APALSA

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.

[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.

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