Student organization event

What Does it Mean to Be an Ally?

Date: 
01.07.2015
Location: 
Room II

In the past year alone, there have been a number of contentious debates about the responses of majority groups to newsworthy events such as the Ferguson protests, Bill Maher's recent comments about Islam, and post-Windsor litigation.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Service to the Community

Women in Technology: Is There a Silicon Ceiling?

Date: 
01.05.2015
Location: 
Room V

This panel will provide an overview of the different challenges and career paths in technology-related fields. Alumnae from a variety of fields, including businesswomen and practicing lawyers, will discuss working in a male-dominated environment (and with clients known for their male-dominated environments) and strategies they have developed to success.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Careers in Disability Advocacy

Date: 
01.29.2015
Location: 
Room V

Heather O'Donnell, VP of Public Policy and Advocacy at Thresholds, Barry Taylor, Vice President of the Civil Rights Team at Equip for Equality, Alan Mills, Legal Director of the Uptown People's Law Center, and Marca Bristo, President and CEO of Access Living, will discuss their careers, as well as the rewards, challenges, and more of working in Chicago's Disability Rights Community.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Lunch Talk: Shaping Chicago: The Chicago Infrastructure Trust and Alternative Financing Mechanisms for Urban Infrastructure Initiatives

Date: 
01.23.2015
Location: 
I
Contact info (email or phone): 

John Holler jholler@uchicago.edu

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust (CIT) was established in March 2012 as a mechanism to provide alternative financing options for large infrastructure projects in the Chicagoland area.

Faculty: 
Julie Roin
Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Baude, Harel, & McAdams, "How Should We Interpret our Constitutions?"

How Should We Interpret our Constitutions? 

A Debate between Professors Baude and Harel

Moderated by Professor McAdams

Participating faculty: 
William Baude
Participating faculty: 
Alon Harel
Participating faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams

Representing Victims of Gender-Based Violence

Date: 
12.04.2014
Location: 
Classroom II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

The Clinical Law Program and the Domestic Violence Project are pleased to welcome Audrey Gilliam '12 (2014 Skadden Fellow) and Clinical Lecturer Neha Lall (Legal Assistance Foundation) for a discussion on the challenges of representing victims of gender-based violence. 

Why Public Defense? A Conversation with a Cook County Public Defender

Date: 
12.04.2014
Location: 
Room V

Join Defenders for a conversation with Cook County Public Defender Jonathan Bedi on why he chose the career of public defense, how he became a public defender, and to learn more about his current practice in the Cook County public defenders office.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

How Should We Interpret Our Constitutions? Baude/Harel debate

Date: 
11.25.2014
Location: 
Room I

The American Constitution Society & The Federalist Society present

“How Should We Interpret our Constitutions? A Debate between Professors Baude and Harel”

Faculty: 
William Baude
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