Public Service and Public Interest Law

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

Geoffrey R. Stone, "The Value of the First Amendment"

Geoffrey R. Stone, one of the nation’s leading authorities on constitutional law, is the guest at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi for a conversation with Charles Overby, chairman of the center, about such issues as the value and importance of the First Amendment.

Geoffrey R. Stone, one of the nation’s leading authorities on constitutional law, is the guest at the Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics at the University of Mississippi for a conversation with Charles Overby, chairman of the center, about such issues as the value and importance of the First Amendment.

Careers with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of General Counsel

Date: 
05.11.2016
Location: 
Classroom E

Cissy Huang, of HUD's Region V office, will present a lunch talk for 1L and 2L students on careers with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of General Counsel.

Defending Online Free Speech Cases: Practical Issues for First Amendment Lawyers

Date: 
04.28.2016
Location: 
Classroom D

Paul Alan Levy ('76) of  Public Citizen Litigation Group will address students regarding the defense of online free speech cases.

ACLU of Anchorage - Career Info Session

Date: 
04.18.2016
Location: 
Classroom B

Joshua Decker, '06, ED of ACLU-Anchorage, will discuss his work and career path

Laura Weinrib, "Freedom of Conscience and the Civil Liberties Path Not Taken"

Recent efforts by opponents of same-sex marriage and reproductive rights to reorient their agenda around religious freedom have sparked an explosion of scholarship on religious claims for exemption from generally applicable laws. Professor Weinrib will discuss an early antecedent of this strategy: the campaign by the National Civil Liberties Bureau, the organizational precursor of the ACLU, to secure exemptions from military service for conscientious objectors during the First World War.

Recent efforts by opponents of same-sex marriage and reproductive rights to reorient their agenda around religious freedom have sparked an explosion of scholarship on religious claims for exemption from generally applicable laws.

CLF Swag Sale

Date: 
03.03.2016
Location: 
The Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

Margaret O'Connor, margaretoc@uchicago.edu

CLF will be selling clothing and other swag in the Green Lounge on Thursday from 12:15 PM–1:30 PM. Don't miss this opportunity to purchase your UChicago Law swag before spring break!

PILS Public Interest Networking Breakfast

Date: 
05.12.2016
Location: 
Room D

Talk to students and professors who are interested in public interest law in a casual setting. Food from Yolk will be provided. No RSVP required - drop by at any time.

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will join students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home.”

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Immigration Law Society
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