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Fall Quarter Clinic Happy Hour

Date: 
10.17.2013
Location: 
Kane Center Atrium
Contact info (email or phone): 

Erica Zunkel, ezunkel@uchicago.edu

Join us for the Fall Quarter Clinic Happy Hour on Thursday, October 17th at 4:00 PM in the atrium of the Kane Center for Clinical Legal Education. The Clinic Happy Hour is a great chance to meet and chat with clinic faculty members in an informal setting and to learn more about the great work being done in the clinics. There is no agenda, just an informal gathering with snacks, beer, and wine.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
Faculty: 
Erica Zunkel
Faculty: 
Brian Citro

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

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.

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