Dean of Students Office Event

Ferguson and Beyond: Criminal Procedure and Police Killings

Date: 
02.04.2015
Location: 
Room III

A program to continue the ongoing dialog on these important issues. The panel will be moderated by Professor Siegler and will include Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students, Criminal Law Society, BLSA, PILS, SALSA, ACS, APALSA, Defenders, LLSA, LWC, LSRJ, and the Human Rights Law Society.

Corporate and Securities Law Research

Date: 
02.03.2015
Location: 
Room A

Interested in learning how to research a business, a company or an industry?  We have tools to help!

Join Reference Librarians Bill Schwesig and Margaret Schilt for a presentation on Corporate and Securities Law Research Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 12:15 –1:15 PM in Classroom A.  Lunch will NOT be provided but feel free to bring your own. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Research

The New Jim Crow: The Criminal Justice System in the South

Date: 
01.22.2015
Location: 
Rm IV

Co-Sponsored by: Defenders, ACS, BLSA, Spring Break of Service

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students for Diversity Month

Winter Quarter Write-In

Date: 
01.31.2015
Location: 
Rooms 1 & Room A

The Winter Quarter Write-In is a 1-day program geared toward students who need a little structure to complete outstanding papers.  The Law School provides a quiet environment, lunch and snacks, and a proctor to ensure the environment remains quiet and that students adhere to the Write-In rules. Student participants set the rules at the beginning of the day.

Winter Quarter Write-In

Date: 
01.31.2015
Location: 
Rooms 1 & Room A

The Winter Quarter Write-In is a 1-day program geared toward students who need a little structure to complete outstanding papers.  The Law School provides a quiet environment, lunch and snacks, and a proctor to ensure the environment remains quiet and that students adhere to the Write-In rules. Student participants set the rules at the beginning of the day.

Wellness Wednesday: Stress Management and the Importance of Self-Care

Date: 
03.04.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join Dr. David Albert, Director, Student Counseling Service, for a discussion on stress management and self care and knowing when to seek help. Information on Student Counseling Service resources will also be provided. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students as part of its Wellness Wednesday programming.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Chicago’s Best Ideas: Alison Siegler “The Courts of Appeals’ Latest Sentencing Rebellion”

Date: 
04.13.2015
Location: 
Classroom II

For over twenty-five years, federal courts of appeals have rebelled against every Supreme Court mandate that weakens the federal sentencing Guidelines. That rebellion has intensified since the Court dealt a blow to the Guidelines a decade ago by making them advisory, rather than mandatory.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Wellness Wednesday Activity: The Oriental Institute

Date: 
01.07.2015
Location: 
Meet at the VCA Desk

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a tour of The Oriental Institute as part of January's Wellness Wednesday Activity.  Look for Candace Bergeron at the VCA desk and we will all walk over together.  Please see the link below for additional information on the museum.  http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum-exhibits

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Body Language with John Michael Schert

Date: 
03.02.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a presentation by John Michael Schert, Visiting Artist and Social Entrepreneur at Chicago Booth, on the practical applications of body language for lawyers. Attendees will learn to apply a personal practice of physical evaluation in order to better understand how they are perceived and recognize non verbal behaviors.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Interpersonal Skills

The Always Articulate Attorney: Mastering Professional Speaking Skills featuring Marsha Hunter

Date: 
02.26.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a presentation by Marsha Hunter on how to be an articulate attorney. Speak with confidence, look your listeners in the eye, and be what you must soon become: the always articulate attorney.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Oral Communication