Christian Legal Society

St. Thomas More Society presents Justice Anne Burke, "How the Priest Abuse Crisis Strengthened My Faith"

Date: 
05.08.2013
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Brett Swearingen: brett.swearingen@gmail.com

Laura LaPlante: laural@uchicago.edu

The St. Thomas More Society, along with Law Women's Caucus, Christian Legal Society, and Criminal Law Society present

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke

"How the Priest Abuse Crisis Strengthened My Faith"

Wednesday, May 8th, 12:15 pm

Law School Classroom V

Lunch from Medici Provided

Nicholas Wolterstorff, "Engaging the University as a Christian"

Nicholas Wolterstorff is Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus at Yale University and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. This event was recorded on October 12, 2011 and sponsored by the Christian Legal Society.


44:24 minutes (40.65 MB)

Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary? A Case Study of Human Trafficking in China

Date: 
04.22.2011
Location: 
Room V, The Law School

Prof. Maria Woltjen of the Law School’s Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic and several of her students discuss their experiences over the past year, including work on a field report on human trafficking in China.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Directing Traffic: The Migration Patterns and Consequences of Human Trafficking

Date: 
04.21.2011
Location: 
Room V

Prof. Charlotte Walker, head of the Human Rights Department at the University of Chicago, considers the impact of migration and criminal laws on sex trafficking—and vice versa—using in particular data and information from the EU, Turkey, and the Near East.

Pro Bono Coffee Mess (Part of Human Trafficking Series)

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

Join local non-profit organizations, PILS, and Susan Curry in the Green Lounge for a special Pro Bono Coffee Mess.  Organizations specializing and/or dealing with human trafficking, domestic violence, and gender violence victims will be on hand to provide information on legal and non-legal volunteer opportunities.

Human Trafficking: Global Problems, Global Solutions (Afternoon Lecture)

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Courtroom

Prof. Mohamed Mattar-- of the Georgetown Law Center and Johns Hopkins University's SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies) will present his research on the constitutional limitations and judicial application of various human trafficking statutes.  Prof.

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

Human Trafficking: Global Problems, Global Solutions (Lunch Panel)

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Room III

Prof. Mohamed Mattar of the Georgetown Law Center and Johns Hopkins University’s SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies) will discuss, along with Prof. Tom Ginsburg, this growing international human rights problem and the importance (and lack of) international state cooperation.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

"Humans For Sale-- and Redemption" (Part of Human Trafficking Series)

Date: 
04.11.2011
Location: 
Room I, The University of Chicago Law School

Ms. Reena Bajowala, an associate at Jenner & Block, kicks off the Law School's weeklong series on Human Trafficking.  She will provide an introduction and overview of the topic-- definitions, statutes, impact, etc., as well as share her personal and professional experiences and involvement in pro bono work in this area.

ILS and CLS present "Moral Reasoning in International Law"

Date: 
05.13.2010
Location: 
Law School, Room D

2L James Tierney will discuss a forthcoming book chapter he co-authored with Professor Roger Alford at Pepperdine Law, arguing that cognitive moral reasoning processes are crucial for understanding whether and how people talk about compliance with international law.  The chapter will be published in the upcoming "The Role of Ethics in International Law."

Christian Legal Society presents Paul Carozza: "Religion, Law, & Human Rights"

Date: 
04.28.2010
Location: 
Room IV

Paolo Carozza is the Director of the Notre Dame Law School’s program in international human rights law. His  expertise is in the areas of comparative law, human rights, and international law. Prof.

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