This discussion, the inaugural event of the International Human Rights Society, explored the role rights discourse can and should play in advocacy for renewed efforts towards immigration reform under the Obama administration. Adam Cox and Rosalind Dixon are Assistant Professors of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.
Robert A. Levy is chairman of the Cato Institute's board of directors. He joined Cato as senior fellow in constitutional studies in 1997 after 25 years in business. He also sits on boards of the Institute for Justice, the Federalist Society, and the George Mason University School of Law. This talk was recorded December 2, 2008 and was sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Lozano v. Hazleton is the first legal challenge to a local anti-illegal-immigrant ordinance. The ordinance was struck down by a federal district court in 2007, and the case is currently on appeal in the Third Circuit.
Gary Becker is University Professor, Departments of Economics and Sociology at the University of Chicago and winner of the 1992 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences and the National Medal of Science in 2000. Michael Boykins is an attorney and Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee at McDermott, Will, and Emery. This talk was recorded February 26, 2009 and was sponsored by BLSA.
This panel, featuring Bob Labate (Holland & Knight), Jennifer Bjornberg (Holland & Knight), Marci Rolnik(Lawyers for the Creative Arts), and Daliah Saper (Saper Law) was recorded January 14, 2009 and sponsored by The Entertainment and Sports Law Society at the University of Chicago Law School.
This debate between Richard Posner (Senior Lecturer in Law and Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit) and Martha Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics) and Mary Anne Case (Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law) was moderated by Geoffrey Stone (Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor).
Ted Frank is Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a 1994 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded October 16, 2008 and was sponsored by The Federalist Society with help from the John Templeton Foundation.
This panel, featuring Pamela Alexander (Director, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund), Jordan Matyas (State Director, Illinois, Humane Society of the United States), and Delci Winders (Associate at Meyer, Glitzenstein & Crystal) was recorded November 5, 2008, as part of Animal Law Week.
Martha Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded October 30, 2008 as part of the Law School's Diversity Week, and sponsored by Outlaw.