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Why Public Defense? A Conversation with a Cook County Public Defender

Date: 
12.04.2014
Location: 
Room V

Join Defenders for a conversation with Cook County Public Defender Jonathan Bedi on why he chose the career of public defense, how he became a public defender, and to learn more about his current practice in the Cook County public defenders office.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

How Should We Interpret Our Constitutions? Baude/Harel debate

Date: 
11.25.2014
Location: 
Room I

The American Constitution Society & The Federalist Society present

“How Should We Interpret our Constitutions? A Debate between Professors Baude and Harel”

Faculty: 
William Baude

Free Speech on Campus

Date: 
11.24.2014
Location: 
Room III

In July 2014, "in light of recent events nationwide that have tested institutional commitments to free and open discourse” on college campuses, President Robert J. Zimmer appointed a distinguished faculty committee, chaired by Professor Geoffrey R. Stone, to draft a policy statement for the University of Chicago articulating the University's commitment to freedom of expression.

Three, Not Two, Concepts of Liberty - Dewey Lecture with Axel Honneth

Date: 
11.12.2014
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom
Contact info (email or phone): 

Erin Wellin, ewellin@uchicago.edu,773-834-4326

Reception follows.

Lunch Panel Talk: Urban Development's Impact on Low Income Housing

Date: 
11.20.2014
Location: 
II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Andrew Sullivan
andrewcsullivan@uchicago.edu
Marjorie Holme
mholme@uchicago.edu

Balancing Act
Urban Development and Gentrification's Impact on Low Income Housing

The Public Interest Law Society, Law of the Land, and the Kreisman Initiative on Housing Law and Policy welcome you to join in a discussion on urban redevelopment, the gentrification that it creates, and the impacts of low-income housing.

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Blueberry Soup: How Iceland changed the way we think about the world?

Date: 
11.18.2014
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

Blueberry Soup is an extraordinary documentary by Eileen Jerrett about the constitutional
change in Iceland following the financial crisis of 2008. This is a notwellknown story
of grassroots crowdsourced constitutionalism.
The film is a deeply touching account of a concerned group of citizens reinventing democracy

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

The South China Sea Dispute by Professor Bernard Oxman

Date: 
11.06.2014
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

Professor Bernard Oxman, Richard A. Hausler Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law, will discuss the situation in the South China Sea and the dispute among the countries surrounding it.  

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