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Giving Day Celebration

Date: 
02.25.2016
Location: 
Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

laurel.lindemann@uchicago.edu

Join the Law School’s Office of External Affairs in celebrating Giving Day, a University-wide effort to honor philanthropy with our alumni, students, and friends.

Stop by the Green Lounge for coffee and treats on Thursday, February 25 from 10:00 am– 12:00 pm to write a short note of thanks to the generous alumni who help to support your Law School education!

"Why Major International Disputes Can Often Be Better Resolved in Arbitration" by Jones Days Partners Johannes Wilheim and Charles Kotuby

Date: 
02.24.2016
Location: 
Room E
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

  • What is International Arbitration all about?
  • What types of cases are being resolved in Arbitration?
  • Why do parties choose Arbitration?
  • Who are international arbitration lawyers and international arbitrators?
  • How do you become an international arbitration lawyer?

Dr. Johannes P.

Strategies for Neighborhood-Based Development: The Case of Woodlawn

Date: 
05.13.2016
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Ms. Curtrice Scott at curtrice@uchicago.edu

Participants:

Jeff Leslie, University of Chicago Law School (moderator)
John Markowski from the Community Investment Corporation
Bill Eager, Vice President, Chicago Area, Preservation of Affordable Housing ("POAH")
Professor Jim Kelly, Notre Dame School of Law

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
Faculty: 
Lee Fennell

How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas with Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria and Claudia Flores

Date: 
02.15.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

blondellm@uchicago.edu

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, will join students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse will be introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Claudia M. Flores

International Immersion Program Post-Trip Seminar -- Gulf Trip

Date: 
02.08.2016
Location: 
Room B
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

At this seminar, seven students who spent two weeks during the Winter Break in Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates as part of the International Immersion Program will share with the Law School community their experiences traveling to the Gulf and learning about Islamic finance and other issues in the region. They'll also present their IIP research papers.

Lunch from DeRice.

Big Data for Eminent Domain: The Future of Just Compensation with Professor Yun-chien Chang

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Classroom IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

How should the value of a condemned home be assessed for purposes of just compensation? Real estate appraisal was long an art, because science was not an alternative. In the era of big data, property values can be much more objectively and accurately assessed—with hedonic regression models that account for real estate characteristics.

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell

Law and Economics Workshop: Professor Aaron Edlin (Berkeley)

Date: 
05.10.2016
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Professor Catherine Sharkey (NYU)

Date: 
04.26.2016
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Professor Glen Weyl (Chicago)

Date: 
04.12.2016
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar

Law and Economics Workshop: Professor Robert Scott (Columbia)

Date: 
03.29.2016
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
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