Other events

Negotiation of M&A Stock Purchase Agreement

Date: 
01.24.2017
Location: 
Room V

David Bronner and a panel of seasoned mergers & acquisitions lawyers from Nixon Peabody LLP, will stage an interactive "mock negotiation" in Classroom V during the Corporate Lab class of the Law School between 4:00 and 6:00 pm on January 24, 2017.  All students of the Law School interested in the inner workings of a merger and acquisition purchase agreement neg

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.

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
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