Public Service and Public Interest Law

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar '85 to Deliver 4th Annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. - the state's first elected woman to serve in the Senate - will deliver the fourth annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30 at the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater, Saint John's University, Collegeville.

Class year: 
1985

Environmental Law Society presents National Resource Defense Council's Midwest Office

Henry Henderson is Program Director of the NRDC's Midwest Office. Shannon Fisk is the lead litigation attorney in the Midwest Office regarding coal power plants. This talk was recorded on April 22, 2010 and was sponsored by the Environmental Law Society.


56:16 minutes (51.52 MB)

Thomas E. Perez, "Advancing Equal Opportunity for All: Civil Rights in 2010 and Beyond"

Our nation has undeniably made great progress toward fulfilling the promise of equal opportunity and equal justice.  But our remarkable achievements are milestones along the path rather than the culmination of our journey.  Discrimination and bigotry persist in blatant forms - burned crosses, burned churches, hate-fueled assaults - and in subtle, yet equally devastating, forms.&n


58:56 minutes (53.96 MB)

Fr. Joseph Pius Pietryzk '97 and Harry Korell '93 Named to Legal Services Corporation by President Obama

On June 26, President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key administration posts:

Class year: 
1997
1993

Laura Weinrib

Assistant Professor of Law

Laura Weinrib is a 2003 graduate of Harvard Law School. She completed her PhD in history at Princeton University in 2011. In 2000, she received an AB in literature and an AM in comparative literature from Harvard University. After law school, Weinrib clerked for Judge Thomas L. Ambro of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. From 2009 to 2010, she was a Samuel I.

Thomas E. Perez, "Advancing Equal Opportunity for All: Civil Rights in 2010 and Beyond"

Our nation has undeniably made great progress toward fulfilling the promise of equal opportunity and equal justice.  But our remarkable achievements are milestones along the path rather than the culmination of our journey.  Discrimination and bigotry persist in blatant forms - burned crosses, burned churches, hate-fueled assaults - and in subtle, yet equally devastating, forms. 

Joan E. Neal

Class of 1949 Lecturer in Law

Joan Neal teaches telecommunications law and transactional skills courses, including contract drafting and simulated contract negotiations. Prior to joining the Law School, she spent almost 20 years in Morrison & Foerster's Communications Group, with a focus on regulatory and transactional work in the telecommunications industry.

Environmental Law Society Panel on Litigating Climate Change

Jane Montgomery and Joshua More are partners at Schiff Hardin; Mark Palmero is EPA Associate Counsel Region 5. This talk was recorded April 19, 2010 and sponsored by the Environmental Law Society.


60:27 minutes (55.35 MB)

Gary Haugen, "A New Mandate for Human Rights"

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Gary Haugen '91 for the 2010 Ulysses and Marguerite Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The Schwartz Lectureship is held by a distinguished lawyer or teacher whose experience is in the academic field or practice of public service.


59:26 minutes (54.42 MB)
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