Public Service and Public Interest Law

Jennifer Levi '92: Fighting for Equal Rights, One Case at a Time

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Yes

Earlier this year, Jennifer Levi, ’92, received the highest honor bestowed by the National LGBT Bar Association, its Dan Bradley Award, for her leadership toward equality under the law.

Class year: 
1992

Tom Miles' Post to SCOTUSblog Voting Rights Act Symposium

Online VRA symposium: Social science goes to court
Adam Cox and Thomas Miles
SCOTUSblog
September 13, 2012

The Constitution need not be read to require that Congress amass social scientific evidence before exercising its power to enforce the Fourteenth Amendment.  Surprisingly, however, lower courts confronting a slew of recent challenges to the Voting Rights Act have come close to imposing such a requirement.  If the Supreme Court holds Congress to that standard, the Act is in seriou

Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles

1L Summer Options: Public Service

Date: 
10.31.2012
Location: 
Room II

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

University of Chicago Law School Postgraduate Public Interest Law Fellows

University of Chicago Law School 2016-2017 Postgraduate Public Interest Fellows

  • Cornelius Cornellsen –  Amnesty International/Mikva Fellowship (New York, NY)
  • Ainsley Dowling – ACLU of Hawai'i (Honolulu,HI)
  • Joel Kim – Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (San Francisco, CA)
  • Elise Meyer – Public International Law & Policy Group (Washin

Michele Ruiz '94 and Diana White '81 Named to Screening Committee for Federal Judges in the Northern District

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No

From Senator Durbin's press release:

Class year: 
1994
1981

Profile of Oregon Supreme Court Chief Justice Tom Balmer '77

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No

From BrieflyLegalPDX:

One would not necessarily expect to find the Oregon Supreme Court’s chief justice rocking out to the Decemberists or the Shins at the Crystal Ballroom … unless one knew Tom Balmer.

Class year: 
1977

Richard Epstein and Andrew Koppelman, "The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act"

Todd Itami, rising third-year student in the University of Chicago Law School, moderates a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's healthcare program at an event on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School.


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Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Richard Epstein and Andrew Koppelman, "The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act"

Todd Itami, rising third-year student in the University of Chicago Law School, moderates a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's healthcare program at an event on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School.

Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Geof Stone Presented with 2012 Legal Legends Award by American Constitution Society

2012 Legal Legends Award Luncheon
ACSLaw.org
July 11, 2012

More than three hundred attendees packed Union League Club of Chicago for the Seventh Legal Legends Luncheon hosted by the Chicago Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society.  The Honorable Peter Flynn of the Circuit Court of Cook County served as the program's emcee.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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