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Distinguished Visiting Jurist: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Date: 
04.03.2015
Location: 
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Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

The Hon. Ketanji Brown Jackson will present "Fairness in Sentencing: An Examination" at this lunch talk. 

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson received her commission as a United States District Judge in March 2013. Until December of 2014, she also served as a Vice Chair and Commissioner on the United States Sentencing Commission.

Conference: Federal Agency Decision-Making Under Deep Uncertainty

Date: 
05.08.2015 - 05.09.2015
Location: 
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfi@uchicago.edu

Organizers:

  • David Weisbach, University of Chicago Law School
  • Alan Sanstad, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jennifer Nou, University of Chicago Law School

Many federal agencies are required to p

Book talk: Happiness and the Law, with Jonathan Masur

Date: 
02.26.2015
Location: 
Seminary Co-op
Contact info (email or phone): 

773.752.4381 // info@semcoop.com 

Join co-authors John Bronsteen, Christopher Buccafusco, and Jonathan S. Masur for a book talk and signing as they discuss Happiness and the Law. Free and open to the public.

Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur

Women in Academia: Professor Alison LaCroix, "Writing the History of American Law Between the Revolution and the Civil War"

Date: 
02.10.2015
Location: 
Room I

Please join the Law Women's Caucus in welcoming the next speaker in its Women in Academia series, Professor Alison LaCroix. Professor LaCroix's first book, The Ideological Origins of American Federalism, examined the history of federalism as an idea from the colonial era through the founding.

Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

The Twilight of Human Rights Law - Posner and Stone

Date: 
01.27.2015
Location: 
International House, Assembly Hall
Contact info (email or phone): 

773-753-2274

In The Twilight of Human Rights Law — the newest addition to Oxford's highly acclaimed Inalienable Rights series edited by Geoffrey Stone — the eminent legal scholar Eric A. Posner argues that purposefully unenforceable human rights treaties are at the heart of the world's failure to address human rights violations.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner
Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Growth in Financial Markets in China-An Overview by Professor Douglas Levene

Date: 
01.26.2015
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen at aican@uchicago.edu

Professor Douglas Levene is an Associate Professor of Law at the Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China since 2010. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with an S.B. in 1973 and received a M.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University in 1975.

Law School Musical

Date: 
02.19.2015 - 02.20.2015
Location: 
The International House (1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637)
Contact info (email or phone): 

ericajaffe@uchicago.edu

This event is open to the public. Tickets ($10) will be sold 2/16/14 - 2/19/14 in the Green Lounge.

Jorde Symposium: Forgiveness, Law and Justice

Date: 
01.08.2015
Location: 
Courtroom
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Clinics Summer Job Info Session

Date: 
01.09.2015
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, Room K-206, jleslie@uchicago.edu

In summer 2015 the clinical law program plans to hire a number of UChicago Law students to work in the various clinics. Paid summer positions will be open for the following clinics:

Jamba Juice Study Break

Date: 
12.12.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge

Take a break from studying or taking exams and enjoy a Jamba Juice smoothie, courtesy of the Office of the Dean of Students.

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