Spring 2016

Housing Heats Up at Chicago

The Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy brings together the research on housing happening all over campus to identify problems, frame questions, and formulate solutions.

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The Hardest Stories to Tell: What an Intense New Clinic Project is Teaching Seven Students about War, Mercy, and the Frailties of the Human Mind

An intense new mental health clinic project is teaching seven students about war, mercy, and the frailties of the human mind.

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"This is a Moment to Build on Our Strengths": A Discussion with Dean Thomas J. Miles

Miles sat down with Assistant Director of Communications Becky Beaupre Gillespie in early December to discuss the Law School’s future, the keys to its strength—and the wonders of nature that can be seen from the Laird Bell Quadrangle, if one knows when and where to look.

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Our Interdisciplinary Legacy: The University of Chicago at 125

The University of Chicago celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a series of talks and panels all over campus. Representing the Law School, Professors Omri Ben-Shahar, Alison LaCroix, and Martha Nussbaum spoke about our history of interdisciplinarity.

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Representing the Bleeding Edge: UChicago Law's New Innovation Clinic

The city of Chicago has become a haven for entrepreneurs, and the Law School's newest clinic is prepared to help them navigate the unique legal challenges start-ups face.

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All in the Family: Alumni and Student Connections at the Law School

UChicago Law is justly proud of our strong alumni network. But many of our students have connections to the Law School in their family trees before they even arrive.

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A Lasting Legacy for Business and Law: Honoring a University of Chicago Giant

The Howard G. Krane Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Business has been created by an endowment from Mr. Krane’s daughters—Hilary Krane, ’89, and Marie Krane—and their families.

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Shared Values of Law School and Devoted Alumnus Supported by Generous Bequest

A generous bequest from Mark Claster Mamolen, ’77—one of the largest unrestricted endowments that the Law School has ever received—is funding new and important initiatives that are consistent with his lifelong values and interests.

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