In 1959, University of Chicago law professor Philip Kurland approached his dean about starting a new faculty-run legal journal, the first of its kind, meant to be a “sustained, disinterested, and competent criticism” of the United States Supreme Court.
This Diversity Month event, recorded on January 13, 2011, featured lawyers from ethnic minority groups who spoke to students about working in different areas of law. Lawyers from government, academia, public interest, traditional law firm, non-traditional law firms were invited. Speakers included Harpreet Chahal, Glenn McKeon, and Oscar Alcantara.
Join us for the 15th annual Chicago Law Foundation Auction. Bid on great items, enjoy food and drink, and support public interest law! Bring your friends and your money. All proceeds benefit students dedicating their summers and their careers to public interest law.
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?
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.
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.