September 19, 2013

Team James

"Title IX: 37 Words that Changed Everything"

To start the 2013-2014 Inn of Court year, Judge James' team will look at the
impact of Title IX in the 40 years since its passage.

It's just 37 words, 37 plain and grammatically clunky words hiding inside a large
education bill, 37 words that didn't seem to be a big deal at the time, 37
words that would change everything:

"No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from
participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination
under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial

Those are the words of Title IX, a section of the Education Amendments signed into
law by President Richard M. Nixon on June 23, 1972.

Come find out what a differenceTitle IX has made in education, in sports, and employment. We will also hear how lawyers and courts have applied Title IX to address  issues of bullying, pregnancy discrimination and sexual harassment on campuses all over America. 


Civil Rights Newsletter 
Emeldi v University of Oregon
Mercer v Duke University
Title 9 Statutes
Center for Assessment And Policy Development
Title IX Case Compilation
Powerpoint Presentation
Additional Powerpoint Slides

October 17, 2013

Team Partridge 

SLAPP Suits in Oregon Courts 

ORS 31.150 et. seq.
Horton v Western Protector
SLAPP summary
Citations to Federal Cases
LeVasseur v Amon
OEA v Parks
Page v Parson
Staten v. 2 Steel

 November 21, 2013

Team Hill 

Fundamentals of Cross-Examination 

 Philosophy of Cross Exam

January 16, 2014 

Team Shepherd

Cut, Conserve, or Let 'er Burn -- Federal timberland law and
policy in Western Oregon

Comparison HR 1526 Senate Disc Draft
County Budget Perspective
HR 1526
O & C Panel Report
Millworker's Perspective
Northern Spotted Owl
Old Growth Lovers
Swanson v Salazar
Wyden Discussion Draft
Summary O & C Act of 2013

February 20, 2014
Rescheduled to February 27, 2014 

Team Yandell

"Access to Justice: How Legal Aid Provides Services" 

Access to Justice
Pro Bono Opportunities

March 20, 2014

Team Nordyke

The Affordable Care Act

Team Nordyke welcomes guest panelists Christine M. Moehl of Saalfied Griggs and Roy Pulvers of Holland & Knight to discuss the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  This presentation will cover the basics of the ACA as well as a variety of legal and policy issues.

Horton v OHSU Defendant's Memo
Horton v OHSU Plaintiff's Reply
Christine Moehl CV
Roy Pulvers Bio

May 15, 2014

Team Sinks

An Evening With the E-Court Stars

Oregon E-Court Information for Attorneys
E-court Bullet Points