Tentative Symposium Schedule

Friday, February 2, 2018


Presenter and Topic

8 a.m.

Registration and Refreshments

9 a.m.


  • Curtis Bridgeman, Dean of the College of Law, Willamette University

9:10 a.m.

Morning Session

Panel 1: Marijuana Law

  • Trevor Cartales, Attorney, Loney Law Group
  • Aaron Pelley, Attorney, 7 Point Law

10:25 a.m.


10:35 a.m.

Panel 2: Federalism and City-State Tension Before and During Trump

  • Paul Diller, Professor of Law and Director of the Certificate Program in Law and Government, Willamette Law

11:05 a.m.

Panel 3: Tax Law

  • The Hon. Robert Manicke, Judge, Oregon Tax Court
  • Jan Pierce, Clinical Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

12:05 p.m.

Luncheon & Address: Why Progressives Should Help Make Constitutional Federalism Great Again
Cat Cavern, Putnam University Center

  • Ilya Somin, Professor of Law, George Mason University

1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session

Panel 4: Immigration Law

  • Elissa Bookbinder, Attorney
  • Maria Cobarrubias, Owner, The Maria Cobarrubias Immigration Law Firm

2:30 p.m.

Panel 5: Indeconstructible: The Triumph of the Environmental "Administrative State"

  • Stephen M. Johnson, Walter F. George Professor of Law, Mercer Law School

3 p.m.


3:10 p.m.

Panel 6: Worker Classification: Looking Through the Lens of Federal, State and Local Law

  • Larry Brant, Owner, Garvey Schubert Barer

4:40 p.m.

Closing Remarks

* Schedule subject to change.

Willamette University

Marisa Walker

Oregon Civic Justice Center
Willamette College of Law
245 Winter Street SE
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.

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