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Law Week 2013|College of Law

Law Week 2013

October 21-25

Sponsored by the Potter Law Club & ASUW


During Law Week 2013 the College of Law welcomed the following speakers in addition to the Second Judicial District Court. Law Week is an annual event sponsored by the Potter Law Club & ASUW. 

Monday, October 21, 2013 

Gender Equality in Employment Situations

Speaker: Melissa Hart

Sponsor: American Constitution Society

Time/Location: 9:30 am - 11:00 am, Room 186

Coffee, Bagels & Doughnuts Provided

CLE: 1.0 general


Korea Rising – Law, Economics, Politics & the Challenges Ahead 

Speaker: Ryan Song, Rajawali Fellow – Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Sponsor: Multicultural Law Student Association

Time/Location: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, Room 178

Appetizers & Drinks in Main Hallway 30 minutes prior to event

CLE: 1.0 general


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 

Building & Sustaining a Trial Practice in Wyoming

Speaker: Jim Fitzgerald        

Sponsor: Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association Student Chapter

Time/Location: 10:00 am – 11:05 am, Room 186

CLE: 1.0 general


Ethics in Practice

Speaker: Hank Bailey

Sponsor: J. Reuben Clark Society

Time/Location: 12:00 pm – 1:05 pm, Room 170

Appetizers and Drinks in Main Hallway prior to event

CLE: 1.0 ethics


In the Light of Justice

Speaker: Walter Echo Hawk

Sponsor: American Indian Studies Department and College of Law

Time/Location: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Room 178

Reception prior in the Main Hallway

CLE: 1.0 general


Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Careers and Experiences of Women in the Legal Profession 

Speaker: Gay Woodhouse, Vicci Colgan, Rhonda Woodard, Stacy Obrecht

Sponsor: Women's Law Forum

Time/Location: 8:30 am – 10:00 am, Room 178

Coffee and Light Breakfast

CLE: 1.0 general


Rural Law Practice:  A Panel Discussion 

Speaker: Tim Eagler, Cathy MacPherson & Joe Lux

Sponsor: Rural Law Center 

Time/Location: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Room 170

Lunch provided

CLE: 1.0 general, including 0.5 ethics

To Conserve Unimpaired:  The Evolution of the National Park Idea 

Speaker: Professor Bob Keiter

Sponsor: Natural Resources Law Club

Time/Location: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Room 178

Reception prior in Rare Books Room

CLE: 1.5 general


Thursday, October 24, 2012 

Second Judicial District Court Proceedings

Speaker: Judge Wade E. Waldrip

Sponsor: Potter Law Club


State v Alan Joe Hageman, CR-8061  10:00 am – 12:00 pm Rm. 182

State v Kiet Hoang Nguyen, CR-8058  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Rm. 182 This case has been settled.

CLE:2.0 general


Q and A with the Judges

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Room 182

District Court Judge Wade E. Waldrip and District Court Judge Jeffrey A. Donnell will answer any questions you have.  Please prepare questions before this event.


Wyoming v. Montana:  A Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case 

Speaker: Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael 

Sponsor: Natural Resources Law Club & Potter Law Club 

Time/Location: 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Room 178

Reception to follow in the Rare Books Room

CLE: 1.0 general


Hirst Applegate Mock Trial Finals 

Time/Location: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Room 178


Friday, October 25, 2012 

Breakfast with Wyoming Athletics

Speaker: Peter Prigge

Sponsor: Sports & Entertainment Law Club

Time/Location: 9:00 am – 10:30 am, Room 170

Coffee & Bagels

CLE: 1.0 general


Domestic Violence Panel:  Perspectives from the Prosecution and Defense 

Sponsor: Equal Justice

Time/Location: 12:00 pm – 1:05 pm, Room 178

Appetizers and Drinks in Main Hallway prior to event

CLE: 1.0 general


Pro Bono Event 

Sponsor: Equal Justice 

Time/Location: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Room 178


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