Fall 2010

David Rubenstein Makes $10 Million Gift for Student Scholarships

David M. Rubenstein has never forgotten the importance of the full-tuition scholarship he received to attend the University of Chicago Law School and the difference it made in his life.

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The Impact of a Full-Tuition Scholarship

Law School alumni share how the full-tuition Flloyd Russell Mechem Prize Scholarships made a difference in their lives.

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The Living Constitution

In his latest book, The Living Constitution, Professor David A. Strauss examines the value of a Constitution that evolves.

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Finding the Perfect Fit

Read how the Law School's modern recruiting tactics attracted one of the best classes yet.

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A Culture of Respect across the Ideological Spectrum

Students show how the University of Chicago Law School fosters an environment where people across the ideological spectrum can express their viewpoints without fear of scorn or ridicule.

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Professor Kagan at Chicago: A Reminiscence

One of Elena Kagan's students reflects on how much she has changed since her Chicago Law days, and how much she has not.

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Reconsidering the Crisis

Senior academics, jurists, private practitioners, and regulators gathered in May for the Law School Summit "Are Markets Efficient? Legal Implications of Economic Theories of Market Behavior."

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The Law and Economics of Race

Leading economists from across the country gathered at the Law School in May for the conference The Law and Economics of Race.

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Jo Desha Lucas, 1921-2010

Jo Desha Lucas, the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Urban Law, Emeritus, is remembered in a Record article reprinted from Fall 1986.

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New Faculty Profile: Laura M. Weinrib

Legal historian Laura Weinrib, the Law School's newest faculty member, believes highlighting the complexities and contingencies of history can open space to new approaches to today's social problems.

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Discovering an Emerging World of Law in War Crimes Court

Almost a dozen Law School students have found success securing internships or employment with the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and Yugoslavia, a trend that highlights the Law School's pursuit of opportunities for students in human rights internships.

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