ACLU

Michele Goodwin, "Crow after Roe: The New Inequality Paradigms in Pregnancy"

Michele Goodwin, Chancellor's Professor of Law at UC-Irvine, will discuss the turn to policing women's reproduction through laws that criminalize "poor" maternal conduct during pregnancy.

Student organization presenters: 
American Civil Liberties Union
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice

Panel: “Will the Supreme Court Make Disparate Impact Disappear?”

A panel discussion with John Relman, Jeff Leslie, Lee Fennell, and Tara Ramchandani

As part of the Law School's Diversity Month, the panelists discuss the pending Supreme Court Case, "Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project."

Participating faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
Participating faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Student organization presenters: 
American Civil Liberties Union
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association

Congressman Michael Quigley on MSM Blood Donation Ban

Congressman Michael Quigley is a graduate of the Harris School of Policy. He is the Congressman for Illinois's 5th District. Con. Quigley is outspoken against the FDA's ban against blood donation and will be at the law school to share his stance and answer questions from the audience.

Student organization presenters: 
American Civil Liberties Union
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Food and Drug Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Law School Democrats
Student organization presenters: 
OutLaw

Jennifer Levi on Gender Self-Determination & Incarceration for Transgender Criminal Defendants

Date: 
04.04.2014
Location: 
Room II

Jennifer Levi is a graduate of the Law School. Levi is both a celebrated LGBT civil rights liitgator at GLAD and professor of law at Western New England School of Law. Levi litigated the first state court case that won same-sex marriage in Massachussetts and went on to win victories on behalf of transgender criminal defendants.

Outlaw, Law School Democrats, ACLU, ACS, Defenders, & Criminal Law Society present Scott Schoettes on HIV Criminalization

Date: 
04.01.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

ingelhart@uchicago.edu

Scott Schoettes, Senior Staff Attorney & HIV Project Director, of Lambda Legal will present on the topic of HIV criminalization. Mr.

Outlaw, Food Law Society, Law School Democrats, ACS, & ACLU present Congressman Michael Quigley on MSM Blood Donation Ban

Date: 
03.31.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

ingelhart@uchicago.edu

Congressman Michael Quigley is a graduate of the Harris School of Policy. He is the Congressman for Illinois's 5th District. Con. Quigley is outspoken against the FDA's ban against blood donation and will be at the law school to share his stance and answer questions from the audience.

Diversity Month Program: Debate on Affirmative Action

Date: 
01.15.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Federalist Society, American Constitution Society, ACLU, and the Black Law Students Association present a debate on Affirmative Action. Peter Kirsanow and Jose Padilla will be participating in the event.  This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Geographic and Racial Health Disparities in the United States

Date: 
01.10.2012
Location: 
Room I

This Diversity Month event will focus on a presentation by University of Chicago medical students about their service trips in Mississippi and South Dakota.

Faculty: 
Anup Malani

ACS and ACLU Present: Rachel Levinson on Academic Freedom and the First Amendment Since Garcetti v. Ceballos

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Room III

Is academic freedom protected by the First Amendment? Should it be? What are the cases telling us, and why do they suggest that any smart (public-sector) faculty member should refuse to serve on faculty committees and take any criticism of their university straight to the press?

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