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Wanna Party? Know Your Social Host Liability!
Thursday, May 22, 2008 - 4:00pm

Student Legal and Mediation Services (SLMS) at Portland State University presents "Wanna Party?" - A discussion about social host liability. Portland-area attorney, Eric McCormick, will be the featured presenter.

Social host liability can be incurred by someone who throws a party where alcohol is served. Generally, the party host can be held financially liable if a guest injures or kills him or herself or others. Over 30 states, including Oregon and Washington, have either statutes or case law on the books regarding a party thrower's liability. Come find out about Oregon's social host liability laws and learn how you can minimize your risk when you throw parties.

When: Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
Where:
Smith Memorial Student Union, room 236 (1825 SW Broadway)
Time:
4:00 pm
Cost:
This event is free and open to the public

Light refreshments will be provided. Alcohol will not be served.

This event is made possible through the PSU Student Legal and Mediation Services. For more information about SLMS or "Wanna Party?" please contact J.R. Tarabocchia at 503-725-4556.

About SLMS:

SLMS provides confidential and professional assistance to students on a wide range of legal issues. Funded by student fees, these services are available to PSU students who are currently enrolled for 4 or more undergraduate credits or 3 or more graduate credits at PSU. In addition to providing legal advice and mediating disputes for students, it is SLMS's objective to provide legal education of preventive nature. SLMS offers students a large supply of free literature on various legal issues. SLMS also presents workshops on legal issues for student groups or PSU classes.