Other events

Spring Clinic Reception

Date: 
05.15.2014
Location: 
Kane Center Clinic Atrium (across the Breezeway)
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

Join us in winding down the academic year!  Come chat with clinic faculty members and learn more about the great work being done in U of C's legal clinics.  There will be a brief program at 4:30 to explain the registration and participation rules that apply to clinics. Current 1Ls and other non-clinic students are especially encouraged to attend.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

A Fireside Chat with David Sacks '98, Founder and CEO of Yammer

Date: 
05.02.2014
Location: 
Classroom V

Please join Professor Todd Henderson for an engaging discussion with Yammer Founder and CEO, David Sacks. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

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

Featuring a conversation with

  • Amir Sufi, Chicago Board of Trade Professor of Finance at the Chicago Booth School of Business
  • Benjamin Keys, Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

Moderated by

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