Student organization event

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Current Issues in Patent Law and Policy

Our patent system has historically been thought to be an engine of innovation, but it is much criticized today.

Federalist Society Student Symposium: Innovation and the Administrative State

Topics to be considered here will be the nature and scope of cost-benefit analysis, the use of experiments to guide regulation and prizes as an alternative to top-down regulation.

Becky Norton Dunlop, "Have Unions Become Cartels?"

Becky Norton Dunlop’s duties and travel itinerary as The Heritage Foundation’s vice president for external relations have made her the think tank's “chief ambassador” outside the Beltway.

Law & Technology Society Presents Litigating Surveillance with David Greene (EFF)

Date: 
04.29.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Cok (hcook@uchicago.edu)

Following the lawsuits to curtail NSA surveillance but not sure what they mean? Want to get the inside scoop on what it's like to litigate for nationwide privacy rights? David Greene from the Electronic Frontier Foundation has helped lead the fight against NSA surveillance, and will discuss his experiences and predictions for the future of domestic surveillance.

Law & Technology Society Presents Twittergate: Protecting and Policing Speech Online

Date: 
04.14.2015
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Cook (hcook@uchicago.edu)

On March 9, a Peoria, Illinois man was arrested and his home was searched because he had created a Twitter account parodying the town mayor.

Faculty: 
William Ridgway

The Disability Law Society Presents IIT Professor Patrick Corrigan: Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness--What says the Dodo Bird?

Date: 
04.20.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

pflaumb@uchicago.edu

Lunch from Catering Outside of the Box is Provided. 

Immigration Simulation

Date: 
04.07.2015
Location: 
North Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

hklazar@uchicago.edu

Ever wondered how immigrants to the U.S. become citizens? Interested in learning more about different types of immigration processes? Want a cupcake?

Kelo Ten Years Later

Date: 
05.13.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Marjorie Holme, mholme@uchicago.edu, 773-702-0220

Kelo Ten Years Later: The Impact on Eminent Domain, Property Rigths, and Homes

Lunch talk panel with Ilya Somin, George Mason University, Nadia Nasser-Ghodsi, University of Chicago Law School, and Lee Fennell, University of Chicago Law School

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Nadia Nasser-Ghodsi