Schwartz Memorial Lecture

2017 Schwartz Memorial Lecture featuring Roberta Ramo

Date: 
04.25.2017
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State?"

Michael Kirby was a Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009), the nation's highest appellate and constitutional Court. In 2013-14 he served as chair of the Commission of Inquiry of the UN Human Rights Council investigating crimes against humanity in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

Michael Kirby, "North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State?"

How do we move beyond another UN report into effective subjection of this dangerous state and its leadership to compulsory accountability before an international tribunal responding to the deep concerns of humanity?

Michael Kirby was a Justice of the High Court of Australia (1996-2009), the nation's highest appellate and constitutional Court. In 2013-14 he served as chair of the Commission of Inquiry of the UN Human Rights Council investigating crimes against humanity in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).

'Immigration Reform, A Legislative Perspective' with Senator Dick Durbin

Date: 
05.05.2016
Location: 
Courtroom

The senior U.S. Senator from Illinois, Dick Durbin, will be speaking about his efforts to promote comprehensive immigration reform and answering audience questions on the subject. Senator Durbin has long been a champion of immigration reform and is the originator of the DREAM Act.

The event is sponsored by the Immigration Law Society and Law School Democrats.

Schwartz Lecture: North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State

Date: 
03.29.2016
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

The 2016 Schwartz Lecture will be given by Hon. Michael Kirby and will be entitled "North Korea and our Dilemma: How to Secure Accountability for Crimes Against Humanity by a Recalcitrant Nuclear State?.”

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

Schwartz Memorial Lecture: Cecile Richards

Date: 
11.29.2016

The Ulysses and Marguerite Schwartz Memorial Lectureship at the University of Chicago Law School is held by a distinguished lawyer or teacher whose experience is in the academic field or practice of public service.

2013 Schwartz Lecture: Cass Sunstein, "The White House and Regulation"

Date: 
01.08.2013
Location: 
Room II

Cass Sunstein was Administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs from 2009-2012, prior to which he was Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School. He is currently Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

Gary Haugen, "A New Mandate for Human Rights"

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Gary Haugen '91 for the 2010 Ulysses and Marguerite Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The Schwartz Lectureship is held by a distinguished lawyer or teacher whose experience is in the academic field or practice of public service.


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Gary Haugen, "A New Mandate for Human Rights"

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Gary Haugen '91 for the 2010 Ulysses and Marguerite Schwartz Memorial Lecture. The Schwartz Lectureship is held by a distinguished lawyer or teacher whose experience is in the academic field or practice of public service.

Schwartz Memorial Lecture: Gary Haugen '91, "A New Mandate for Human Rights"

Date: 
02.18.2010
Location: 
Courtroom

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to welcome Gary Haugen '91 for the 2010 Ulysses and Marguerite Schwarz Memorial Lecture. The Schwartz Lectureship is held by a distinguished lawyer or teacher whose experience is in the academic field or practice of public service.

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