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In the Trenches: A Conversation with Eric Garner's Public Defender

Joseph Doyle, Eric Garner's Public Defender, speaks about his experience both with his client and as a New York public defender.

Joseph Doyle, Eric Garner's Public Defender, speaks about his experience both with his client and as a New York public defender. He shares his thoughts on the systemic changes that would help when police officers are the subject of future investigations.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association

IRAP Lunch Talk on Refugees and Human Rights

Date: 
04.13.2015
Location: 
Room E
Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Service to the Community

Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and cosponsored by ACS, APALSA, Criminal Law Society, Defenders, Human Rights Law Society, LLSA, LSRJ, LWC, PILS, and SALSA.

Participating faculty: 
Alison Siegler
Participating faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Participating faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Participating faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Participating faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone

Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and cosponsored by ACS, APALSA, Criminal Law Society, Defenders, Human Rights Law Society, LLSA, LSRJ, LWC, PILS, and SALSA.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Criminal Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Defenders
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Law Women's Caucus
Student organization presenters: 
Latino/a Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Law Students for Reproductive Justice
Student organization presenters: 
Public Interest Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
South Asian Law Students Association

Richard McAdams, "The Expressive Powers of Law: Theories and Limits"

Richard H. McAdams discusses his new book.

When asked why people obey the law, legal scholars usually give two answers: Law deters illicit activities by specifying sanctions, and it possesses legitimate authority in the eyes of society.

CANCELLED: ELS, ACS, and the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic present The Fight Against Mountaintop Removal Mining, featuring Maria Gunnoe

Date: 
02.23.2015
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

nro@uchicago.edu

CANCELLED: due to weather Maria Gunnoe will not be able to attend.

Neal Stern and Seth McNary

Date: 
03.04.2015
Location: 
Room VI

Part of the Corporate Lab Speaker Series.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
David Finkelstein

Josh Leavitt on Contract Negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Date: 
02.25.2015
Location: 
Room VI

Josh Leavitt, a Principal at Much Shelist, advises his clients on a broad range of construction-law matters, including disputes, contracts, and counseling on industry risk. Co-chair of the construction practice, he has over 25 years of construction law experience, and is an elected Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers. On the disputes side, Mr.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
David Finkelstein

Kim Taylor on the Practice of Law as a Law Firm Partner and General Counsel

Date: 
02.17.2015
Location: 
Room VI

Kim Taylor joined the University in August 2014 as Vice President and General Counsel. In this role, she leads the legal team that advises and represents all units of the University.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
David Finkelstein
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