Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

The Use and Abuse of Linguistics at the US Supreme Court

Date: 
10.18.2014
Contact info (email or phone): 

humanities@uchicago.edu

Humanities Day presentation by Alison LaCroix and Jason Merchant

Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

Berlin Family Lecture: Lawrence Lessig on The Academy with Intro by Michael H. Schill

Date: 
11.06.2014
Location: 
Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 E. 57th Street
Contact info (email or phone): 

berlinlectures@uchicago.edu

The institutional purpose of the academy is relatively clear, but in the dynamic to fund research, and the institutions within which it happens, there is an obvious and growing tension. Commercial interest impacts the integrity of scholarship, though differently for different parts of the academy.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Geoffrey Stone on the NSA

Date: 
11.02.2014
Location: 
Northwestern University School of Law, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Contact info (email or phone): 

info@chicagohumanities.org

How can the United States government protect our national security and advance our foreign policy while also respecting our commitment to privacy and civil liberties? After the leaks by Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, that’s the question President Obama put to Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago professor and leading constitutional scholar.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Migrant Children: Causes and Consequences

Date: 
10.30.2014
Location: 
Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Contact info (email or phone): 

312.726.3860

Some 90,000 children are expected to arrive in the United States in 2014, fleeing escalating violence in Central America. Debate as to whether these unaccompanied minors represent a humanitarian crisis or a border security challenge has dominated headlines for months, and policymakers continue to grapple with how to respond.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Building Safe & Strong Communities: A Conversation about Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Date: 
09.10.2014
Location: 
210 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20003
Contact info (email or phone): 

Youth Advocate Programs | 2007 North 3rd Street | Harrisburg | PA | 17102

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, and
Youth Advocate Programs

Cordially invite you to a briefing on 

Building Safe & Strong Communities:
A Conversation about Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone

Distinguished Alumni Panel Discussion

Date: 
04.26.2014
Location: 
Room ll
Contact info (email or phone): 

Please contact Maggie Elmarakby at melmarakby@uchicago.edu with any
questions.

Join fellow students and alumni at the Law School on Saturday, April 26, as we welcome distinguished alumni for a panel discussion during Reunion Weekend: 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Eduardo Peñalver on Jewish and Catholic Approaches to Property & Social Justice

Date: 
03.20.2014
Location: 
Jenner & Block, 45th Floor Conference Room, 353 North Clark Street, Chicago

See http://www.lumenchristi.org/ai1ec_event/property-justice/ for more info and to register.

Brian Leiter on "Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification" in Newport, RI

Date: 
10.03.2013
Location: 
Bazarsky Hall, Salve Regina University, Ochre Point Avenue Newport, RI 02840

As part of the "Spectacle of Toleration" conference, Brian Leiter, Karl N. Llewellyn Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago will present Toleration: Its Nature and Moral Justification at Salve Regina University’s Bazarsky Lecture Hall.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter
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