Chicago Law School. April 25, 2015.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “Environmental Federalism’s Tug of War Within.” The Law and Policy of Environmental Federalism: A Comparative Analysis, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. April 24, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Clinics and Animal Law Perspective.” Maryland State Bar Association Animal Law Symposium, Westminster Hall, Baltimore, Maryland. April 17, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Constitutional Stickiness (panel). Younger Comparativists Committee Fourth Annual Global Conference, Florida State University College of Law. April 17, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “The Federal Public Trust Doctrine and Public Access to Oswego Lake: Two Law Professors’ Amicus Briefs.” Public Trust Doctrine Symposium, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. April 10, 2015. 

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Public Trust Doctrine, Private Water Allocation, and National Audubon Society: The Mono Lake Backstory.” Developments in the Public Trust, Lewis & Clark Law School. April 10, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Cochair of the American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group. April 8, 2015-April 5, 2017.

  • Presentation

    “Developments in ‘Ag-Gag’ and Constitutional Concerns.” Animal Law Review Symposium, Old McDonald’s Not-So-Little Farm: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Contemporary Animal Agriculture, Lewis & Clark Law School. April 3, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On HB 147 relating to certain aspects of animals under the laws of Alaska (testimony). Alaska Legislature House Judiciary Committee (via telephone). April 1, 2015.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    Federalism and the Environment (panel). National Association of Attorneys Midwestern Region Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana. April 1, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class action topics. George Washington University, Washington, D.C. April 2015.

  • Presentation

    On class action issues in the National Football League concussion class action litigation (testimony). 

  • Presentation

    On class action issues in a major consumer class action involving Intel Corporation (testimony).

  • Presentation

    “Federal Environmental Concerns.” Factory Farming: Impacts on Animals, Humans, and the Environment, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law. March 28, 2015. With Elisabeth Holmes of Blue River Law.

  • Presentation

    Testimony on amending Post Conviction DNA Testing Law. House Judiciary Committee Hearing, Salem, Oregon. March 25, 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Hot Topics in Administrative Law.” Federal Judicial Center Workshop for Permanent Law Clerks, Pepperdine Law School, Malibu, California. March 12, 2015. With Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith, U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

  • Presentation

    “Animals in Agriculture.” Master Vegetarian Series, Portland, Oregon. March 11, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors
    Erin Ryan

    Featured in an alumna spotlight by the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program newsletter. March 9, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Building a Culture of Dialogue (roundtable). Oregon Bar Press Broadcasters Council, Tigard, Oregon. March 7, 2015. With U.S. District Judge Michael Simon, Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill, and Metro Public Defender Lane Borg ’83, among others.

  • Presentation

    Animal Law at Lewis & Clark Law School (panel). Human Animal Studies Conference, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon. March 6, 2015. With David Rosengard ’15 and Seneca Gray, registrar.

  • Presentation

    “The Electricity Transition: What the United States and European Union Can Teach Each Other.” Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain. March 2015.

  • Presentation

    International Law Issues in Domestic Litigation (CLE). Multnomah Bar Association, Portland, Oregon. February 17, 2015. With Chris Helmer J.D. ’74 of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn.

  • Presentation

    On the Oregon Innocence Project. Washington County Public Affairs Forum, Aloha, Oregon. February 9, 2015. With Steve Wax, legal director of the Oregon Innocence Project.

  • Presentation
  • Appointments and Service
    Jim Huffman

    Appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a six-year term on the board of trustees for the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation. Tucson, Arizona. February 1, 2015.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “Environmental Federalism’s Tug of War Within.” Energy and Climate Change Workshop, UCLA Law School, Los Angeles, California. January 22, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Congressional Dysfunction and Executive Lawmaking During the Obama Administration (panel). Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. January 5, 2015. Televised on C-SPAN.

  • Presentation

    Animals as Family (panel). Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. January 4, 2015.

  • Presentation

    Keeping It Current: Animal Law Examples Across the Curriculum (panel). Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. January 3, 2015.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Awards and Honors

    Winner of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2015 Call for Papers for “A New Fulcrum Point for City Survival.” January 2015.

  • Presentation

    “Eyewitness Identification: What’s New in the Law.” Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Eugene, Oregon. December 14, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Wrongful Convictions: A Community Problem Needs a Community Solution.” Oregon District Attorney Association Winter Conference, Salishan, Oregon. December 4, 2014. With Steve Wax, legal director of the Oregon Innocence Project.

  • Presentation

    “Clinical Innovation.” Faculty Speaker Series, Texas A&M Law School, Fort Worth, Texas. November 20, 2014.

  • Presentation

    The Fourth Zone of Presidential Power (debate). Federalist Society, Concordia University Law School, Boise, Idaho. November 20, 2014. With Professor Chad DeVeaux.

  • Presentation

    “Inviting the Unexpected: Thinking Creatively About Our Work.” California Caucus of College and University Ombuds 41st Annual Conference, Pacific Grove, California. November 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    On the state of crime victims’ rights in the military in the context of sexual assault, and on how the military’s special victims’ council program is performing. Judicial Proceedings Panel on Sexual Assault in the Military, Washington, D.C. November 14, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Coming Mega-Regional Trade and Investment Partnerships: Controversies and Implications.” Business Law Society Lecture Series, Portland, Oregon. November 13, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Digital Publishing in the Law School Casebook Market.” Concepts in Digital Publishing, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon. November 10, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the committee for editing and revising the American Society of International Law’s Benchbook on International Law. Chicago, Illinois. November 7-8, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the planning team and speaker at the unveiling ceremony for the Oregon State Bar’s Diversity and Inclusion Story Wall. Oregon State Bar, Tigard, Oregon. November 2014.

  • Presentation

    The Eureka Myth: Creators, Innovators, and Everyday Intellectual Property.”  Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana. November 7, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Alcohol- and Drug-Free Housing: A Key Strategy in Breaking the Cycle of Addiction and Recidivism.” The Long Overdue Reform of California’s Sentencing Practice and Policy, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, California. November 7, 2014. With Richard L. Harris, MSW.

  • Appointments and Service

    Organizer for the 2015 Lewis & Clark Law School Forum: Secrets, Poaching, Loyalty, and Liberty. Lewis & Clark Law School. November 1, 2014, through September 12, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service
  • Presentation

    “Constitutional Stickiness.” Symposium on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Design, Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts. October 31, 2014.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    On Yale Law professor Heather Gerken’s “Federalism as the New Nationalism.” Childress Lecture and Symposium: Federalism as the New Nationalism. University of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri. October 24, 2014.

  • Presentation

    Working With Nontraditional Business Clients, Uncovering Assumptions and Breaking Down Stereotypes (CLE). Oregon State Bar Pro Bono Fair and Awards Reception, Portland, Oregon. October 23, 2014. With Small Business Legal Clinic Assistant Director Julieanna Elegant.

  • Presentation

    Possible Rule Changes to Class Actions (panel). American Bar Association Class Action Institute, Chicago, Illinois. October 23, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “What Can We Do to Protect Animals Overseas?” Animal Law Conference: Animal Law in a Changing Environment: Finding Common Ground, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. October 19, 2014. With Clinical Professor of Law and Animal Law Clinic Director Kathy Hessler.

  • Presentation

    “What Can We Do to Protect Animals Overseas?” Animal Law Conference: Animal Law in a Changing Environment: Finding Common Ground, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. October 19, 2014. With Director of the Animal Law LL.M. Program at the Center for Animal Law Studies Natasha Dolezal.

  • Presentation

    Yosemite and the Law—150 Years Later (panel). California Bar Environmental Section Annual Yosemite Conference, Yosemite National Park, California. October 19, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Constitutional Stickiness.” Comparative Constitutional Law Roundtable at Montpelier, Montpelier, Virginia. October 18, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Recent Developments in Constitutional Law.” American Bar Association Annual Administrative Law Conference, Washington, D.C. October 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    El Acatamiento del Derecho Ambiental en los Estados Unidos (Enforcement of Environmental Law in the United States) (course). Universidad Sergio Arboleda, Bogotá, Colombia. October 17-18, 2014.

  • Presentation

    Game of Drones: Defending Against Drone Attacks (panel). New Technology and Old Law: Rethinking National Security Law Review Symposium, Texas A&M University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas. October 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Recent Developments in Constitutional Law.” American Bar Association Annual Administrative Law Conference, Washington, D.C. October 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Intellectual and Regulatory Property.” Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property Workshop, Michigan State University College of Law, Lansing, Michigan. October 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Stealth Authoritarianism.” Transitional Justice and Hybrid Regimes in Turkey and the Middle East, Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York. October 10-11, 2014.

  • Presentation

    Resistance: Not All Germs Are Created Equal (panel). Resistance (viewing), Portland, Oregon. October 9, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The New Genomic Semicommons.” Law and Biosciences Workshop, Stanford Law School, Stanford, California. October 7, 2014.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Spending Power and Environmental Law After Sebelius.” The 2014 Honorable James R. Browning Symposium—The Future of Federalism: What Is to Be Retained, and What Surrendered? University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana. October 3, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the Oregon Law Commission’s Standing Modernization Work Group charged with making a recommendation on whether to propose legislation enabling judicial review of a citizen initiative in state and federal courts in instances when the Attorney General refuses to defend the initiative. Salem, Oregon. October 1, 2014, through March 11, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Vice-chair of the younger comparativists committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law. October 2014.

  • Presentation

    Introduction to U.S. Law (course). China. October 2014. With Jun Ge ’95.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named to the International Association of Procedural Law, an organization of the world’s leading civil procedure scholars. October 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Do Patents Still Make Sense? The Shifting IP Landscape for Medical Diagnostics.” Salishan Patent Law Conference, Gleneden Beach, Oregon. September 26, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service
    Erin Ryan

    Cochair of the faculty mentoring committee of the Association for Law, Property, and Society. Fall 2014.

  • Presentation

    Measure 88 Safe Roads (panel). Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Warner Pacific College, Portland, Oregon. September 20, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Future and Federal Administrative Law.” Oregon State Bar Northwest Administrative Law Institute, Vancouver, Washington. September 19, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Future and Federal Administrative Law.” Oregon State Bar Northwest Administrative Law Institute, Vancouver, Washington. September 19, 2014.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Public Trust Doctrine, Water Allocation, and the Mono Lake Backstory.” Advanced Public Trust Doctrine Seminar, University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, California. September 17, 2014.

  • Presentation

    Some Exclusionary Policies and Practices Pertaining to Asian Americans in Oregon’s History (CLE). Echoes of Inequality: A History of Oregon’s Exclusionary Laws, Oregon State Bar, Tigard, Oregon. September 12, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Newsletter editor for the American Society of International Law’s Rights of Indigenous Peoples Interest Group. September 2, 2014, through May 31, 2015.

  • Presentation

    On a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving gene patents (panel). The Meaning of Myriad, the University of California at Irvine School of Law. September 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Derechos de Empleados y Obligaciones de Empleadores abajo de La Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades (ADA)” (“Employee Rights and Employer Obligations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act”). Forum on legislation for disabled workers, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Santa Marta, Colombia. August 26, 2014. With Kelly Aristizábal of Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Santa Marta.

  • Presentation

    “Ayer Pequeños Negocios. Mañana, Grandes Empresas. El Rol de las Clínica Jurídica” (“Yesterday, Small Businesses. Tomorrow, Big Businesses. The Role of the Legal Clinic”). Celebración de los 20 Años de la Facultad de Derecho, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Santa Marta, Colombia. August 25, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Legislación Federal para Trabajadores con Discapacidad” (“Federal Legislation for Disabled Workers”). Conference on the Rights of Disabled Workers, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia. August 21, 2014. With Jorge Luis Quintero.

  • Presentation

    “Ayer, Pequeños Negocios. Mañana, Grandes Empresas. El Rol de las Clínicas Jurídicas” (“Yesterday, Small Businesses. Tomorrow, Big Businesses. The Role of Legal Clinics”). Celebración de los 20 Años de la Facultad de Derecho (Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Law School), Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia. August 20, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Las Responsabilidades Éticas de Estudiantes de Leyes en una Clínica Jurídica” (“The Ethical Responsibilities of Law Students in a Legal Clinic”). Ética de los Estudiantes en un Consultorio Jurídico (Student Ethics in a Legal Office), Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia. August 19, 2014. With Dean Marien Yolanda Correa Corredor.

  • Appointments and Service

    Consultant to deans, administration, faculty, and community members starting a small business legal clinic. La Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, sede Bucaramanga (The Law School of the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia in Bucarramanga, Colombia). August 2014.

  • Appointments and Service
    Erin Ryan

    Faculty peer reviewer of federalism scholarship proposed for Yale Law Journal. August 2014.

  • Appointments and Service
    Erin Ryan

    Faculty peer reviewer of federalism scholarship proposed for Harvard Law Review. August 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Intellectual and Regulatory Property.” Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, University of California at Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall), Berkeley, California. August 2014.

  • Presentation

    Working With Immigrant, Minority, and Women Entrepreneurs, Experiences of the Small Business Legal Clinic Pro Bono Project (CLE). Portland, Oregon. July 9, 2014. With Small Business Legal Clinic Assistant Director Julieanna Elegant.

  • Presentation
    Theresa Wright

    On presenting evidence in Family Abuse Prevention Act and other protection order cases (CLE). Local legal aid volunteer attorneys. July 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Public Trust Doctrine Abroad.” Vermont Law School. July 2014.

  • Presentation

    “First-Year Collaborations.” Bringing Outside In: Social Justice Collaborations in the Legal Writing Curriculum, Drexel University School of Law. June 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the 2015 Transactional Clinical Conference Planning Committee. June 1, 2014, through April 24, 2015.

  • Appointments and Service

    Organizer for the conference Bringing Outside In: Social Justice Collaborations in the Legal Writing Curriculum. Drexel University School of Law. June 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Cofounder of the Oregon Innocence Project (OIP), which launched in April 2014 and began accepting cases in June 2014.

  • Presentation
    Theresa Wright

    On her experiences doing international legal work in Latvia, Croatia, and Turkey (panel). Oregon Women Lawyers. June 2014.

  • Presentation

    “State Inaction, Equal Protection, and Religious Resistance to LGBT Rights.” Fifth Annual Law and Religion Roundtable, Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri. June 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Impact of International Human Rights Law on Labor and Employment Law.” Transnational Perspectives on Equality Law, American Association of Law Schools, Washington, D.C. June 2014.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named 2014 recipient of the Leo Levenson Award for Excellence in Teaching by the graduating class of Lewis & Clark Law School.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Elaborate Paper Tiger: Environmental Enforcement, Property, and the Rule of Law in China.” Association for Law, Property, and Society, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. May 3, 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Voting member of the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee. Appointed to second term May 2014.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    At a national summit on reproductive health policy. Washington, D.C. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Targeted Killings, Drones, and Civil Rights.” Town Club, Portland, Oregon. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The Shifting Landscape of Music Licensing.” ReCalibrating Copyright: Continuity, Contemporary Culture, and Change, University of Houston. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    “The New Age of New Media Music Licensing.” Leveraging Creativity: Arts, Entrepreneurship, and Intellectual Property Law, Indiana University Maurer School of Law. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Public Policy Exception to Labor Arbitration Award Enforcement: Another Look at the Supreme Court’s Public Policy Trilogy.” Labor and Employment Relations Association. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    On class/representative waivers in mandatory arbitration agreements required as a condition of employment. Oregon Law Institute. May 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Legal Tips for the Business Owner.” Governor’s Marketplace, Salem, Oregon. April 30, 2014. With Spencer Wilson ’15 and Laura Westmeyer ’15.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Spending Power and Environmental Law After Sebelius.” Workshop for Heather Gerken’s Advanced Federalism Seminar, Yale University. April 4, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Student Involvement in Innocence Projects.” Engaging in Resistance, Lewis & Clark, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    Roe at Risk.” American Constitution Society, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    “NEPA and Wilderness: A Symbiotic Relationship.” Wilderness conference, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Organizer for the National Innocence Network Conference. Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    “Intersections in Reproductive Technology.” Yale University. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Revolutionary Humor.” Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    On the Hobby Lobby case. Oregon Lawyers Chapter of the American Constitution Society. 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Stealth Authoritarianism.” Third Annual Younger Comparativists Committee Conference. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Wrongful Convictions and the Oregon Innocence Project.” Multnomah Bar Association Partner Round Table, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    Music Industry Specific Reforms (panel). The Next Great Copyright Act, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California. April 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Modern Militias: Fostering Stability or Sowing Strife?” Lewis & Clark 52nd Annual International Affairs Symposium, Portland, Oregon. April 2014.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Spending Power and Environmental Law After Sebelius.” Justin Pidot’s Advanced Environmental Law Seminar, University of Denver. March 24, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Understanding Small Business Legal Basics.” Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization. March 22, 2014.

  • Presentation
    Erin Ryan

    “The Spending Power and Environmental Law After Sebelius.” Workshop for Gillian Metzger and Jessica Bulman-Pozen’s Advanced Federalism Seminar, Columbia University. March 14, 2014.

  • Presentation

    “Article 6 of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child: The Right to Life, Survival, and Development.” Second Annual CRC-IP Colloquium, Stellenbosch University Law Faculty, South Africa. March 2014.

  • Presentation

    “30 Years After Conviction and 10 Years After Exoneration.” Boston College Law School. March 2014.

  • Presentation

    On interest arbitration to the labor law class of William Gould (former chair of the U.S. National Labor Relations Board). Stanford Law School. March 2014.

  • Presentation

    On the Lewis & Clark Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and other low-income tax clinics. Oregon Congressional staff. March 2014. 

  • Presentation

    “Stealth Authoritarianism.” Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon. February 2014.

  • Presentation

    “2014 Affirmative Action Update.” Oregon State Bar Government Lawyers Section Annual Seminar, Lincoln City, Oregon. February 2014. With Brandon Kline ’15 and Rudolph Jeffries ’15.

  • Presentation

    “Copyright Litigation Reform Through the Plausibility Standard for Pleadings.” Works-in-Progress in Intellectual Property, Santa Clara University Law School. February 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Editor of International Administrative Law (weekly e-journal), Social Sciences Research Network.

  • Appointments and Service

    Editor of Administrative Law (weekly e-journal), Social Sciences Research Network.

  • Appointments and Service

    Peer reviewer for Yearbook on International Investment Law and Policy, Oxford University Press.

  • Presentation

    “Copyright at Common Law in 1774.” Intellectual property colloquium, Stanford Law School.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates.

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the board of directors for the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

  • Appointments and Service
    Paula Abrams

    Advisory member to the Oregon Law Commission Judicial Selection Work Group.

  • Appointments and Service

    Coach for the Wood Middle School “We the People” Constitution Team, which placed second in the national middle school competition in Washington, D.C

  • Appointments and Service

    Member of the board of directors for the Classroom Law Project.

  • Appointments and Service
    Theresa Wright

    Chair of an Oregon State Bar task force examining whether the state should provide for the limited licensing of legal technicians to provide certain defined legal services to the public. 

  • Appointments and Service

    Judicially appointed expert witness in a federal district court case in Ohio involving the City of Akron’s combined-sewer overflows.

  • Presentation

    “The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) at 40.” University of California at Davis.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    Roe at 41.” Lewis & Clark and Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon. January 2014.

  • Presentation

    A paper on financial remedies in intellectual property cases. University of Cambridge conference. 

  • Presentation

    “Copyright at Common Law Before 1710.” Legal history workshop, the faculties of law and history, University of Cambridge.

  • Presentation

    “1000 Words: Images as Legal Reasoning.” Clinical Theory Workshop, New York Law School. 2014.

  • Presentation

    Art-iculating the Analysis: Using Visuals in Legal Reasoning. Biennial International Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2014.

  • Presentation

    A talk on conflicts between renewable energy development and biodiversity conservation. Energy law conference, Kanwon National Law School, Chuncheon, South Korea.

  • Presentation

    Wildlife Law (course). Colloquium on conservation-reliant species. University of Hawaii’s Richardson School of Law, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • Presentation

    “Civil Detention and Other Oxymorons.” Immigration Law Teachers Workshop, University of California at Irvine Law School.

  • Presentation

    “Civil Detention and Other Oxymorons.” Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

  • Presentation

    Flipping the Law School Classroom—The Transformative Immigration Law Seminar (panel). Connecting Students With Social Movements and Advocacy.

  • Presentation

    On criminal history discrimination. Post-Deportation Human Rights Project’s conference on the draft, International Convention on the Rights of Forcibly Expelled Persons, Dover, Massachusetts.

  • Presentation

    The Nation State Under Threat: Reaffirming Boundaries Through Migration Control (panel).

  • Presentation

    “Temporary Constitutions.” Annual Meeting for the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). January 2014.

  • Appointments and Service

    Provider of legal and technical support through the International Environmental Law Project to the Alliance of Small Island Developing States during the climate change negotiations in Warsaw, Poland. With seven students, whom he supervised.

  • Presentation

    “Turkey’s Challenges.” World Affairs Council of Oregon, Great Decisions Lecture Series. January 2014.

  • Presentation

    On trends in international wildlife trafficking. Endangered Species Act at 40: Examining Its Past and Exploring Its Future conference.

  • Presentation

    On qualified offers and attorney fees (panel). ABA Tax Section Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona. January 2014.

  • Appointments and Service
    Theresa Wright

    Member of the Multnomah Bar Association (MBA) Professionalism Committee subcommittee charged with modifying the MBA’s Statement of Professionalism to include references to honoring diversity and inclusion.

  • Appointments and Service
    Theresa Wright

    Member of the Oregon State Bar’s House of Delegates. 

  • Appointments and Service
    Theresa Wright

    Member of the Oregon State Bar’s Judicial Administration Committee. 

  • Presentation

    On constitution-making in Egypt and the Middle East (panel). Symposium on comparative constitutional change, Annual Meeting for the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). 2014.

  • Presentation

    Recent U.S. and International Efforts to Combat Illicit Wildlife Trafficking symposium, American Bar Association and Environmental Law Institute.

  • Presentation

    Comparative Environmental Law (course). Kangwon National University Law School, Chuncheon, South Korea. Spring 2014.

  • Presentation

    On the Hobby Lobby case. The Center for Religion, Law, and Democracy at Willamette University. 2014. 

  • Presentation

    Challenges to Arbitrators: Should the Challenge Process Be Overhauled? (panel). Eighth Annual Juris Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference, Washington, D.C.

  • Presentation

    At a conference on the Federal Rules Advisory Committee’s work. Portland, Oregon.

  • Presentation

    “Achieving Coherence in Climate Finance.” Korean Ministry of Environment, Seoul, South Korea.

  • Presentation

    “Loss and Damage: Distinguishing the Loss and Damage and Adaptation Workplans.” Korean Ministry of Environment, Seoul, South Korea.

  • Presentation

    “The Role of Lawyers and Law Students in Reversing Trends in Wildlife Trafficking.” Public Interest Environmental Litigation and Education for Creative Environmental Lawyers: From Practitioners’ Perspectives, Kangwon National University, South Korea.

  • Presentation

    “Race in the Gun Debate.” Northeastern People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, Puerto Rico. December 2013.

  • Presentation

    “The Religious Freedom, Establishment, Regulation, Tolerance, and Accommodation: Meeting the New Challenges of Religion.” Education Law Association. November 2013. With Paula Barran.

  • Presentation

    “Virtual Whistleblowing: These Class Clowns Aren’t That Funny.” Barran Liebman Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar, Portland, Oregon. September 2013.

  • Presentation

    “David and Goliath—Taking on OIRA.” Environmental Law Without Congress conference, Florida State University. February 2013.

  • Presentation
    Paula Abrams

    “The General Welfare Clause of the Constitution.” League of Woman Voters, Portland, Oregon. 2013.