Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

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

Who is Charlie? Featuring Charlie Hebdo Journalist Zineb El Rhazoui

Date: 
02.26.2015

The University of Chicago French Club Presents:

On January 7, 2015, the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo became the center of global attention when two gunmen opened fire on its Paris office, murdering 12 journalists and staff. The attackers claimed to be avenging the prophet Muhammad for the irreverent cartoons Charlie Hebdo had published of him.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

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

EMP Community Conversation: Justice for All? with Craig Futterman

Date: 
01.27.2015
Location: 
Ida Noyes Hall - Cloister Club
Contact info (email or phone): 

omsa@uchicago.edu

Emerging Minds Project Community Conversation: Justice for All?

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, will discuss his work in light of current events, followed by small group dialogues.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

The Twilight of Human Rights Law? - Eric Posner at Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Date: 
01.20.2015
Location: 
The Chicago Club 81 E. Van Buren St. Chicago, IL 60605
Contact info (email or phone): 

312-726-3860

As the conflicts in Iraq, Syria, and Nigeria graphically illustrate, human suffering inflicted whether by governments, armies, or militias, is commonplace today. Despite the ratification of countless treaties and increased media focus, the existing body of international human rights law has, according to Eric Posner, failed to markedly curb abuses.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner

Geoffrey Stone on the NSA - Chicago Humanities Festival

How can the United States government protect our national security and advance our foreign policy while also respecting our commitment to privacy and civil liberties?

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