Criminal Law Society

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

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.

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

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.

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

The Law Women’s Caucus presents Judge Diane Wood and Judge Virginia Kendall, "Women in the Judiciary"

Date: 
04.24.2013
Location: 
Room V

Z&H will be provided!

Co-sponsored by American Constitution Society, Law School Republicans, Criminal Law Society, Neighbors, and the Domestic Violence Project

Faculty: 
Diane P. Wood
Faculty: 
Virginia Kendall
Faculty: 
Emily Buss

Diversity Month Program: The Impact of Gangs on the Criminal Justice System and Chicago's South Side

Date: 
01.22.2013
Location: 
Room I
Neighbors, The South Asian Law Students Association, and The Criminal Law Society Present: 
The Impact of Gangs on the Criminal Justice System and Chicago's South Side
Rudy Nimocks, Director of Community Partnerships at the University of Chicago and former Chicago Police Chief, Herschella Conyers, Clinical Professor: Criminal and Juvenile Jus

Diversity Month Program: Standish Willis on Race and Mass Incarceration in Chicago

Date: 
01.18.2013
Location: 
Room V.

Criminal defense attorney Standish E. Willis is quick to make enemies in his work, but only because he insists on doing the right thing. Born in Chicago on August 16, 1941, the ex-gang member-turned-lawyer simply followed his conscience in choosing to take on unpopular clients whose civil rights are violated.

Public Defender Brownbag Series: Nuts & Bolts of Loan Repayment on a Public Interest Salary

Date: 
05.03.2012
Location: 
Room V

Come learn about your options for making a public interest career path—including public defender careers—affordable. This event will feature a presentation by Dean Perry, Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid. Dean Perry will discuss how the Law School can assist you as you begin your public interest job after graduation.

Criminal Law Society presents Public Defender Brownbag Series: Fellowship Panel

Date: 
04.06.2012
Location: 
Room V

Panelists will discuss their fellowship experiences and their advice on preparing and applying for a fellowship. They will share how their fellowships have prepared them for criminal defense-related work and will highlight opportunities for internships, jobs, and fellowships at the organizations they have worked for.

About the panelists: