APALSA

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.

Panel: "A Summer Abroad: Who, What, Where, and HOW?"

This student panel, sponsored by the International Law Society, APALSA, China Law Society, and the Office of Career Services, was recorded November 18, 2010.


43:16 minutes (39.62 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
China Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
International Law Society

[RECHEDULED FROM 2/4] APALSA presents Chinese New Year Wine Mess

Date: 
02.11.2011
Location: 
The Green Lounge, The Law School

Join APALSA for a special Wine Mess kicking off the new Chinese New Year of the Golden Rabbit!  Food from Chinatown and special Asian cocktails will be served.

Funded in part by Student Government and OMSA, the Office of MultiCultural Student Affairs.

APALSA, BLSA, and Outlaw present "Sticks, Stones, and the Constitution: The Regulation of Hate Speech"

Date: 
02.14.2011
Location: 
Room IV, Law School

"Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me."

It's unclear, in this day and age, whether or not this adage still holds true.  Join Prof. Geoffrey Stone and Prof. Alexander Tsesis (of Loyola) as they debate the merits-- and the dangers-- of hate speech regulation and the constitution.

Lunch Provided.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

A Summer Abroad: Who, What, Where, and HOW? (A Student Panel Sponsored by ILS, APALSA, and the China Law Society)

Date: 
11.18.2010
Location: 
Room IV, Law School

A Summer Abroad:
Who, What, Where, and HOW?
A Student Panel Sponsored by ILS, APALSA, and the China Law Society

Interested in spending your summer abroad?
We've been there, done that.  We had a blast doing it and gained a ton of awesome experience (and memories).  And now, we'd love to help you do it, too.

APALSA and The China Law Society Present: "'But Confucius Says... ' - Confucianism and Human Rights, Dispelling the Myth"

Date: 
11.10.2010
Location: 
Room V

East Asian countries have long used their Confucian Roots as an "excuse" for the state of human rights within their borders.

As it turns out, though, Confucius may really say otherwise...

Please join us, noted scholar Prof. Mary Buck Young, and Prof. Tom Ginsburg as we attempt to dispel the myth.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

APALSA Presents: "Working Abroad? Get a Head Start! Tips and Pointers For International Legal Research" (Sponsored by LexisNexis)

Date: 
05.18.2010
Location: 
Room F

Presenter: Nikki Harris (LexisNexis)
Generously Sponsored by LexisNexis.

Please sign up on-line at LexisNexis MySchool (http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/myschool_...)
or reply to/e-mail nikki.harris@lexisnexis.com if you're thinking of attending so LexisNexis can have a relative headcount for food :)  Thanks!

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