Student Events Podcast

Joyce Tischler, "The History of Animal Law"

Joyce Tischler is co-founder of the Animal Rights Defense Fund. This talk was recorded on April 4, 2012 and was sponsored by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.

80:41 minutes (73.87 MB)

David Wolfson, "Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law"

“Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law” with David Wolfson, Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School, Partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP was recored on April 3, 2012.

60:56 minutes (55.8 MB)

David Favre, "CITES: A Mess or Just Stumbling Along for Endangered Species?"

David Favre is Professor of Law & The Nancy Heathcote Professor of Property and Animal Law at the Michigan State University College of Law. This talk was recorded on April 2, 2012.

56:00 minutes (51.28 MB)

Dream Jobs: How Two Alumni Found Theirs and What They Can Tell You About the Future of Legal Services

Dan Currell, '97, and Anna Ivey, '97, both graduated from the Law School fifteen years ago. They both started their careers practicing law at large law firms, and fairly quickly realized that their talents, education, and skills could open other doors. Through hard work and a lot of creative career thinking, Dan and Anna both found the jobs they were born to do.

66:55 minutes (61.27 MB)

Diverse Attorneys Career Panel

This Diversity Month event, recorded on January 13, 2011, featured lawyers from ethnic minority groups who spoke to students about working in different areas of law. Lawyers from government, academia, public interest, traditional law firm, non-traditional law firms were invited. Speakers included Harpreet Chahal, Glenn McKeon, and Oscar Alcantara.

53:30 minutes (48.99 MB)

BLSA presents Charlotte Walker-Said, "The HIV/AIDS Crisis in Africa and the Creation of 'Diseased Minorities'"

Charlotte Walker-Said is a Human Rights Lecturer at the University of Chicago and an African historian by training. Recently, her research has focused on gender, religion, governance, and economic expansion in West and Equatorial Africa.

60:07 minutes (55.05 MB)

"Clinics In Action: The Mental Health Advocacy Project Challenges Illinois' Decision to Close Three State Hospitals"

Illinois operates nine inpatient psychiatric facilities housing approximately 1300 persons.  Faced with a substantial budget deficit, on September 8, 2011, the State announced its intention to close three of these facilities.  The State has also announced that it does not intend to fund alternative services in the community.  Because inpatient care is generally brief,

59:05 minutes (54.09 MB)

IPLS presents "Practical Tips to Prepare You To Succeed in the Legal Profession"

This panel was recorded on November 17, 2011, and was sponsored by The Intellectual Property Law Society and Richard Linn American Inn of Court. The panel included:

85:06 minutes (77.91 MB)

Neighbors and BLSA present "How to Fix Our Schools"

Neighbors and BLSA hosted a panel on public education on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  The following questions are a sample of the issues discussed:
  • What does law have to do with education/education reform?
  • What is currently the biggest opportunity and the biggest obstacle in working with labor management?

61:19 minutes (56.14 MB)

Christopher Manning, "Earl B. Dickerson: Legal Luminary; Hyde Park Legend"

Christopher Manning is Associate Professor & Undergraduate Director in the Loyola University Chicago Department of History. This event was recorded on October 21, 2011, and was sponsored by the Black Law Students Association.

40:03 minutes (36.67 MB)
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