Student organization event

Unnecessary Imprisonment and the Need for Sentencing Reform

Date: 
02.16.2017
Location: 
Law School Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

laelweinberger@uchicago.edu

The Christian Legal Society, the Federalist Society, the American Constitution Society, and Defenders are pleased to present Mr. Shon Hopwood, speaking on the subject, “Unnecessary Imprisonment and the Need for Sentencing Reform.” Professor Richard McAdams will provide commentary.

Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams

Combating Sexual Assault in the Military

Date: 
02.10.2017
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Morgan Herrell (mherrell@uchicago.edu)

Our panel will discuss issues of sexual and domestic violence in the military, both the particular challenges of preventing sexual assault in the armed forces and how the military justice system prosecutes these crimes differently than its civilian counterparts.

Justice Clint Bolick, "The Free Market, Economic Liberty, and State Constitutions"

Justice Clint Bolick serves on the Arizona Supreme Court. He was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey on January 6, 2016. Previously, he was the the Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute.

Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Ilya Somin, "Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter"

With commentary by Michael Pollack

Participating faculty: 
Michael Pollack
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Kurt Lash & Alan Gura, "Does the Fourteenth Amendment Protect Unenumerated Rights?"

Professor Lash graduated from Yale Law School and served as law clerk to the Honorable Robert R. Beezer of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Afterward, he joined the University of Illinois from Loyola Law School Los Angeles, where he served as the James P. Bradley Chair of Constitutional Law.

Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Candygrams Sale

Date: 
02.06.2017 - 02.10.2017
Location: 
Green Lounge

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, ACS, ACLU and DSVP present the annual Candygram Sale! All proceeds this year will be donated to the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation. Students can buy Candygrams February 6-10 from 11am to 2pm in the Green Lounge. 

3rd Annual Law School Attempts Talent Show

Date: 
02.02.2017
Location: 
Auditorium

Please join the Hong Kong-Singapore and Netherlands IIP teams in celebrating the 3rd Annual Law School Attempts Talent show! All funds go directly towards supporting the trips.

Michael Heise, "The Complicated Business of State Supreme Court Elections and Implications for Tort Reforms: An Empirical Study"

With commentary by Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos

Michael Heise's research focuses on bridging empirical methodologies and legal theory. He earned an A.B. from Stanford University, a J.D. from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, and was admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1987.

Participating faculty: 
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
Student organization presenters: 
Law School Republicans
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Combatting Human Trafficking

Date: 
01.30.2017
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

Vaishalee Yeldandi

yeldandi@uchicago.edu

773-469-6343

In recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the Federal Bar Association chapter presents a panel discussion on combatting human trafficking.  Panelists will share their expertise in investigating, prosecuting, and defending these cases.  We will be joined by U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Kendall, Assistant U.S.

Lunar New Year APALSA Week, Passing the Bar: A Comparison of the American and Japanese Bar Systems featuring Professor J. Mark Ramseyer

Date: 
02.01.2017
Location: 
Room C
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Loo, hloo1@uchicago.edu

Mark Ramseyer is the Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies at Harvard Law School. He spent most of his childhood in provincial towns and cities in southern Japan. He attended Japanese schools for K-6, and returned to the U.S. for college. Before attending law school, he studied Japanese history in graduate school.

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