Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship

Amy M. Hermalik

Lecturer in Law and Assistant Director of the Institute for Justice Entrepreneurship Clinic

Clinical Skills Series: Legislative Advocacy

Date: 
01.26.2016
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

Professor Beth Kregor of the IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship will lead a discussion of the lawyering skills involved in planning and executing an effective legislative policy campaign -- using examples drawn from the IJ Clinic’s recent work on food carts and street vendors.  Part of the Clinical Skills Series, this event qualifies for Keystone Points.

Faculty: 
Elizabeth Kregor

Clinical Skills Series: Legislative and Policy Advocacy

Date: 
01.26.2016
Location: 
Room V

Professor Elizabeth Kregor, Director of the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship, will dis

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Clinical Skills Series: Legislative Lobbying with Elizabeth Kregor

Date: 
01.26.2015
Location: 
Room V

Clinical Skills Series:  Legislative and Policy Advocacy.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

IJ Clinic Scores Big Win for Chicago Food Carts

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
September 24, 2015

The Law School’s Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship helped score a major victory for Chicago’s food carts on Thursday when the Chicago City Council approved an ordinance that will allow thousands of non-motorized food vendors to operate legally, marking another milestone in the clinic’s years-long effort to champion the rights of mobile food entrepreneurs.

The Law School’s Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship helped score a major victory for Chicago’s food carts today when the Chicago City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will allow non-motorized food vendors to operate legally, marking another milestone in the clinic’s years-long effort to champion the rights of mobile food entrepreneu

Faculty: 
Elizabeth Kregor

Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law

Date: 
10.07.2015
Location: 
Classroom B (34)
Contact info (email or phone): 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Stacy Massey at smassey@ij.org.

Sometimes law students are told they have two options:  a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty.  This isn’t true.  On October 7, Rob Johnson, an attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ.  The Institute for Justice, the nation’s

Beth Kregor to Chicago's Next Mayor: Cut the Red Tape

Hey, Chicago's Next Mayor: Cut the Red Tape and Help All Entrepreneurs Thrive
Beth Kregor, Elliot Richardson and Michael Lucci
Crain's Chicago Business
March 24, 2015

Whoever is mayor one month from now should push wide-ranging reforms to address the rules and red tape that trip up entrepreneurs in all neighborhoods.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently pushed the idea of creating “right to thrive zones” to help economically depressed neighborhoods. But broader regulatory reform is needed across all of Chicago to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship that drives great cities.

Faculty: 
Elizabeth Kregor
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