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  • Publication

    “The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act at 50: Overlooked Watershed Protection.” Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, vol. 9, issue 1. University of Michigan (Forthcoming). With Max Yoklic. 

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    “Spills and the Future of the Lower Snake River Dams.” Washington Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, vol. 9, issue 1, University of Washington (Forthcoming). With Doug DeRoy.  

  • Presentation
    Unwanted Patients: Investigating Hospitals Reliance on Arrests (conference). NW Law & Mental Health Conference, Portland, OR. February 8, 2019. With Sarah Radcliffe. 
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    Clinical Education/Pedagogy and the Impact on Criminal Justice Reform (panel). Criminal Justice Reform, Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Louisiana State University Law Clinics, Baton Rouge, LA. February 1, 2019. 

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    “Opinion: Governor Should Help End Mass Incarceration With Clemency Power.” The Oregonian, February 1, 2019. With Venetia Mayhew. 

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    “Democratizing Treaty Fishing Rights: Denying Fossil-Fuel Export Projects in the Pacific Northwest,” Law Review Article Vol. 30 Ed. 1, University of Colorado 01/15/2019

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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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    Modern Legal Scholarship: The Diverse World of Academic and Professional Writing with Christine Coughlin, Elizabeth Johnson, and Matthew Houston, Carolina Academic Press, 11/01/2018

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    “Fallout from Lucia – Radioactive?” Yale Journal on Regulation, October 24, 2018. 

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    “These Kids and Young Adults Want Their Day in Court.” The Conversation, October 23, 2018. With Mary Wood. 
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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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    “Moving Forward - Opportunities in Animal Law in Africa and Around the World” (presentation). Africa Animal Welfare Conference - Africa Animal Law Convention, Nairobi, Kenya. September 5, 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.

  • Publication

    “Class Actions in the U.S. and Israel: A Comparative Approach.” 19 Theoretical Inquiries in the Law151 (2018).

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    “It’s Not a Match: Why the Law Can’t Let Go of Junk Science.” Albany Law Review,Vol 81, No.3 (August 1, 2018).

  • Presentation

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

  • Publication

    Native American Natural Resources Law: Cases and Materials (coeditor). Fourth edition. Carolina Academic Press (2018).

  • Presentation

    “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.

  • Publication

    Administrative Procedure and Practice . Sixth edition. West Academic (July 19, 2018).

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

  • Publication

    “Trump’s Politicization of the Administrative Judiciary.” American Constitution Society blog (July 19, 2018).

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    Author of book chapter, “Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Non-Discrimination and Children’s Rights,” 2018. 

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    Copyright in a Global Information Economy - 2018 Supplement with Julie Cohen, Ruth Okediji, and Maureen O’Rouke, Wolters Kluwer, 07/13/2018.

  • Presentation

    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. 

  • Publication

    Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials . Sixth edition. Semaphore Press (July 1, 2018). With Joseph Miller.

  • Publication

    A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, 3rd edition with Christine Coughlin and Joan Rocklin, Carolina Academic Press, 07/01/2018.

  • Publication

    Copyright in a Global Information Economy—2018 Supplement. Wolters Kluwer, (July 13, 2018). With Julie Cohen, Ruth Okediji, and Maureen O’Rouke.

  • Publication

    Intellectual Property Law: Cases and Materials. Sixth Edition, Semaphore Press. July 1, 2017. Co-author Joseph Miller.

  • Presentation

    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.

  • 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.

  • Publication

    Commented on Department of the Interior proposed rule, opposed the proposal because it would scuttle regulations preventing the waste of methane gas, a prime greenhouse gas pollutant, from leases on federal lands. Called for maintaining the standards set in a 2016 rule, 04/23/2018.

  • Awards and Honors

    Named a  2018–2019 Fulbright scholar.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Appointments and Service

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Appointments and Service

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

  • 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.

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • 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.

  • Appointments and Service

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

  • 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.

  • Awards and Honors

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

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    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.

  • 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; 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 Kathy Hessler, clinical professor of law and director of the Animal Law Clinic.

  • Appointments and Service

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • Awards and Honors

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Appointments and Service

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.