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Should Money Talk: The Politics of Electing Judges

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 6:00pm

William W. Knight Law Center, Room 175
1515 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403

Moderated by Erin Gould with panelists Nicolas Dranias, Judge David Schuman, Senator Floyd Pronzanski and Rebecca Tweed.

Open to the public. 1.5 CLE credits pending for legal practitioners. Organized by the Wayne Morse Law Fellows.


Erin Gould graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law, where she also served as a Wayne Morse fellow. Gould is the president-elect of the Lane County Bar Association Board of Directors and served as vice president of the board of directors for the Center for Community Counseling. She founded her current law practice in 2015.

Nicolas Dranias, president and executive director of the Compact for America Educational Foundation, is a constitutional scholar and an expert in the law of interstate compacts. He has appeared as a constitutional scholar on Fox News, MSNBC, NPR, and many other outlets.

Senator Floyd Prozanski was first elected to the Oregon Legislature in 1994. He served in the House of Representatives between 1995 to 2000 and 2003. Sen. Prozanski was appointed to represent Oregon Senate District 4 in 2003. He was elected in 2004 to complete the current term and has been reelected three times since 2006.


The Honorable David Schuman was a judge of the Oregon Court of Appeals from 2001-14 and currently is a professor in the UO School of Law. Prior to his time at the court of appeals, he served as deputy attorney general of Oregon.


Rebecca Tweed has been top political strategist in Oregon and has worked on more than 40 political campaigns for local government, legislative and statewide candidates, plus county and statewide ballot measures. Tweed runs her own consulting firm, Tweed Strategies.

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School of Law, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics


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