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Clinic Summer Hiring in 2016 -- Information Session

Date: 
01.07.2016
Location: 
Classroom III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

This session explains how to apply for summer jobs in the Law School clinics for summer 2016.  Jeff Leslie, Director of Clinical and Experiential Learning, will be on hand to explain the application and interview process and answer your questions.

Lunch from BJ's Market will be provided.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Clinical Skills Series: Legislative and Policy Advocacy

Date: 
01.26.2016
Location: 
Room V

Professor Elizabeth Kregor, Director of the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship, will dis

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Participating faculty: 
Claudia M. Flores
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will join students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home.”

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Immigration Law Society

Markets for Water? A discussion with Richard Sandor and Dan Tarlock, moderated by Mark Templeton

Can markets solve the problem of water scarcity in drought-hit areas? What are the promises and perils of water markets?

Richard Sandor,  Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics

A. Dan Tarlock, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director, Program in Environmental and Energy Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law

Participating faculty: 
Richard L. Sandor
Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Markets for Water? A discussion with Richard Sandor and Dan Tarlock, moderated by Mark Templeton

Can markets solve the problem of water scarcity in drought-hit areas? What are the promises and perils of water markets?

Can markets solve the problem of water scarcity in drought-hit areas? What are the promises and perils of water markets?

Richard Sandor, Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics

A. Dan Tarlock, Distinguished Professor of Law and Director, Program in Environmental and Energy Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law

Clinics in Action: International Human Rights Clinic with Claudia Flores & Brian Citro

Date: 
05.10.2016
Location: 
Room V

Clinics in Action:  International Human Rights Clinic. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Clinical Skills Series: Legislative Lobbying with Elizabeth Kregor

Date: 
01.26.2015
Location: 
Room V

Clinical Skills Series:  Legislative and Policy Advocacy.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Edward Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: The Hon. John Owens

Date: 
05.16.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Staab (sstaab@law.uchicago.edu)

The Hon. John Owens will present "The Clerk, The Thief, His Life As A Baker: Ashton Embry and the Supreme Court Leak Scandal of 1919" at this lunch talk. On December 16, 1919, Ashton Fox Embry, law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Joseph McKenna, abruptly resigned from the position he had held for almost nine years. His explanation? His fledgling bakery business required his undivided attention.

Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Faculty: 
Justin Driver
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