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Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law

Date: 
10.15.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfallon@ij.org

Sometimes law students are told they have two options: a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty. This isn’t true. On October 15, Bob McNamara, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ.

Blueberry Soup documentary screening and filmmaker Q&A

Date: 
11.18.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

aican@uchicago.edu

The Blueberry Soup Outreach Tour is a year long nationwidescreening and discussion series based around the themes ofcommunity participation found in the people’s movement in Icelandthat lead to the rewriting of the nation’s constitution.

Winter/Spring Field Placement Clinics -- Information Session

Date: 
10.08.2014
Location: 
Classroom C

Come learn about the winter/spring field placement clinics!  Clinical faculty from the Gendered Violence and the Law Clinic; the Poverty and Housing Law Clinic; and the Prosecution and Defe

Faculty: 
Neha Lall
Faculty: 
Lawrence Wood
Faculty: 
Lisa Noller

Dean's Roundtable | Cas Holloway '02, Bloomberg LP

Date: 
11.19.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge Conference Room
Contact info (email or phone): 

rsheehan@uchicago.edu
773-702-2694

Please join us for a lunch event featuring Cas Holloway ‘02, Deputy Chief Operating Officer of Bloomberg LP. Formerly Deputy Mayor for Operations in New York City, Holloway oversaw eleven mayoral agencies and offices including the Departments of Buildings, Sanitation, Environmental Protection, and Information, Technology and Telecommunications.

Application of a Human Rights-Based Approach to Climate Geoengineering: Wil Burns and Prof. David Archer

Date: 
10.09.2014
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Pledges made by parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change put the world on course for temperature increases of 3 to 3.9 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100. Some researchers believe that even these projections are overly optimistic.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Alumni Lunch Talk | From Private Practice to Government Service | James Cole '95

Date: 
10.13.2014
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

rsheehan@uchicago.edu
773-702-2694

Please join us for a lunch event featuring James Cole ’95, who is President Obama’s nominee for General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Education.

Clinic Reception

Date: 
08.21.2014
Location: 
Kane Center - Clinic Atrium
Contact info (email or phone): 

jleslie@uchicago.edu

Take a break from OCI to join clinic faculty and fellow students for a reception in the Kane Center atrium. All law students are welcome. Refreshments will be served. 4 - 6 pm.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Booth Business Course Offerings for 2014-15

Date: 
05.20.2014
Location: 
ROOM V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Leslie Lichtenstein
lichtenstein@uchicago.edu

Please join Douglas Baird and Jonathan Masur to learn about the new business courses which will be offered at the Law School in the 2014-15 academic year. Through funding from the Doctoroff Business Leadership Program, these business courses taught by Booth faculty will be available to all law students.

Lunch will be provided. Seating is limited.

Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur

More than You Wanted to Know: Lunch talk with Omri Ben-Shahar

Date: 
05.13.2014
Location: 
IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu

Join us for a Lunch Talk with Omri Ben-Shahar on his new book: "More than You Wanted to Know: the Failure of Mandated Disclosure." 

Professor Ben-Shahar's new book, coauthored with Carl Schneider, takes on the form of regulation we encounter daily.

Lunch will be provided.

 

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
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