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LLS and ISG Film Screening Fundraiser - Which Way Home

Date: 5:00pm - 9:00pm PDT April 19

Location: McCarty Classroom 3

Please join the LLS and ISG for a film screening fundraiser of the Academy Award-Nominated documentary, Which Way Home. The film follows several unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico en route to the U.S. on a freight train they call ” The Beast.” Pizza, candy, and drinks will be served! Entrance charge is $7 and all funds will be used to help support future volunteer trips to the Family Detention Center in Dilley, TX. Contact with any questions.

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November 1st, 2018

October 27th, 2014

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm: Screening of Jose Antonio Vargas’ film, “Documented” and Panel

    In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay published in the TheNew York Times Magazine.

    Documented chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he reconnects with his mother, whom he has not seen in person in over 20 years. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion and reception.

November 7th, 2013

  • 7:30am - 8:30am: Public Interest Breakfast
    Students get to know public interest attorneys and learn what it takes to stay on the path to public interest work.

October 30th, 2013

October 28th, 2013

  • 12:05pm - 1:05pm: Debriefing Session with Judge Ortega
    The Minority Law Students Association (MLSA) will be hosting another Debriefing Session with Oregon Court of Appeals Judge Darleen Ortega Wood Hall Seminar Room LEZAK. Please RSVP by Sunday 10/27 at if you plan on attending.  Just a reminder, debriefing sessions are where you can come and get the Judge’s advice on anything concerning law school. 

April 8th, 2013

  • 12:15pm - 1:30pm: Rethinking Professionalism
    The National Lawyers Guild is hosting a panel of lawyers to speak on diversity as a core tenet of service to clients.

March 14th, 2013

  • Stephen Manning 12:15pm - 1:30pm: Transnational LGBTQ Couples
    Join Stephen Manning, a partner at Immigration Law Group, PC and Teresa Statler, a sole immigration law practitioner in Portland, to explore policy and practice in this area of law. This will include the obstacles and legal consequences affecting transnational couples as opposed to domestic couples.Obstacles include residency, citizenship,detention, deportation and asylum.

    Mediterranean food with vegan options, drinks, and dessert will be provided.
    Classroom 2

    Presented by OUTlaw, co-sponsored by National Lawyer’s Guild and the Latino Law Society.

    For more information on this event, please contact: Alyssa Sappenfield,

March 13th, 2013

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm: Criminal Aliens: the criminalization of undocumented immigrants
    Criminal Aliens: A discussion of the Department of Homeland Security’s Criminal Alien Program, Secure Communities and the criminalization of undocumented immigrants.

    The Obama administration has deported record numbers while claiming to focus removal efforts on “criminal aliens.” Who are these “criminal aliens,” how does the program work, and why has the ACLU sued Multnomah County? Join Stephen Manning, adjunct professor at Lewis& Clark, and Jaime Limon Guzman, an immigrant rights organizer, as they discuss these topics and more.

    Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild, ACLU and Latino Law Society.
    Lunch provided. 
    Classroom 3

    For more information on this event, please contact: Leland Baxter-Neal:

March 7th, 2013

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pm: Minorities on the Bench
    Join BLSA and LLS for a combined Judges Panel, “Minorities on the Bench”. Come meet Oregon Judges who will share how they came to Oregon, why they stayed and what they like most about being a Judge. Great opportunity for 1Ls to meet local Judges and learn first hand how to prepare for judicial clerkships and externships. This event will be held in Classroom 4, 12:15pm-1:30pm. Cuban food will be served. For more information please contact Vicky Razo at

February 28th, 2013

  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm: LLS General Meeting
    Join us for our February General Meeting. Thursday 2/28 at 12:10pm in Classroom 6.
    We will debrief on events held this semester: 1L Luncheon at Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt, and the OHBA Annual Dinner. We will discuss upcoming events: Judges Panel, Farmworkers Panel and Immigration Panel. For more information please email: