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Rashida Manjoo, "Violence Against Women Around the World: Trends, Challenges, and Solutions"

Based on media reports, it appears that sexual violence against women is increasing around the world, particularly in India and Egypt. Are the rates increasing or just the reporting of the crimes?  Governments and advocates around the world have been working on eradicating gender-based violence, including domestic violence and violence in prisons, for decades.


60:13 minutes (55.14 MB)

Panel Discussion, "Women in Prison: Causes, Conditions, and Consequences Around the World"

There has been an increase in the rate of women’s imprisonment in many countries around the world.  Yet many countries fail to adequately address the unique issues raised when women are deprived of their liberty.  The panelists will discuss the causes of the increase in rates of imprisonment, including the global war on drugs and drug use.  They will also address the conditions o


95:59 minutes (87.89 MB)

Panel Discussion, "Women in Prison: Causes, Conditions, and Consequences Around the World"

There has been an increase in the rate of women’s imprisonment in many countries around the world.  Yet many countries fail to adequately address the unique issues raised when women are deprived of their liberty.  The panelists will discuss the causes of the increase in rates of imprisonment, including the global war on drugs and drug use.  They will also address the conditions o

The Corporate Lab: Information Session

Date: 
05.21.2013
Location: 
Room V

Transactional Practice and the Corporate Lab

An Information Session

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 12:25 p.m.

Room V

Please join the Corporate Lab and the following panelists:

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer
Faculty: 
David Finkelstein
Faculty: 
Ellis A. Regenbogen

Todd Henderson in Conversation with Peter Sagal about "Constitution USA"

Does the U.S. Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Peter Sagal—host of "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"—recently hit the road to find out. In his new four-part PBS series, Sagal travels across the country by motorcycle in search of how the U.S. Constitution works and how it doesn't; how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart.

LLMs: Transition from Student to Graduate

Date: 
05.16.2013
Location: 
Classroom IV

LLM students are invited to attend this “Transition from Student to Graduate” session. Share your experiences from your time at the Law School with Dean Schill, and learn more about the services and opportunities the Law School provides for alumni from the Office of External Affairs.

Lunch will be provided.

Cass Sunstein and "Simpler: The Future of Government"

Date: 
05.14.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Institute of Politics: politics@uchicago.edu

Cutting-edge research is having a growing influence on our understanding of more than just human incentives, but on the very structures of government, business and politics. Long at the forefront of that research, University of Chicago law professor Cass R.

Clinical Law Program Information Session - Part 2 of 2

Date: 
05.20.2013
Location: 
Classroom II

The Clinical Law Program will host information sessions during lunch on May 13th and 20th for 1Ls and other students considering participating in the clinics during their time at the Law School.  Students are welcome to come to either or both lunches, as each will showcase different clinics.  Each session will also include an overview of the rules and administrat

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
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