Public Service and Public Interest Law

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)

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.

Class year: 
1983

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)
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