Public Service and Public Interest Law

Opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department

Date: 
11.03.2016
Location: 
Room V

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, will host a lunchtime program to discuss careers and other opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department. The Corporation Counsel will lead a panel comprised of UChicago Law and other members of the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls. Speaker: Stephen Patton. Lunch will be served.

City of Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program

Date: 
10.11.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Come hear about this 2017 summer law & policy program which offers summer fellowships to law students interested in learning about City government and public policy. The program provides an in-depth view of how City government operates. This is an ideal opportunity for 1L or 2L summers. Speaker: Kathryn O’Connell. Lunch will be served.

Careers at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Date: 
10.19.2016
Location: 
Rm. IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry, Director Public Interest Law & Policy, currys@uchicago.edu

Andre Geverola (’03), Brent Snyder and Jennifer Dixton, of the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, will address all classes of law students to explain in-depth about the work of the Antitrust Division. Lunch will be served.

1L Summer Options: Public Service and Law School Clinics

Date: 
10.31.2016
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

You have many employment options for your 1L summer. Join us for the first in a two part series to learn about the application process for positions in public interest, and law school clinics.

The Office of Career Services expects all Class of 2019 students to attend this program.

Faculty Public Service Lunch Panel

Date: 
09.27.2016
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

cbergeron@uchicago.edu

This panel will feature faculty members involved in work in the public sector, including public interest work and pro bono work.  The panel will include Professor Aziz Huq, Frank and Bernice Greenberg Professor of Law; Professor Alison Siegler, Clinical Professor of Law; and Professor David Strauss, Gerald Ratner Distinguished Service Prof

Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Alison Siegler
Faculty: 
David A. Strauss

A Broader Grasp of Environmental Law

Claire Stamler-Goody
Law School Communications
May 17, 2016

A panel on the Flint water crisis brought a recent graduate back to the Law School to discuss his work on the case.

A recent Law School panel on the Flint water crisis was so popular that even with extra chairs, some people still had to sit on the floor. It was a testament, perhaps, to the widespread concern over the public health emergency and failure of governance that has garnered extensive media coverage over the last year.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Geoffrey Stone Interviews Edward Snowden

Snowden broadcasted from Russia in this program hosted by the Institute of Politics.

Snowden broadcasted from Russia in this program hosted by the Institute of Politics.

Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State?"

How do we move beyond another UN report into effective subjection of this dangerous state and its leadership to compulsory accountability before an international tribunal responding to the deep concerns of humanity?

Michael Kirby was a Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009), the nation's highest appellate and constitutional Court. In 2013-14 he served as chair of the Commission of Inquiry of the UN Human Rights Council investigating crimes against humanity in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

Nicholas Stephanopoulos, "Quadratic Election Law"

Nicholas Stephanopoulos identifies the legal barriers to the adoption of quadratic voting, discusses modified versions that could pass muster, and shows how even a modified version would address many of the pathologies of the existing system.

Nicholas Stephanopoulos identifies the legal barriers to the adoption of quadratic voting, discusses modified versions that could pass muster, and shows how even a modified version would address many of the pathologies of the existing system.

Pro Bono Recognition Luncheon

Date: 
05.03.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

smansuri@uchicago.edu

Dean Thomas J. Miles invites you to attend the Pro Bono Service Recognition Luncheon

with featured speaker Kelly Albinak Kribs, ’11
Immigrant Child Rights Fellow and Staff Attorney at the Young Center

Lunch will be served

Please RSVP by April 27

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