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Law and Big Data: How Information Analytics Will Change the Law

Date: 
03.17.2017 - 03.18.2017
Location: 
Paris, France
Contact info (email or phone): 

Ms. Curtrice Scott:  curtrice@uchicago.edu

The Big Data revolution is pushing the boundaries of law and jurisprudence. Various regulated activities are shifting from human to data-driven machine control governed by contractual platforms instead of licensing regimes. How should the law address this profound transition? Does Big data transform the law itself — lawyering, judging, lawmaking?

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Anup Malani
Faculty: 
Jonathan S. Masur
Faculty: 
Anthony J. Casey
Faculty: 
Ariel Porat

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!

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

"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.

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