APALSA

Panel: "Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings"

This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.

The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and cosponsored by ACS, APALSA, Criminal Law Society, Defenders, Human Rights Law Society, LLSA, LSRJ, LWC, PILS, and SALSA.

Participating faculty: 
Alison Siegler
Participating faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Participating faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Participating faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Participating faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Criminal Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Defenders

David Lat, "Supreme Ambitions: Jurisdiction, Gender, Judging"

With Commentary by Professor Alison LaCroix

Participating faculty: 
Alison L. LaCroix
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

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

APALSA, Law Womens Caucus, ACS and Outlaw present Judge Pamela Chen (E.D.N.Y.)

Date: 
04.03.2014
Location: 
Room V

APALSA, LWC, ACS and Outlaw present Judge Pamela Chen (E.D.N.Y.), the first openly gay Article III judge. Judge Chen is a Chicago native. She received her B.A. from University of Michigan, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Diversity in Public Interest Panel

Date: 
02.07.2014
Location: 
Room I

This Diversity Month program features a panel of minority attorneys discussing their work in public interest and the reasons less minority student pursue work in public interest fields. Organized by Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Black Law Students Association, Latino/a Law Students Association, Public Interest Law Society, and South Asian Law Students Association.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Helen Wan, "The Partner Track"

Helen Wan is Associate General Counsel at the Time Inc. division of Time Warner.  Before that, she practiced corporate and media law in firms in New York.  Born in California and raised near Washington, D.C., Wan is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia School of Law.


62:42 minutes (57.41 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

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
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