Other events

Clinical Skills Series -- Structuring Deals

Date: 
10.20.2015
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

In this interactive session, Clinical Professor Jeff Leslie will lead a demonstration of the essential transactional lawyering task of 'structuring' a deal -- using as a baseline a real transaction drawn from the Housing Initiative Clinic's client work.

Part of the Clinical Skills Series, this event qualifies for Keystone Points.

Lunch will be provided.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

EQUAL JUSTICE WORKS 2015 CONFERENCE AND CAREER FAIR

Date: 
10.23.2015 - 10.24.2015
Location: 
Arlington, VA
2015 CONFERENCE AND CAREER FAIR

At the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair, there are opportunities for both pre-scheduled interviews and networking with employers through table talk.

Keystone Points: 
80
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Our Interdisciplinary Legacy - A Panel Celebrating the University's 125th Anniversary

This lunchtime panel explores the Law School’s rich history of interdisciplinary study.

Participating faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Participating faculty: 
Alison L. LaCroix
Participating faculty: 
Martha C. Nussbaum

Field Placement Clinics in Winter and Spring -- Information Session

Date: 
10.06.2015
Location: 
Classroom D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

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 Defense Clinic will be on hand to talk about their work and answer your questions.These clinics run in winter and spring quarters only.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Clemency for Combat Veterans--A New Advocacy Effort at the Law School

Date: 
10.02.2015
Location: 
Seminar Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Mark J. Heyrman

m-heyrman@uchicago.edu

The Law School's Mental Health Advocacy Project is beginning a new advocacy effort this Fall.  Students will represent six combat veterans who have been convicted of one or more homicides while deployed in Iraq or Afghanistan.  All of these men were, at the time of their crimes sufferingg from post-traumatic stress disorder and/or traumatic brain injuries.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Edward Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: The Hon. David Barron

Date: 
02.29.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Staab (sstaab@uchicago.edu)

The Hon. David Barron will present “The Transition from Law Professor to Judge” at this lunch talk.

Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Faculty: 
Justin Driver

Edward Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: The Hon. Robert Wilkins

Date: 
01.22.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Staab (sstaab@law.uchicago.edu)

The Hon. Robert Wilkins will present "A Tale of Two Cities: A Comparison of the Political and Legal Opposition to the Opening of Birth of a Nation in Washington and Chicago" at this lunch talk.

Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Faculty: 
Justin Driver

Lunch Talk | Eric Hattler '93, The Gores Group

Date: 
11.12.2015
Location: 
Classroom III
Contact info (email or phone): 

rsheehan@uchicago.edu
773-702-2694

Please join us for a lunch and candid conversation with Eric Hattler '93, Managing Director & General Counsel of The Gores Group, a Los Angeles-based private equity group.

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open?

Global efforts to limit carbon emissions are to date insufficient to prevent dangerous and rapid warming of the climate.

Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
Participating faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Student organization presenters: 
Environmental Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Law and Technology Society
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