Spring 2017

Good and Upsetting? Free Speech at the Law School

As universities across the country wrestle with a tension between academic freedom and the need to foster inclusion, we look at how the Law School defines and defends free speech.

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Philosophy in the Service of Humanity: An excerpt of Martha C. Nussbaum’s Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture

In November, Martha C. Nussbaum, the University of Chicago’s Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy. This excerpt of her commemorative lecture, “Philosophy in the Service of Humanity,” is published courtesy of the Inamori Foundation.

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A Superior View: New SCOTUS Clinic Builds Skills and Political Capital

The Law School's new Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic gives students the chance to work with experienced litigators on US Supreme Court and federal appellate cases.

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Student Life before the Law School

Among the Law School's current students, there are a musical theater star, a former Supreme Court intern, an entrepreneur, a two-time national softball champion, and a mixologist.

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Law School Women Earn Spots in Selective Leadership Program

Four graduates of the Law School are among the 37 members of the 2017 class of the highly selective Leadership Greater Chicago Fellows Program.

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