Student organization event

"Documented" Screening

Date: 
05.14.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

hklazar@uchicago.edu

The Immigration Law Society and Law School Democrats invite you to view a portion of the film "Documented."  The film was produced and directed by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who outed himself in 2011 as an undocumented individual living in the United States.

LSRJ Presents Dr. Willie J. Parker: "Shall the Fundamentalists Win? Abortion and Religion: One Christian's View"

Date: 
05.07.2015
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

sefulop@uchicago.edu

“I do abortions because I am a Christian,” Dr. Willie Parker stated in a 2014 interview with Esquire magazine. Join Law Students for Reproductive Justice for a lunch talk with Dr. Parker, one of the two doctors who travel to Jackson, Mississippi, to provide abortion services at the Pink House, the last remaining clinic in the state. Dr.

Serving the Least of These: Ministry and Criminal Justice

Date: 
05.04.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Joel Kim

joelk@uchicago.edu

Cliff Nellis of Lawndale Christian Legal Center will come to speak about his experience working with youth involved in the criminal justice system. He will share about his work providing holistic legal services and job training mentorship. He will also discuss the role that faith-based organizations play in providing stability and guidance in the community.

The Metamorphosis of IP Investing

Date: 
05.04.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Cook (hcook@uchicago.edu)

The last decade has seen vast changes in the way companies develop and monetize intellectual property. Among some of the most active IP investing opportunities are in private equity, public equity, securitization, syndication and special situations. Michael D.

Faculty: 
Michael Friedman

The Domestic Violence Project Presents: The 411 on Getting your 711

Date: 
04.29.2015
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 
 gracegoodblatt@gmail.com

Do you want to get experience standing up in court and advocating for real clients in front of a judge? A 711 license allows law students to get that kind of valuable experience and it can be used in a variety of different settings, including clinics, the Domestic Violence Project, the State's Attorney's Office, and other internships.

Law Women's Caucus, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and The Office of Career Services present: Anatomy of a Case with Leslie Smith, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Date: 
04.23.2015
Location: 
Room II

Leslie Smith, a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, walks through a recent case she litigated.  She will discuss the formation and evolution of the case strategy as well as her experience interacting with clients, handling difficult negotiations, and playing a leadership role on the case team.

Chicago Law Foundation Pledge-A-Day Student Organization Competition

Date: 
04.28.2015 - 04.30.2015
Location: 
Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

joelk@uchicago.edu

Come take part in the inaugural CLF Pledge-A-Day Student Organization Competition! Pledge a day, an hour, or any portion of your summer salary. CLF will use the money for public interest 3L bar study grants. You can pledge on behalf of ACS, Fed Soc, LSRJ, or PILS. The organizations with the most money pledged and most people pledging will get a reward from LSA.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation And Inequality

We are in an age of accelerating technology but many fear we are also in an age of growing inequality. Does the fast pace of innovation pose a threat to social stability? Many fear that machines will take away jobs from the less skilled and extend the reach of superstars, thus deepening inequality.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Current Issues In Patent Law And Policy

Our patent system has historically been thought to be an engine of innovation, but it is much criticized today. Is a one-size-fits all model for patent duration appropriate in today's technological environment or does it simply incentivize unnecessary litigation? For instance, the rapid pace of technological change in some areas may obviate the need of lengthy patents in some areas.

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