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Law professor comments on Uber and its employees in MarketWatch story

In the US, ride-sharing service Uber’s employees are independent contractors. A UK court ruled last week that Uber drivers there are workers — not independent contractors — and are therefore eligible for more rights, such as a minimum wage.

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Prof. Laura Appleman comments in story on so-called Portland “copwatchers”

The Oregonian quoted Prof. Laura Appleman in an article about two men who were prosecuted for what they say was retaliation for visiting the homes of Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, the city’s police chief and the district attorney for Multnomah County.

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Final sticker price is what matters, says Prof. David Friedman in holiday advertising story

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday just a couple of weeks away, Willamette Law Prof. David Friedman commented in a national Magnify Money story this week on holiday advertising.

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Prof. Paul Diller submits amicus curiae brief to Supreme Court

Willamette Law Prof. Paul Diller recently submitted an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court for the case Gill v. Whitford, which was argued Oct. 3.

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Parenting column quotes Prof. Andrew Gilden

The column’s author, Michelle Blackley Glynn, asked whether parents should protect the digital identity of their children by limiting posts and pictures about them on the internet and social media.

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Portland Tribune quotes Prof. Jeff Dobbins in story on opioid lawsuits

The Statesman Journal quoted Laura Appleman, professor of criminal law, in a Tuesday story on potential juror misconduct.

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Prof. Laura Appleman quoted in Statesman Journal story

The Statesman Journal quoted Laura Appleman, professor of criminal law, in a Tuesday story on potential juror misconduct.

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Law Prof. Keith Cunningham-Parmeter quoted in Portland Tribune story

The labor law professor spoke about an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case dealing with mandatory union fees.

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Law student spends eight weeks in Europe studying abroad

Jack Wray JD’19 traveled across the globe — 5,628 miles to be exact — to study law this summer.

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AAJ Moot Court Competition names winners

The final night of the American Association for Justice Moot Court Competition concluded September 14, with the duo of James Sullivan and Sarah Lowe named the winners.

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Two Willamette Law faculty receive university awards

Law Professors Karen Sandrik and Peter Molk received university awards at the Willamette University convocation ceremony this week.

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Oregon Supreme Court hears two cases at Willamette Law

College of Law students learn protocol, ask questions and watch real cases argued before the court.

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Law Prof. Steve Green discusses Johnson Amendment on RadioWest

Willamette Law’s Prof. Steve Green was on Utah radio station RadioWest February 7 to discuss the Johnson Amendment and President Donald Trump’s promise to do away with it.

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Law Prof. Dobbins on OPB to talk President Trump's SCOTUS nominee

Dobbins and Lisa McElroy, associate professor at Drexel University School of Law, spoke about the four people whose names have been floated around as Trump’s short list: William Pryor, 54, Diane Sykes, 59, Neil Gorsuch, 49, and Thomas Hardiman, 51.

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Business Law Professor Friedman's work cited in recent lawsuits

Friedman's work, "Reconsidering Fictitious Pricing," was cited in lawsuits alleging false reference pricing at four major retailers.

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Willamette Law’s Norman Williams quoted on electoral college in Christian Science Monitor

Associate Dean and Professor of Law Norman Williams commented in a Christian Science Monitor story on the prevalence of the voting system.

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This scary, frustrating, crazy, unprecedented election

This year’s extraordinary presidential election has made voters across the country anxious and angry. At Willamette, professors and classes help students navigate through the confusion and understand why their informed vote is important.

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Law Professor Dobbins on OPB to comment on Supreme Court term this fall

Law Professor Jeffrey Dobbins discussed the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy left open by the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia and the court’s term that began this week.

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Exploring Jewish history in Oregon from 1950-2010

In her new book, Ellen Eisenberg examines Oregon’s Jewish community during a period of rapid change.

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Law Professor Binford comments on growing conversation on sexual assault in Portland music community

A community meeting was held last week to discuss solutions to what some are saying is an escalating problem in the Portland community.

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Law Professor Dobbins quoted in Oregon Business article on Aequitas Capital lawsuit

Willamette Law Professor Jeffrey Dobbins commented in an Oregon Business article regarding the class-action lawsuit filed against Aequitas Capital.

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College of Law faculty receive institutional awards

Professor Jeffrey Dobbins received the Jerry E. Hudson Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Professor Symeon Symeonides was given the Robert L. Misner Award for Law Faculty Scholarship.

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College of Law hires three new faculty members

Professors Gilden, Simowitz and Meyers join the College of Law's faculty of dedicated teachers and leading legal scholars.

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Assistant professor named Kavli Fellow

Katja Meyer attends the Kavli Frontiers of Science Indonesian-American Symposium.

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Questions of justice

An unusual class takes Willamette students inside prison walls to discover a new perspective on crime and punishment.

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Life of the mind

As history professor Bill Duvall retires after 45 years at Willamette, we look at how he and other legendary faculty members have helped students discover the enduring benefits of a liberal arts education.

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Law Professor Paul Diller comments on SCOTUS corruption ruling in Statesman Journal

Law Professor Paul Diller was quoted in a Statesman Journal article reporting on the United States Supreme Court ruling that ordered lower courts to reconsider whether the government's evidence of corruption is strong enough to try former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell.

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Warnock aims for the stratosphere as Perlan CEO

Ed Warnock leads the record-setting Perlan Project.

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Law Professor Dobbins comments in PBJ article on ACA's 'Risk Corridors' program

Willamette's Civil Procedure Expert and Law Professor Jeffrey C. Dobbins commented in a PBJ Article Reporting on a Lawsuit by Health Republic Insurance Co. Seeking $20 Million Dollars.

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Law Professor Jeff Dobbins weighs in on Oregon's public records law

Willamette's civil procedure expert and law professor commented in Statesman-Journal article that reported on a recent judicial opinion concerning the ongoing dispute between former Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes and The Oregonian.

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Law Professor Paul Diller makes sense of law affecting disputes between a city and its county

Diller sheds light on the city of Cascade Locks' legal options to open a water-bottling operation in Hood River County, where voters recently approved a ban on such facilities within the county limits.

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HR faculty member honored through named award

The Lisbeth Claus Trail Blazer Award recognizes professionals furthering the development of global HR practices.

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Professor Peter Harmer earns Oregon mentor award

Professor Peter Harmer’s drive to help students excel earned him a statewide award.

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Amadou Fofana wins grant for documentary project

Amadou Fofana will undertake a collaborative documentary project on African cinema.

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Psychology professor wins national teaching award

Courtney Stevens is the 2015 recipient of the Jane S. Halonen Teaching Excellence Award.

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Star professors speak at Faculty Colloquium

Award-winning professors shared insights into best teaching practices at a Faculty Colloquium April 25.

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