Special Event (Promote to Front Page)

Lunch Talk: Suburbanization of Poverty

Date: 
04.15.2015
Location: 
Harris School, 1155 E. 60th, Room 140C
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

A lunch talk with

Charles Witherington-Perkins, Director of Planning and Community Development, Village of Arlington Heights

and

Gail Schechter, Executive Director, Open Communities

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell

The Battle for Standing: Fighting for the Right To Be Heard in Politics

Date: 
04.16.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen at aican@uchicago.edu

Tel:773-702-0184

Born in Canada, educated at the University of Toronto and Harvard, Michael Ignatieff is a university professor, writer and former politician.

Levi Distinguished Visiting Jurist: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Date: 
04.03.2015
Location: 
v
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

Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Jennifer Nou

Kelo Ten Years Later

Date: 
05.13.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

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

Kelo Ten Years Later: The Impact on Eminent Domain, Property Rigths, and Homes

Lunch talk panel with Ilya Somin, George Mason University, Nadia Nasser-Ghodsi, University of Chicago Law School, and Lee Fennell, University of Chicago Law School

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell

Pro Bono Service Initiative Recognition Luncheon

Date: 
05.13.2015
Location: 
Room I

Featured speaker
Jonathan Baum, ’82, Director of Pro Bono Services, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

 Lunch will be served

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 S. 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 L. 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 A. 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.

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