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James B. Comey, '85: "Law Enforcement and the Communities We Serve: Bending the Lines Toward Safety and Justice"

James B. Comey, class of 1985, is the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

James B. Comey, class of 1985, is the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Recorded on October 23, 2015, at the University of Chicago Law School.

Kevin Bales, Defining Slavery in the 21st Century (Introduction by Professor Claudia Flores)

Date: 
10.22.2015
Location: 
Room D

Kevin Bales is Professor of Contemporary Slavery at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation, University of Hull; and Lead Author of the Global Slavery Index He was Co-Founder of Free the Slaves (www.freetheslaves.net

Faculty: 
Claudia M. Flores

Clinical Skills Series -- Structuring Deals

Date: 
10.20.2015
Location: 
Room 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.

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.

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.

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: 
Justin Driver
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