Public Service and Public Interest Law

Julia Horwitz '12 Talks with WNYC's "On the Media" about EPIC/DHS Suit

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The Electronic Privacy Information Center just won a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, requiring the federal agency to release documents about the so-called "internet kill switch." Bob speaks with EPIC's Julia Horwitz about the lengthy battle with DHS, and the difficulty in getting information out of the notoriously opaque a

Class year: 
2012

Aaron Lindstrom '04 Named MI Solicitor General

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From MLive.com:

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Thursday that a Grand Rapids lawyer will take over as the state's solicitor general.

Class year: 
2004

Allyson Ho '00 Reappointed to Texas Judicial Council

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From the Texas Office of the Governor:

Gov. Rick Perry has reappointed Allyson Ho of Dallas and Richard Figueroa of Brenham to the Texas Judicial Council for terms to expire June 30, 2019. The council studies and reports on the organization and practices of the Texas judicial system.

Class year: 
2000

Mythili Raman '94: Accomplished Prosecutor Seeking Justice in New Role

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Earlier this year, President Obama appointed Mythili Raman, ’94 (née Tharmaratnam), as Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). Her new role, in which she oversees nearly 600 staff attorneys and works closely with 93 U.S.

Class year: 
1994

Defenders

Currently Active

Defenders is a student group focused on programming related to indigent defense and public defender work, and on creating a network for students interested in being public defenders. We encourage all to attend and participate!

Please contact current President James Dubray at  jdubray@uchicago.edu for more information .

Meet the Corporation Counsel: Careers with the City of Chicago Law Department

Date: 
10.10.2013
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry - currys@uchicago.edu

Zachary Togami - ztogami@law.uchicago.edu

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, will lead a panel to discuss careers and other opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls of the University of Chicago Law School.

 

The panel of speakers will be comprised of:

Steve Patton, City of Chicago Corporation Counsel

Manish Shah '98 Nominated to US District Court for Northern District of Illinois

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From the Chicago Sun-Times:

WASHINGTON–President Barack Obama on Thursday tapped Manish Shah, a federal prosecutor, to be a federal judge in the Chicago-based Northern District of Illinois.

Class year: 
1998

John Emerson '78 Confirmed as Ambassador to Germany

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From the US Embassy website:

John B. Emerson was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 1, 2013 as U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany and presented his credentials to German President Joachim Gauck on August 26, 2013. He and his family arrived in Berlin on August 15, 2013.

Class year: 
1978

Morning Edition Looks at New FBI Director James Comey '85's To-Do List

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From NPR.org:

For the first time in years, there's new leadership at the FBI. Attorney General Eric Holder conducted the swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday. While Jim Comey starts his job Thursday, he's been working to get ready for years — preparing for threats ranging from terrorist bombings to cyber attacks.

Class year: 
1985
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