Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

China's Environmental Future - Templeton at Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Date: 
03.03.2016
Location: 
Union League Club, 65 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604
Contact info (email or phone): 

312-726-3860

Pictures of Beijing’s skyline under “Red Alert” levels of pollution flooded the internet in late 2015. The government, in response, shut down hundreds of factories and canceled hundreds of flights – an action not at all surprising to western business leaders who regularly deal with environment-related disruptions.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Disgust or Equality? India's Battle over Sexual Orientation Law, with Martha Nussbaum

Date: 
03.01.2016
Location: 
Social Science Research, 1126 East 59th Street, Room 122
Contact info (email or phone): 

csgs@lists.uchicago.edu or 773.702.9936

The 2016 Iris Marion Young Distinguished Faculty Lecture presents Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago Law School.

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

Richard Posner discusses Greek philosophers at the National Hellenic Museum

Date: 
01.28.2016
Location: 
National Hellenic Museum, 333 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60661
Contact info (email or phone): 

312-655-1234

Greek Philosophers, Founding Fathers & American Law

Richard Allen Posner, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago, and most cited legal scholar of the 20th century, will discuss the influence of Greek philosophers, Aristotle in particular, on America’s founders, laws, and institutions.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner

Tom Ginsburg in Delhi on Judicial Reputation: A Comparative Theory

Date: 
12.15.2015
Location: 
UChicago Center in Delhi
Contact info (email or phone): 

delhi@uchicago.edu

Please register here

Tom Ginsburg is the Leo Spitz Professor of International Law and Deputy Dean at the University of Chicago Law School. He is also the Hilde Wolf Research Scholar and a Professor of Political Science at the University. His work focusses on comparative and international law from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Brian Leiter at Northern Illinois University: 'Why Tolerate Religion?'

Date: 
12.04.2015
Location: 
Northern Illinois University
Contact info (email or phone): 

(815) 753-1000

Brian Leiter, legal scholar and philosopher, will speak about religious toleration and religious claims of conscience at 1 p.m. Dec. 4 in Altgeld Hall, room 315, on the Northern Illinois University campus.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter

Maria Woltjen: "Pioneers of the New Social Frontier - Grace and Edith Abbott: Two Sisters in Search of Justice"

Date: 
10.21.2015
Location: 
Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark Street
In recognition of the University’s 125th anniversary, SSA presents a discussion, readings, and film clips about the Abbott sisters: Grace and Edith Abbott, two of the most important figures in American social welfare practice and education. Grace Abbott was the chief of the U.S.
Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Mary Anne Case at Florida Intl University: Religion and the Law

Date: 
10.23.2015
Location: 
Florida International University College of Law

The full-day conference will examine issues impacting gender, Muslim stereotypes, and freedom of religion and expression.

Faculty: 
Mary Anne Case

Mary Anne Case in Debate: "Be It Resolved: Conflicts Between Civil Rights and Religious Liberties Can Be Addressed By Adopting Viable Compromise Solutions That Protect Both Values"

Luke Goodrich, '04, and Mary Anne Case, the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law, debate.

Be it resolved: Conflicts between civil rights and religious liberties can be addressed by adopting viable compromise solutions that protect both values.

32nd Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate at the S. J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah.

Mary Anne Case in Fordham Debate at S.J. Quinney College of Law

Date: 
10.07.2015
Location: 
S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
Contact info (email or phone): 

events@law.utah.edu

“Be it resolved: Conflicts between civil rights and religious liberties can be addressed by adopting viable compromise solutions that protect both values.”

Faculty: 
Mary Anne Case

Diane Wood at Roosevelt: “The Magna Carta and the Idea of Due Process”

Date: 
09.24.2015
Location: 
430 S. Michigan Ave, 2nd floor, Sullivan Room
Contact info (email or phone): 

swarner@roosevelt.edu

Roosevelt University will present a Constitution Day lecture, sponsored by the university's Montesquieu Forum, on “The Magna Carta and the Idea of Due Process” by Diane Wood, chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh District on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m.

Faculty: 
Diane P. Wood
Syndicate content