Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

Constitutional Law, Moral Judgment, and the Supreme Court as Super-Legislature

Date: 
01.12.2015
Location: 
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Contact info (email or phone): 

415.565.4600

Brian Leiter presents the Mathew O. Tobriner Memorial Lecture at the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

Full description and registration

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter

The Paradox of Bailout Regulation - Eric Posner

Date: 
11.20.2014
Location: 
Classics 110, 1010 East 59th Street
Contact info (email or phone): 

773.834.1835 | hsherrod@uchicago.edu

4:30pm. Reception to follow.

Faculty: 
Eric Posner

The NSA Is Watching All Of Us. So How Can We Watch Back?

Date: 
11.19.2014
Location: 
The Four Seasons Hotel, Vinci Room 60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto

The Ramsey Talks in Toronto

Edward Snowden's leaks about U.S. surveillance clarified one thing: there is no privacy in the digital age. Our right to privacy is no longer a given, but a negotiation.

The issues here are huge, gnarly and deeply frightening. So I've asked Geoffrey Stone to unpack them for us at the Ramsay Luncheon on Wednesday, November 19th.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

The Price of Democracy - Federal Election Commission Vice Chair Ann Ravel with Nick Stephanopoulos

Date: 
10.14.2014
Location: 
SSA Lobby, 969 East 60th Street
Contact info (email or phone): 

773.834.4671

Over the past decade, the country’s campaign finance laws have experienced convulsive change. From the 2002 McCain-Feingold Act to the Supreme Court’s Citizens United and McCutcheondecisions in 2010 and 2014, the role of money in politics has shifted dramatically.

The Use and Abuse of Linguistics at the US Supreme Court

Date: 
10.18.2014
Contact info (email or phone): 

humanities@uchicago.edu

Humanities Day presentation by Alison LaCroix and Jason Merchant

Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

Berlin Family Lecture: Lawrence Lessig on The Academy with Intro by Michael H. Schill

Date: 
11.06.2014
Location: 
Regenstein Library, Room 122, 1100 E. 57th Street
Contact info (email or phone): 

berlinlectures@uchicago.edu

The institutional purpose of the academy is relatively clear, but in the dynamic to fund research, and the institutions within which it happens, there is an obvious and growing tension. Commercial interest impacts the integrity of scholarship, though differently for different parts of the academy.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Geoffrey Stone on the NSA

Date: 
11.02.2014
Location: 
Northwestern University School of Law, Thorne Auditorium, 375 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Contact info (email or phone): 

info@chicagohumanities.org

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? After the leaks by Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, that’s the question President Obama put to Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago professor and leading constitutional scholar.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Migrant Children: Causes and Consequences

Date: 
10.30.2014
Location: 
Hilton Chicago Hotel, 720 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Contact info (email or phone): 

312.726.3860

Some 90,000 children are expected to arrive in the United States in 2014, fleeing escalating violence in Central America. Debate as to whether these unaccompanied minors represent a humanitarian crisis or a border security challenge has dominated headlines for months, and policymakers continue to grapple with how to respond.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Building Safe & Strong Communities: A Conversation about Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Date: 
09.10.2014
Location: 
210 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20003
Contact info (email or phone): 

Youth Advocate Programs | 2007 North 3rd Street | Harrisburg | PA | 17102

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency, and
Youth Advocate Programs

Cordially invite you to a briefing on 

Building Safe & Strong Communities:
A Conversation about Community-Based Alternatives for Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth

Faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone

Distinguished Alumni Panel Discussion

Date: 
04.26.2014
Location: 
Room ll
Contact info (email or phone): 

Please contact Maggie Elmarakby at melmarakby@uchicago.edu with any
questions.

Join fellow students and alumni at the Law School on Saturday, April 26, as we welcome distinguished alumni for a panel discussion during Reunion Weekend: 

Keystone Points: 
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Category: 
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