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Clinical Skills Series: Writing Persuasively

Date: 
11.21.2016
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Sarah Konsky, konsky@uchicago.edu

Professor Sarah Konksy, Director of the Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic, continues our ongoing Clinical Skills Series with a discussion of tips and strategies for persuasive writing.  

Thai food lunch will be provided.

Faculty: 
Sarah M. Konsky

"New Trends in EU Consumer Protection: A Human Right?" with Professor Carlos Moreiro Gonzalez and 3L Margaret O'Connor

Date: 
11.18.2016
Location: 
Room B
Contact info (email or phone): 

Professor Carlos Moreiro Gonzalez and Ms. O'Connor will discuss the legal foundations and implementation of consumer protection in the EU, the international investment tribunals and the challenges the enforcement of their awards can pose for the European Court of Justice’s so-called “principle of legitimate expectations” and the stability of foreign investment.

Professor Carlos Moreiro Gonzalez is the Chair of Department of International Public Law at the Graduate School of Law, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain. Ms. Margaret O'Connor is a 3rd year student at the Law School.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited. Boxed lunches provided.

Leaders of Color’s Politics & Identity Series: Diversity in Politics

Date: 
11.03.2016
Location: 
Institute of Politics, 5707 S Woodlawn Ave Chicago, IL 60637
Contact info (email or phone): 

mramsey1@uchicago.edu

The Leaders of Color’s Politics & Identity Series (P&I) would like to invite Law School students to its first community conversation, “Diversity in Politics!” We will be discussing topics such as equal representation in legislature and the intersection of personal identities and political beliefs.

Prosecution and Defense Clinic -- Information Session

Date: 
10.26.2016
Location: 
Classroom E
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

Come learn about the Prosecution and Defense Clinic!  This clinic is unique in requiring students to line up their own field placements in a prosecutor's office or public defender's office prior to the winter quarter.  Deadlines are fast approaching.  At this information session, Prof. Lisa Noller will be on hand to talk about the clinic and answer questions.

Faculty: 
Lisa M. Noller

Fall Clinic Reception

Date: 
10.20.2016
Location: 
Kane Center Atrium
Contact info (email or phone): 

jleslie@uchicago.edu

Come mingle with clinic students, faculty and staff, win a prize in our clinic trivia game, and learn more about the great work being done in the clinics.  We'll provide light refreshments.  All students are welcome, clinic and non-clinic students alike!

Clinics In Action -- Exoneration Project Clinic

Date: 
10.17.2016
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Joshua Tepfer, jtepfer@uchicago.edu

Clinical Professor Josh Tepfer leads a panel discussion of the wrongful convictions of two Exoneration Project Clinic clients, Ben Baker and Clarissa Glenn, at the hands of a corrupt crew of Chicago police officers.  Panelists include Ben Baker, Clarissa Glenn, former police officer Shannon Spalding, journalist Jamie Kalven, and EP clinic student Regina Wood. 

Faculty: 
Joshua Tepfer

October Term 2016: Highlights & Perspectives

In this First Monday event, Law School faculty discuss their insight and opinions on upcoming United States Supreme Court cases and the issues currently facing the Court.

Featuring:

Anthony J. Casey, '02, Professor of Law and Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar

Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Assistant Professor of Law

Participating faculty: 
Anthony J. Casey
Participating faculty: 
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
Participating faculty: 
David A. Strauss
Participating faculty: 
Sarah M. Konsky
Participating faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles

2016-2017 International Immersion Program Infomation Session

Date: 
10.04.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Law School offers three international immersion trips for the 2016–2017 school year. The trips will take place during the Spring Break in March 2017 in Hong Kong and Singapore, in The Netherlands, and in Russia.

Stout Luncheon - Making an Impact: How Women Lawyers Can Drive Change

Date: 
10.06.2016
Location: 
Law School, Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

afruland@uchicago.edu

The Office of External Affairs Invites you to the Annual Stout Luncheon

to discuss Making an Impact: How Women Lawyers Can Drive Change

featuring Jeanne Cohn-Connor, ’84, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

12:15 p.m.–1:20 p.m.

Classroom V

Richard Posner: An Unauthorized Take from the Authorized Biographer

Date: 
10.04.2016
Location: 
Classroom III

Richard Posner is the most important judge of his generation, and perhaps the most iconoclastic.  In this new biography, Attorney William Domnarski helps put this intellectual giant into perspective, while also providing insight into the development of Law and Economics a

Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner
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