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Edward Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: The Hon. Timothy Tymkovich

Date: 
04.18.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Staab sstaab@uchicago.edu

On October 1, 2015, Timothy Tymkovich became the Chief Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, where he has served as a Circuit Judge since 2003. Chief Judge Tymkovich is a graduate of The Colorado College and the University of Colorado School of Law.

Faculty: 
Justin Driver

Giving Day Celebration

Date: 
02.23.2017
Location: 
Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

laurel.lindemann@uchicago.edu

Join the Law School’s Office of External Affairs in celebrating Giving Day, a University-wide effort to honor philanthropy with our alumni, students, and friends.

Stop by the Green Lounge for treats and to write a short note of thanks to the generous alumni who help to support your Law School education!

“Varieties of Independent Directors in Asia: Diversity Revealed” with Professor Daniel Puchniak of National University of Singapore Faculty of Law

Date: 
02.22.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

At first blush, the rise of the independent director in Asia appears to be a straightforward example of a significant legal transplant from the United States to Asia. A few decades ago, independent directors, which are an American legal invention, were virtually non-existent in Asia.  Today, they are ubiquitous throughout Asia. 

JD/MBA Alumni Panel Discussion

Date: 
02.01.2017
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

robinross@uchicago.edu

Dan Dickinson, JD/MBA '87, Managing Partner, HCI Equity Partners, Steve Koch, JD/MBA '82, Deputy Mayor, City of Chicago, and Cary Kochman, JD/MBA '90, Head of North American M&A, Citibank

Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird

Sustainable Development: Concepts and Strategies with Professor Klaus Mathis

Date: 
02.03.2017
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Ndjuoh "Joe" MehChu ndjuoh@uchicago.edu 

The lecture starts by introducing the concept of sustainable development. Subsequently the reciprocal relationship between economic growth and environmental protection will be discussed. In particular, the question whether economic growth damages the environment or whether it is more or less the prerequisite for environmental protection will be examined.

The Hon. John L. Kane Presents: The Problem of Quantitative Reasoning

Date: 
02.02.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Staab (sstaab@uchicago.edu)

Judge John L. Kane has been a United States District Judge since 1977, and became a Senior United States District Judge in 1988.  He received his B.A. in English Literature from the University of Colorado (Boulder) in 1958 and his law degree from the University of Denver in 1961.  He received an honorary LL.D.

Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Negotiation of M&A Stock Purchase Agreement

Date: 
01.24.2017
Location: 
Room V

On January 24, 2017, the Corporate Lab hosted a Mock Negotiation led by three partners from Nixon Peabody of a model stock purchase agreement of a privately-held corporation. David Bronner, who specializes in mergers & acquisitions and corporate counseling, acted as a moderator and struck a balance between student involvement and a spirited negotiation.

Clinics In Action: Immigrant Children, International Law and Evolving U.S. Standards

Date: 
01.10.2017
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

jleslie@uchicago.edu

Professor Maria Woltjen and students from the Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic will lead a discussion of the clinic’s work to incorporate a best-interests-of-the-child standard, drawn from international norms, into U.S. immigration law.

Mexican food lunch will be provided.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Clinic Summer Hiring Information Session

Date: 
01.05.2017
Location: 
Classroom III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jleslie@uchicago.edu

In this session, Jeff Leslie (Director of Clinical and Experiential Learning) will explain the process for applying to work for the Law School clinics in the summer of 2017. Thai food lunch will be served.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

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
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