Faculty at External Events

Events attended by Law School faculty.

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

Dallas–Ft. Worth Harper Lecture with Todd Henderson, JD’98

Date: 
10.25.2015
Location: 
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, 2821 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas, TX
Contact info (email or phone): 

harperlectures@uchicago.edu or 773.702.7788

Corporate Personhood and Corporate Social Responsibility

In 2014, the five largest American corporations had revenues of $1.46 trillion, equal to the economic output of Canada. Corporations produce and sell almost everything we buy or interact with and increasingly mediate our social lives—yet the rules that govern them remain opaque and misunderstood.

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

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 L. 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.

In the 2015 Nora and Edward Ryerson Lecture, Geoffrey R. Stone, the Edward H.

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
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