Student organization event

Anthony Sanders, "State Constitutions, Unenumerated Rights, and Economic Liberties"

With commentary by Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown Law

Cassandra Francis, "May the Force (of Law) Be With You: The Lucas Museum & the Public Trust Doctrine"

Cassandra Francis, Former President, Friends of the Parks

Commentary by Professors Richard Epstein and Mark N. Templeton

Presented by Law of the Land on May 11, 2015.

Participating faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Environmental Law: A Transactional Approach featuring Kirkland & Ellis Partner Jeanne Cohn-Connor

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

Allen Li (allenl@uchicago.edu)

Jeanne Cohn-Connor is a partner in the environmental transactions group at Kirkland & Ellis.  She has over twenty-five years of experience in environmental law where she represents clients in environmental enforcement cases, compliance matters, restructuring cases and corporate transactions.

Helen Alvaré and Mary Anne Case, "Is there a place in family law for the notion of complementarity between men and women?"

Helen Alvaré is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, where she teaches Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. She publishes on matters concerning marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and the First Amendment religion clauses.

Robert Alt and Lavea Brachman, "Think Tanks"

 

Robert Alt is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

"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.

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