Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

Global Trade and Human Rights Among Emerging Powers

Date: 
05.18.2015
Location: 
5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Contact info (email or phone): 

politics@uchicago.edu

The last decade has seen a rapid increase in the number of major global economic players from the developing world. Having weathered the global economic crisis better than much of the West, these emerging economic powers continue to transform the dynamics of international trade, and economic politics. How are emerging markets positioning themselves within global markets?

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Sustainable Investing and Environmental Markets: Opportunities in a New Asset Class

Date: 
06.02.2015
Location: 
Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Law School proudly presents:

Dr. Richard L. Sandor
CEO, Environmental Financial Products, LLC
Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics,
University of Chicago Law School

 for a presentation and discussion of Dr. Sandor's new book, 

Faculty: 
Richard Sandor

Dynastic Wealth, Meritocracy, and Democracy in the U.S.

Date: 
05.13.2015
Location: 
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, First Floor Garland Room
Contact info (email or phone): 

Rojhat Avsar, (312) 369-7756

Income inequality in the U.S. peaked in 2007, right before the Great Recession, and has not been corrected by the crisis, defying expectations.

Are we becoming a society dominated, politically as well as economically, by entrenched and inherited wealth?

Faculty: 
Saul Levmore

Quantifying the Real-World Financial Costs of University Divestment From Fossil Energy

Date: 
05.12.2015
Location: 
US Energy Association, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20004
Contact info (email or phone): 

(202) 312-1230

As opponents of oil and gas development continue to urge colleges and universities to divest their endowments of fossil-fuel related stocks, a new study suggests the costs associated with adopting such policies are real and enormous. Authored by Professor Daniel R.

Faculty: 
Daniel R. Fischel

Geoffrey Stone, "Sexing the Constitution: Getting to Gay Marriage?"

In the 2015 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture, Geoffrey R. Stone, the Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law at the University of Chicago, explores historical attitudes to homosexuality, how laws discriminating against homosexuals first came to be seen as raising possible constitutional questions, and how the nation’s high court has come to the threshold of recognizing a constitutional right of same-sex couples to marry.

Lisa Bernstein at Harvard Law and Economics Seminar

Date: 
04.21.2015

Lisa Bernstein presents at Harvard's Law and Economics Seminar:

Private Ordering, Social Capital, and Network Governance in Procurement Contracts:  A Preliminary Exploration

Faculty: 
Lisa Bernstein

Ryerson Lecture with Geoffrey Stone: "Sexing the Constitution: Getting to Gay Marriage?"

Date: 
04.22.2015
Location: 
Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St.

As the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to deliberate on same-sex marriage later this month, Prof. Geoffrey R. Stone, the 2015 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecturer, will devote his talk to this contentious social and legal issue that could mark one of the high court’s most important rulings this year.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

What Lawyers Should Know About Climate Change

Date: 
04.01.2015
Location: 
The John Marshall Law School, 315 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Contact info (email or phone): 

Christine Kraly 312-427-2737 x 171

What are the potential legal implications of climate change? What should lawyers know about the science? Those questions and more will be addressed in "Climate Change: The Science for Lawyers," a panel featuring climate and legal experts, including a Nobel Peace Prize-winning scientist, held April 1, at The John Marshall Law School.

Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach

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
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