Public Service and Public Interest Law

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.

Panel on Immigration Reform: "International, National and State Perspectives"

This talk was recorded April 7, 2010, and was sponsored by the Public Interest Law Society at the University of Chicago Law School. It featured: 

60:17 minutes (55.2 MB)

Harvey Silverglate, "Three Felonies a Day"

Harvey Silverglate is of counsel to the Boston law firm of Zalkind, Rodriguez, Lunt & Duncan LLP, and is a practicing lawyer who specializes in criminal defense, civil liberties, and academic freedom/student rights law.

53:01 minutes (48.54 MB)

James L. Santelle '83 Nominated to U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

President Barack Obama nominated Assistant U.S. Attorney James L. Santelle on Monday to be the new U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the White House press office announced.

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Jeffrey Haas, "What Makes Lawyers Passionate About Their Work: A Radical Perspective"

Jeffrey Haas is a 1967 graduate of the Law School and was one of the founders of People's Law Office. He was introduced by Clinical Professor of Law Randolph Stone.

51:49 minutes (47.45 MB)

Alicia Clifford '01 Honored by Sanctuary for Families for Outstanding Pro Bono Work

Alicia Clifford, an associate in the Corporate Department of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, was named as a recipient of the Sanctuary for Families Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Advocacy.

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Spring Break of Service

Currently Active

Spring Break of Service is a group organized by and for those students interested in providing legal services as part of a weeklong volunteer opportunity over spring break.

Criminal Law Society

Currently Active

The purposes of the University of Chicago Criminal Law Society are to promote exploration and discussion about the field of criminal law and to create opportunities for students interested in criminal law by hosting speakers (including practitioners, judges, and members of community organizations), holding networking events, organizing field trips, providing career services programs, and engagi

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