Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Willamette law school dean speaks to Prof. Periman's legal ethics class

Dean Curtis Bridgeman, Willamette University College of Law, spoke at UAA on February 5 in Prof. Deb Periman's legal ethics class.

Lto r: Dean Bridgeman, Prof. Periman
and UA Regent Mary Hughes.
He presented a classic ethical dilemma for students to consider and asked the class about the moral and legal obligations the dilemma posed. There was lively discussion about the issues.  Dean Bridgeman stressed the kinds of legal and moral concerns that confront individuals in the justice community and urged students to develop critical thinking skills.

The final portion of his presentation was a q & a session about law school preparation and admissions.

At right, Prof. Periman, J.D.,and Mary Hughes, J.D., a member of the University of Alaska (UA) Board of Regents, pose for a photo with Dean Bridgeman.  Both Prof. Periman and Ms. Hughes are alums of Willamette University College of Law.