Student organization event

BLSA Presents: What Does Pro Bono Mean to You?

Date: 
11.09.2015
Location: 
Room IV

Join BLSA for a discussion on Pro-Bono work in legal education and practice with Kelly Huggins, Sidley Austin’s Pro-Bono Counsel. Kelly has a rich pro-bono practice in death penalty cases, immigration rights and political asylum matters, and has argued before several federal appeals courts. Kelly is currently working on a death penalty case out of Alabama.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

BLSA Presents: Meet the Chicago Lawyers Committee

Date: 
11.04.2015
Location: 
Room III

Join BLSA in discussing ongoing public interest projects at the Chicago Lawyers Committee and how you can become involved. The organization is public interest consortium of Chicago law firms focused on providing pro-bono legal services and advocacy on civil rights issues affecting underserved minority communities. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

IPLS & Doctoroff Program Present: An Introduction to IP Protections for Tech Startups

Date: 
11.10.2015
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

ipls_board@law.uchicago.edu

A panel of IP law practitioners will provide an overview of the various forms of IP protection (i.e., patents, copyrights, and trademarks) and explain how IP rights are obtained and enforced.

Policing in Our Own Backyard: Past, Present, and Future

Date: 
11.05.2015
Location: 
Law School, Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

Ruby Garrett, rubyg@uchicago.edu

The University of Chicago Legal Forum, 

BLSA Presents: "What Does Pro-Bono Mean to You?"

Date: 
11.09.2015
Location: 
ROOM IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

Speaker, Kelly Huggins, is Sidley Austin's Pro-Bono Counsel and has litigated death penalty cases as well as immigration and political asylum matters at various federal district and appellate courts around the country. Kelly will share her experiences with pro-bono work both in practice and at law school.

BLSA Presents: "Meet the Chicago Lawyers Committee"

Date: 
11.04.2015
Location: 
ROOM III
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

Attorneys from the Chicago Lawyers Committee will speak about their ongoing public interest projects on the litigation and transactional side, and how the students can get involved.

*This event is free and open to the public

LSRJ, Dems and ACLU present Lorie Chaiten, "My Body? Restrictions on Access to Reproductive Health Care"

Date: 
10.29.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Kaitlin Beck | President, Law Students for Reproductive Justice | kaitlindbeck@uchicago.edu

Join LSRJ, Dems, ACLU and Lorie Chaiten, Director of the Reproductive Rights Project of the Roger Baldwin Foundation of ACLU and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago, for a discussion of recently enacted restrictions on access to reproductive health care. Ms.

Faculty: 
Lorie Chaiten

Domestic Violence Project Information Session

Date: 
10.15.2015
Location: 
Room III

The DVP Pro Bono Project works in conjunction with Metropolitan Family Services/Legal Aid Society to represent survivors of violence in Order of Protection hearings.  Volunteers write pleadings and

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

“Lean In: from the book to your career”

Date: 
10.21.2015
Location: 
Room II

Law Women’s Caucus, Doctoroff, the American Constitutional Society and the Federalist Society present “Lean In: from the book to your career” with Tiffany Willis-Johnson, Robin Ross, and Lorie Chaiten. Lean In is both a book and organization that is dedicated to helping women succeed in their career. This panel will involve a presentation on both from a regional leader of the organization.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career
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