Student organization event

DEFENSE OF BATTERED SPOUSES WHO KILL THEIR BATTERERS

Date: 
02.16.2016
Location: 
ROOM III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Lindsay Stone; Stonel@uchicago.edu

DEFENDERS, DVP, & LSRJ present "Defense of Battered Spouses Who Kill Their Batterers" with Andrea Lyon, Dean of Valparaiso Law and Death Penalty Defense Attorney.

PILS Public Interest Networking Breakfast

Date: 
02.25.2016
Location: 
Room F

Talk to students and professors who are interested in public interest law in a casual setting. Food from Yolk will be provided. No RSVP required - drop by at any time.

Panel: "Reproductive Justice and Incarceration"

Reproductive justice and incarceration are often regarded as entirely separate issues, but women in prison face significant restricts on their reproductive freedom and bodily integrity. Join Defenders and LSRJ for a discussion of the intersection of these in important topics with attorneys and community members from Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).

THE LEGACY OF NEOSLAVERY: MASS INCARCERATION AND AGGRESSIVE POLICING

Date: 
02.11.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

akrobinson@uchicago.edu

Douglas A. Blackmon is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, and co-executive producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary of the same name.

American Constitution Society, APALSA, BALSA, LLSA and SALSA present The Racial Achievement Gap with Derrick Darby

Date: 
02.03.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Derrick Darby will discuss the racial achievement gap which he is writing about in an upcoming co-authored book. The book takes a historical look at the origins of the racial achievement, going back to nineteenth century antebellum America, and argues that they matter for social justice efforts today.

How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas with Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria and Claudia Flores

Date: 
02.15.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

blondellm@uchicago.edu

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, will join students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse will be introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

APALSA Presents Judge Edmund Chang, NDIL

Date: 
02.01.2016
Location: 
Room III

Judge Chang will talk about his career, the unique experiences and perspectives he has, and the importance of diversity in the judiciary.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Uncovering the Voting Rights Act in Shelby by Derrick Darby: Commentary by Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

 

Professor Darby will discuss the Supreme Court’s racial progress argument in Shelby County and argue that the case replaces a conservative narrative about racial progress with a liberal one.
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
Faculty: 
Derrick Darby
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