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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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Law Professor Appleman quoted in Willamette Weekly on Portland police officer turned prosecutor

Willamette Law Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty Research Laura Appleman was quoted in a Willamette Weekly story on the hiring of Cody Berne in the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office.

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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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