Student organization event

Kevin Gutzman, "What Kind of Constitution?"

With commentary by Professor Gerald Rosenberg

Participating faculty: 
Gerald Rosenberg

Stephen Moore, "The Wealth of States"

With Commentary by Professor Julie Roin

Participating faculty: 
Julie Roin

An Insider's Look at the Paris Agreement with Sue Biniaz

Date: 
01.28.2016
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Allen Li (allenl@uchicago.edu)

The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, and the Environmental Law Society Present: An Insider's Look at the Paris Agreement with Sue Biniaz

Big Data for Eminent Domain: The Future of Just Compensation with Professor Yun-chien Chang

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Classroom IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

How should the value of a condemned home be assessed for purposes of just compensation? Real estate appraisal was long an art, because science was not an alternative. In the era of big data, property values can be much more objectively and accurately assessed—with hedonic regression models that account for real estate characteristics.

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Yun-chien Chang

Defenders and LSRJ Present: Reproductive Justice and Incarceration

Date: 
01.26.2016
Location: 
Room III

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

CLF Auction 2016

Date: 
01.21.2016
Location: 
The Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

Maggie O'Connor, margaretoc@uchicago.edu

Come One, Come All! The CLF Auction 2016 will take place this Thursday in the Green Lounge from 4:30 to 9:00pm. This year's auction theme is carnival. There will be carnival games, music, food, and drinks for you to enjoy. Donors have contributed a multitude of fabulous items that will be available for bidding. We look forward to seeing you there!

Disability Law and LSRJ present "The Intersection of Disability Law and Reproductive Rights"

Date: 
01.20.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

kaitlindbeck@uchicago.edu 

Reproductive rights and disabled rights intersect, more than you might think, and disabled women's rights are often violated through reproductive restrictions. This is caused by a lack of understanding that women with disabilites require the same range of and access to reproductive services, and even subtle eugenicism. What is the law doing to counteract these problems? What can be done?

Faculty: 
Mark J. Heyrman

International Refugee Assistance Project Information Session

Date: 
02.01.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jared Petermeyer

jpetermeyer@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) is hosting an information session for prospective members on February 1st. Lunch will be provided.

Diversity Month Event: MLK Weekend of Service 2016

Date: 
01.16.2016
Location: 
Various Locations

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday, UCSC will be collaborating with UChicago Lab Schools, UChicago Charter Schools, and the nonprofit City Year Chicago to plan an MLK Weekend of Service for students, faculty, and staff.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Diversity Month Program: Civility, Free Speech and the Learning Environment: A Faculty Perspective

Date: 
01.20.2016
Location: 
Room II

Please join us for the second program in the dean’s series on diversity, inclusion, and freedom of expression, “Civility, Free Speech and the Learning Environment: A Faculty Perspective” with Professors Conyers, Flores, Ginsburg, and Strauss. A reception will take place after the program concludes.

Diversity Month is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity
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