Student Events Podcast

Panel Discussion on Gay Marriage with Professors Mary Anne Case, Martha Nussbaum, David Strauss and Lecturer James Madigan

This panel discussion was recorded on October 20, 2009 and was sponsored by Outlaw, the Law School Democrats, and the Law School Republicans. Mary Anne Case is Arnold I.

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Mary Anne Case
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Martha C. Nussbaum
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David A. Strauss
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Law School Democrats
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M. Gregg Bloche, "Doctors and Interrogators: Implications of the CIA Torture Memos"

M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D., was Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, Professor of Law at Georgetown University, and Non-Resident Senior Fellow (on leave) at the Brookings Institution.   Dr.

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Health Law Society

David Weisbach, "Climate Change: What Do We Know? What Do We Need to Know?"

David Weisbach is Walter J. Blum Professor of Law and Kearney Director of the Program in Law and Economics. This talk was recorded April 22, 2009 and was sponsored by the Environmental Law Society.

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David A. Weisbach
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Environmental Law Society

Jason Schultz, "IP and the Public Interest"

Jason M. Schultz is the Acting Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Before joining Berkeley as a faculty member in the Samuelson Clinic, he was a Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), one of the leading digital rights groups in the world.

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Intellectual Property Law Society

Jeremy Epstein, "Problems of Litigating WWII Art Restitution Claims"

Jeremy Epstein is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago where he teaches a seminar about litigating title disputes in art law. He is a partner in the Litigation Group of Shearman & Sterling and, from 1995-2000, served as head of the Litigation Department.

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Jewish Law Students Association

Adam Cox and Rosalind Dixon: "Immigration and Human Rights: Prospects and Perils"

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.

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Human Rights Law Society

Robert A. Levy, "The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom"

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.

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Federalist Society

Vic Walczak: "Stay Out: Hazleton at Trial and on Appeal"

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.  

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American Civil Liberties Union

Gary Becker and Michael Boykins, "From the Economics of Discrimination to the Economics of Diversity"

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.

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Black Law Students Association
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