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November Profiles

Academic Ambitions “In my mind, there are two types of law students — those who like trial practice and moot court and those who prefer research, writing and journal work,” said Spencer N. Gheen, a member of the Class of 2010. “I am a more introverted person and am drawn to academic work. I feel like I found my niche in legal scholarship.”

11-05-2009

Champion of Children’s Rights Anyone who thinks legal practice attracts bookish milksops has never met Rachel C. (Rosemeyer) O’Connor. Odds are that the tall, slender 3L could take you in a throwdown.

11-05-2009

Seeing the Forest The value of a family tree takes on a new dimension when you are the third-generation CEO of a timber and paper business.

11-05-2009

Teaching Others “ We idealize the law, give it a high sense of purpose,” said Shelaswau Bushnell Crier, who joined the Willamette law faculty as an assistant professor in the fall of 2009. “We have to; we must strive for that ideal of equality and justice.

11-05-2009