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International Immersion Program Post-Trip Seminar - Trip to The Netherlands

Date: 
05.05.2014
Location: 
Room E
Contact info (email or phone): 

Students who participated in the Law School International Immersion Program study trip to the Netherlands during Spring Break 2014 will share their trip experiences and discuss their research findings on different issues of international law and international organizations.

This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited.

LLMs: Transition from Student to Graduate

Date: 
05.08.2014
Location: 
Classroom I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Maureen McCarthy, mmccarthy@uchicago.edu

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.

Laws Prohibiting Sex-Selective Abortion in the United States: Ending Gender Discrimination or Perpetuating Xenophobia?

Date: 
04.24.2014
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

As part of the anti-abortion movement's legislative campaign, seven states have passed bans on sex-selective abortion and many more are pending, including in Congress. Advocates of the bans argue that they are needed to prevent widespread elimination of female fetuses by Asians in the United States.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Barbara Kolsun on An Introduction to Fashion Law

Date: 
04.28.2014
Location: 
Room D

Barbara Kolsun is the Executive VP and General Counsel of Stuart Weitzman. Ms. Kolsun is one of the most prominent fashion lawyers in Manhattan. She has created in-house legal departments at several luxury retail brands and she has been integral in the crusade against anti-counterfeiting of luxury goods- a problem that threatens the luxury retail businesses that Manhattan’s economy benefits from.

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

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: Jon Vegosen on Practicing Law While Pursuing Your Passion

Date: 
04.07.2014
Location: 
Room V

If you have a passion that you want to pursue while you are practicing law, you don’t have to abandon it. Whatever your passion, and whether or not you play tennis or any other sport, you will find this presentation by Jon Vegosen enlightening and engaging.

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

More Than You Wanted to Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure

In "More Than You Wanted to Know," Omri Ben-Shahar and Carl E. Schneider analyze the most common, and least useful, form of regulation used today—"mandated disclosure." These are laws that require one party to a transaction to give the other information.

The Future of Housing Finance Reform

Date: 
05.07.2014
Location: 
Gleacher Center room 306
Contact info (email or phone): 

Joseph Burton, jburton@uchicago.edu, 773-702-3142

Please join us as Chicago faculty Amir Sufi and Benjamin Keys address their empirical results on how the housing boom and foreclosure crisis happened, and how we can ensure they will not happen again. With focus on Chicago's housing market, Professor Sufi will discuss the lessons of the housing boom and bust, including the dangers of subsidizing household debt.

Clinics in Action—Civil Rights & Police Accountability Clinic

Date: 
02.12.2014
Location: 
Classroom V

Clinics in Action—Civil Rights & Police Accountability Clinic

Should Police Misconduct Records be Public?

Clinic students Italia Patti and Saul Cohen share their experiences arguing a journalist’s right to police misconduct records before the Illinois Court of Appeals.

The event is open to the Law School community.  Lunch is provided.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Graduating Students Class Gift Committee Casino & Game Night

Date: 
02.13.2014
Location: 
South Green Lounge

Graduating Students Casino & Game Night

When:
Thursday, February 13, 2014
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurists Program: Judge Raymond Fisher

Date: 
04.14.2014
Location: 
Law School Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

The Hon. Raymond Fisher of the Ninth Circuit will be on campus for a Student Lunch Talk as part of the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurists Program. The title of his talk is forthcoming.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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