Browse Student Orgs

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    To learn more about the Law Women's Caucus, select a link on the left.

    Contact: lwcboard@lists.uchicago.edu.

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    Law, Inc. (LINC) is a University of Chicago graduate student organization dedicated to issues at the cutting edge of law and business.  LINC links lawyers and business-people with JD, MBA and other professional students for networking events and panel discussions on hot topics and challenging contemporary issues.  LINC is Law & Business @ the University of Chicago.

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    The Legal Forum is the Law School's topical law journal. Its student board annually publishes a volume of articles (by academics and practitioners) and comments (by students) that focus on a single area of the law. Recent volumes include the Law of Sex Discrimination, Antitrust in the Information Age, and Frontiers of Jurisdiction.

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    For 75 years, the National Lawyers Guild has aimed to represent progressive political movements and to protect human rights over property rights in the pursuit of social justice.  The University of Chicago Chapter strives to inform and advocate for considerations of social and economic justice in the study of law, hopes to involve young lawyers in their professional and social duty to thei

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    Founded in 1993, Neighbors is the Law School’s primary community service organization. The group runs a weekly Middle School Leadership Program through an after-school program for students in the community, the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, as well as a one-on-one mentoring program that matches “off-track” students with law student mentors over the course of the school year.

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    Since its founding in 1984, OutLaw has sought to further three goals: to increase social acceptance of gay students at the Law School, to educate the Law School community on the legal status of gays and lesbians, and to provide a supportive atmosphere for gay and lesbian law students.

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    The Public Interest Law Society of the University of Chicago aims to expose students to the wide breadth of public interest law by:

    A) Fostering clear conceptions of the myriad ways lawyers can serve the public interest.

    B) Working with fellow organizations to help students explore public interest activities while in law school.

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    The "Scales of Justice" is the Law School's mixed a capella group. It offers an opportunity for law students to rehearse and perform multi-part arrangements ranging from jazz standards to pop hits.

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    The Securities and Investment Law Society (SILS) has the basic mission of providing informational opportunities to students interested in securities litigation, industry compliance, white collar criminal defense of the securities industry, and investment management law by inviting industry actors to speak, organizing mock investment competitions, and providing a range of other activities direct

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    Open to all students, SALSA encourages anyone with an interest in South Asia to join our organization.

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    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.

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    The St. Thomas More Society is the association for Catholic students at the Law School. Membership is open to anyone interested in learning about Catholic perspectives on legal questions and social issues. Our goal is to provide students, faculty and staff with opportunities to explore the Catholic faith through intellectual discussion, social events, service projects, liturgy and prayer.

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    SALDF is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the lives and advancing the interests of animals through the legal system.  SALDF is dedicated to the goals of educating the law school and surrounding community about forms of institutionalized animal abuse, and engaging in projects that combat that abuse.  SALDF is equally

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    The Edmund Burke Society is a conservative parliamentary debating society. Its membership is drawn largely from the Law School with significant participation by students from other parts of the University. The Society serves as a place where conservatives (and others) can gather and discuss ideas seriously in an amiable atmosphere.

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    A long standing Law School tradition, the annual trivia contest gives students and faculty members a much needed break from the sometimes less (and sometimes more) trivial pursuit of the law. Starting during Winter Quarter, student teams of four compete against each other in subjects ranging from Madonna to mitosis, and everything in between.

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    The Willem C. Vis Arbitration Moot is a prestigious international moot court competition for law students, focusing on International Commercial Arbitration. 282 universities from 68 countries competed in 2011-2012 moot.

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    The happiest hour at the Law School is 4:00 on Friday. With another grueling week of classes behind them, students and faculty alike can put aside law, economics, and other questionable social sciences for a few hours, and go where everybody knows their names.

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    The Winston Churchill Gaming Society serves the members of the gaming hobby at the University of Chicago Law School, promoting the wide variety of boardgames, card games, role-playing games, and computer games that are of interest to the membership. We organize regular gaming events at Wine Mess and at other times.

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    The Women's Mentoring Program facilitates mentoring relationships between 1Ls and Alumni by pairing first year women with female alumni mentors in the Chicago area. The program was founded in the Fall of 1991 by three 1L women for the purpose of connecting first-year women with practicing attorneys and encouraging the development of professional relationships.