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  • Interviewed by Jake Bullinger for “Trump Will Have a Hard Time Shrinking the Monuments.” Outside Magazine, September 8, 2017.

  • Interviewed by Paris Achen for “Oregon’s Non-unanimous Jury Law Under Scrutiny.” Portland Tribune, September 5, 2017.

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

  • Interviewed by Dave Miller on the fate of a Portland zoning provision that would have blocked construction of new petroleum tank farms. Think Out Loud, OPB Radio, August 28, 2017.

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

  • Interviewed by Rick Rojas for “Abused Dogs and Cats Now Have a (Human) Voice in Connecticut Courts.” New York Times, August 27, 2017.

  • Kathleen Singer King JD ’84 has been a general magistrate for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Florida for the past two and a half years.

  • “Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers.” Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 2017, ABA Press (August 2017).

  • 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.

  • Aila Wallace JD ’10 and Greg Harvey JD ’09 were married July 2017.

  • Greg Harvey JD ’09 and Aila Wallace JD ’10 were married July 2017.

  • Interviewed by Larry Neumeister for “Lawmakers Facing Corruption Charges See Hope in Court Ruling.” Associated Press, August 12, 2017.

  • Bryan K. Scott JD ’91 completed his term as the first African American president of the State Bar of Nevada on June 30, 2017. He will remain on the State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors through June 2018, serving as an ex officio officer. During that time, Scott will work on a special project to determine the ethnic makeup and degree of ethnic diversity of the members of the State Bar.

  • Joseph A. Furia JD ’08 joined the law firm of Landye Bennett Blumstein LLP as a partner. Furia, who is admitted to practice in Oregon and Washington, will focus on environmental and natural resources law. Previously, he served as general counsel and policy director for conservation nonprofit the Freshwater Trust, where he led a four-person legal team and outside counsel on all legal matters including contracts, corporations, fundraising, litigation defense, intellectual property, and employment. He also directed policy efforts on natural resources, water quality, and water quantity issues in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, and nationally. Prior to legal practice, Furia worked in business development and government affairs for a hybrid vehicle company and a Silicon Valley-based technology company.

  • Patrick Sullivan JD ’12 and his daughter, Shelby Sullivan, visited with Thomas Chandler JD ’12 and daughter Harper Chandler at Shelby’s second birthday party in Washington, D.C. Shelby and Harper were born three weeks apart.

    Patrick Sullivan JD ’12 (left) with his daughter, Shelby Sullivan, and Thomas Chandler JD ’12...

  • Thomas Chandler JD ’12 and daughter Harper Chandler visited with Patrick Sullivan JD ’12 and his daughter, Shelby Sullivan, at Shelby’s second birthday party in Washington, D.C. Shelby and Harper were born three weeks apart.

  • 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.

  • Justice Scalia as Neither Friend nor Foe to Criminal Defendants.” Akron Law Review, vol. 50, issue 2 (July 1, 2017).

  • Interviewed by Tina Vasquez for “Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policy Suffers Big Legal Blow.” Rewire, July 25, 2017.

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

  • Interviewed by Anthony Macuk for “Fight for Lake Access Continues.” Lake Oswego Review, July 13, 2017.

  • Interviewed by Joe Douglass for “Cylvia Hayes Gives First Interview Since Feds Cleared Her of Criminal Wrongdoing.” KATU News, July 10, 2017.

  • Interviewed by Nick Budnick for “State Hiding Communication Plan in FamilyCare Battle.” Portland Tribune, July 3, 2017.

  • Interviewed by Claire Withycombe, Paris Achen, and Nick Budnick for “No Charges Against Kitzhaber, Hayes.” Portland Tribune, June 23, 2017.

  • 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.

  • Interviewed by Aimee Green for “End of Criminal Investigation Into Kitzhaber, Hayes Comes As No Surprise to Experts.” Oregonian, June 17, 2017.

  • Is It Terrorism or Mass Murder? That Depends on Our Biases.” Washington Post (June 16, 2017).

  • Interviewed by Martin Cizmer for “Meet the Heroes Suing to Free Oswego Lake, the Portland Area’s Forbidden Paradise.” Willamette Week, June 14, 2017.

  • 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.

  • Interviewed by Ellen M. Gilmer for “Advocates Go to Court as Trump Unwinds Climate Policy.” Energywire, June 13, 2017.


  • Alumni Weekend 2017

    In June, more than 1,000 alumni, friends, and family enjoyed sunny skies in Portland while attending Alumni Weekend, a whirlwind set of events featuring class reunions, a traditional salmon bake and barbecue, a Dixieland band, and more.

    Besides reconnecting with former roommates and classmates, alumni relived their housing experience in the residence halls, enjoyed a fabulous brunch in Fields Dining Room, participated in an on-campus pub crawl, attended Pioneer College sessions, sang to tunes from the ’60s, and danced the night away to ’80s music in the Trail Room. The Albany Society, the college’s honorary group for alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago, inducted more than 35 new members from the class of 1967. Alumni celebrating their reunions showed their Pioneer pride by raising $331,102 for the college. The class of 1972 raised the most gifts totaling $87,472, and the classes of 1962 and 1967 saw the highest participation, each with 29 percent.

  • President Wiewel’s Welcome Party
    On October 2, the Lewis & Clark community celebrated President Wim Wiewel’s first official day on campus. The festive event included musical performances, cake and other goodies, and hearty good wishes for Wiewel’s new presidency.
  • Pathways to Peace
    Since 2009, more than 1,000 people have participated in Outward Bound Peacebuilding programs, representing 25 countries and six continents.


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