Fall 2015

“We Can Contribute to the Larger Society Precisely Because We Are Scholars”

Interim Dean Geoffrey R. Stone talks with Becky Beaupre Gillespie about his experiences advising the intelligence community, the White House, and the Supreme Court.

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Creating Enduring Positive Impact through Scholarships

A $1 million gift from Roger Orf, JD’79, MBA’77, and his wife, Lisa T. Heffernan, MBA’80, will provide scholarships for financially disadvantaged students who have demonstrated outstanding academic accomplishments.

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Reviewing with Thought: Eric Posner’s New Rambler Review Brings Academic Skills to Bear on Book Reviews

Professor Eric Posner started the New Rambler Review to fill a need: thoughtful commentary by academics on books.

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Graduation 2015

The Class of 2015 had beautiful weather for Graduation, as well as inspiring speeches by Professor David Strauss and James Comey, '85, Director of the FBI.

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Exploring a River of Ideas with the Clinical Faculty

Clinical faculty members fight for their clients every day. But in the classroom, their ideas can lead them in unexpected directions.

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Bringing the Law School to High School

Teaching law students about juvenile justice took a new direction for Professor Emily Buss when she brought teenagers into the classroom.

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The International Innovation Corps: Solving Problems in India with UChicago Talent

How do you solve problems half a world away from the Law School? Professor Anup Malani brings the intellectual power of the University and its people where the problems are.

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Making of a MOOC

Professor Randy Picker learned a lot about teaching (and learning) while developing his massive open online course.

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“From More to More”: Five Years of Growth under Dean Michael Schill

Michael Schill defined his deanship by building on the historic strengths of the Law School and developing new ones. A look back at his successful decanal term.

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Wolf Family Challenge Increases Class Gifts and Class Unity

Through a fund created by Chuck Wolf, ’75, his son Pete Wolf, ’10, and Pete’s wife Erin Wagner Wolf, ’10, the Law School offered to add $40,000 to the class’s gift if 76 percent of the class’s students gave something toward the campaign.

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