Public Service and Public Interest Law

International Human Rights Summer Internship Program Info Session

Date: 
01.09.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

First and second year students are invited to join the IHR Summer Internship Program Info Session to learn about available opportunities to work abroad on human rights and other public interest issues during the summer of 2017 and the Program logistics. The Program alumni will be availale to share their expeiriences and answer questions.  

Boxed lunches will be provided.

Investigating and Litigating Chicago's Burge Torture Scandal

Date: 
01.05.2017
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

hgelbort@uchicago.edu

The Public Interest Law Society, the Human Rights Law Society, ACLU and the American Constitution Society present: "Investigating and Litigating Chicago's Burge Torture Scandal." Journalist John Conroy of the Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center and attorney G.

The Wells Fargo Bank Litigation and Reflections on the Public Service Attorney for the Present and for the Future: with Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer

Date: 
11.16.2016
Location: 
Room C
Contact info (email or phone): 

p-woo1@uchicago.edu

The Los Angeles Office of the City Attorney plays a leading role in shaping the future of their city by fighting to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods, reducing gang activity, preventing gun violence, standing up for consumers and the elderly, protecting the environment and much more.

Ensure Access on Election Day!

Date: 
10.27.2016
Location: 
Classroom F
Contact info (email or phone): 

nmaznavi@uchicago.edu

Volunteer on Election Day to conduct ADA accessibility surveys at Chicago Polling Places

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. Speakers:

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel

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: 
Room I
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
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