Public Service and Public Interest Law

Chicago's Best Ideas: Geof Stone, "Understanding Supreme Court Confirmations"

Date: 
01.26.2012
Location: 
Room II

How has the Supreme Court confirmation process changed over the years? Are members of the Senate more prone to oppose nominees today than they were in the past? If so, to what extent is this due to the controversy over the Bork nomination?

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Ambassador James C. Hormel, '58, "Breaking the Pink Ceiling"

Date: 
01.25.2012
Location: 
Room II

Scheming Washington insiders, Congressional power plays, and allegations of pedophilia were not enough to keep James C. Hormel, Class of 1958, from becoming America’s first openly gay ambassador.

LegalNews.com Profiles DHS Attorney and MSU Prof Stephanie Blum '99

Is this a Record profile?: 
No

Stephanie Blum, '99, was recently profiled by LegalNews.com. An excerpt of the article is below:

Class year: 
1999

Public Defender Brownbag Lunch Series Kick-Off

Date: 
01.05.2012
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Classroom V

The Criminal Law Society and its faculty advisor, Professor Siegler, invite interested students to attend the first lunch in the new Public Defender Brownbag Lunch Series, which will be co-sponsored by OCS.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Summer Opportunities in the Kane Center Clinics

Date: 
01.12.2012
Location: 
Room III

This summer, the Kane Center University of Chicago Clinics plan to hire a number of law students to work in their various Clinics and Projects. The Clinics seek energetic, dedicated and motivated students for these positions. Students selected for the summer program will be assigned to one Clinic/Project for the summer and will work on a variety of cases and other matters.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Mark N. Templeton

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Abrams Environmental Law Clinic

Mark N. Templeton is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School.

Criminal Law Society and Office of Career Services presents a Criminal Law Career Panel

Date: 
11.16.2011
Location: 
Law School Room III

The panel will contain four practitioners in criminal law including a former AUSA for the Northern District of Illinois, former State's Attorney, former Federal Defender, and former State Defender.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

White House Champions of Change: Celebrating Public Service Attorneys

Date: 
10.13.2011
Location: 
Auditorium

This is a webcast event and conversation with public service attorneys, law students and faculty, and Attorney General Eric Holder.

Disability Law Society

Currently Active

The purpose of this organization shall be to promote dialogue in the University of Chicago community about special legal issues and social barriers facing people with mental and physical disabilities.

1L Summer Options: Public Service

Date: 
11.07.2011
Location: 
Room III

A 1L summer in public service can be tremendously rewarding.  Learn how to find a public service job and about funding options.

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