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Keith Cunningham-Parmeter

Professor of Law

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

Collins Legal Center 422
245 Winter Street SE
Salem  Oregon  97301

Legal Academic Writing

Essays and Other Writings

  • The Uber Problem Facing Workers, CLS (Columbia Law School) BLUE SKY BLOG (May 26, 2016).
  • Twenty Something, AM. LAW., Sept. 2000 (cover story).
  • The Defense Rests, AM. LAW., Aug. 2000.
  • Beside the Gate, a Revolving Door, AM. LAW., Aug. 2000.
  • 1990-1999: The Way We Were, AM. LAW., July 2000 (with John Turrettini).
  • Between Two Worlds - A Delta/Cambridge Diary, ENGLISH (University of Oregon), 1998-99.

Lectures and Presentations

  • Algorithmic Discrimination and the New Supervisory Customer, Vanderbilt Law School, Oct. 15, 2021 (presented remotely).
  • Algorithmic Discrimination, Faculty Development Conversation Series, Willamette University, Sept. 15, 2021.
  • Parenting, Family Leave, and Flexible Work: Retaining Legal Talent in the 21st Century, Multnomah Bar Association, May 31, 2019.
  • The ABCs of Gig Work: How a Novel Employment Test Could Transform the Platform Economy, Northern Illinois University College of Law, Apr. 12, 2019.
  • What is Sanctuary? History & Legal Context, Santa Clara University School of Law, Apr. 21, 2017.
  • Sick and Fired: The Limits of Leave Laws, Willamette University College of Law, Feb. 3, 2017.
  • Penalizing Parenting, Women’s Law Caucus, March 7, 2016.
  • Fathers, Mothers, and Family Responsibilities Discrimination, Mary Leonard Law Society, Oct. 20, 2015.
  • Workplace Secrets, Loyalty, and Poaching: Protecting Employer Interests and Employee Liberty (Commentator), Lewis & Clark Law School, Sept. 11, 2015.
  • Who Is the Caregiver? Men, Women, and Leave Differentials Based on Sex, Oregon Women Lawyers, May 9, 2014.
  • Constitutional Discrimination: Equal Protection and the Case for Favoring Fathers in Parental Leave, UNLV School of Law, Sept. 27, 2013.
  • Work, Family, and Microinequities, Society for Human Resource Management, Oregon State Council, Feb. 28, 2013.
  • Fathers at Home, Men at Work: The Function of Masculine Norms in Caregiving Discrimination Cases, Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, June 15, 2012.
  • The Elusive Grand Bargain: Why Immigration Reform Efforts Fail, League of Women Voters of Portland, Feb. 14, 2012.
  • Separate Spheres No More? How the New Economy Enables Fathers to Seek Workplace Accommodations (and the Reasons They Still Don’t), Lewis & Clark Law School, Sept. 30, 2011.
  • Building a Better Leave Policy, Multnomah Bar Association, Apr. 22, 2011.
  • State Immigration Experimentation, Mary Leonard Law Society, Apr. 12, 2011.
  • Reflections on Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter, UC Hastings College of Law, Oct. 28, 2010.
  • Floods, Crimes, and Aliens: Representations of Immigrant Workers in the Law, Washington University School of Law, Sept. 24, 2010.
  • Speaking of Immigrants, University of Connecticut School of Law, Mar. 26, 2010.
  • The Future Rights of Undocumented Workers, Seton Hall Law School, Sept. 25, 2009.
  • Reframing Undocumented Workers’ Rights, Northwest Junior Faculty Forum, Mar. 4, 2009.
  • Labor Rights and Workplace Raids, University of San Francisco School of Law, Feb. 27, 2009.
  • Immigration Status and Self-Incrimination, University of Denver College of Law, Sept. 28, 2007.
  • Farmworkers and Pesticides: Manufacturer Liability and Common Law Theories, University of Oregon School of Law, Mar. 2, 2007.
  • The Fifth Amendment’s Protective Function in Immigrant-Initiated Litigation, Cornell Law School, Feb. 23, 2007.
  • Firms, Fathers, and Flexible Work Arrangements, Lawyers Club of San Diego, Jan. 26, 2007.
  • Male Lawyers, Flexible Work Arrangements, and the Challenges of Implementation, Working Time Conference, University of San Francisco School of Law (sponsored by the Center for Worklife Law, UC Hastings College of Law), Mar. 10, 2006.
  • Rights Without Remedies: Enforcing Workplace Protections for Undocumented Migrant Farmworkers, Lewis & Clark Law School, Nov. 16, 2005.
  • Farmworkers and Environmental Justice, Washington State University Vancouver, Feb. 26, 2005.
  • From AWPA to FIFRA: Litigating Pesticide Cases, National Farmworker Law Conference, Dec. 3, 2004.

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Willamette University
College of Law
245 Winter Street SE
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
(503) 370-6405