Student organization event

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.

Lunar New Year APALSA Week, The Future of US-Singapore Relations: A Conversation with David Adelman, Former US Ambassador to Singapore (cosponsored by the International Programs and ACS)

Date: 
02.02.2017
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Loo, hloo1@uchicago.edu

David I. Adelman is an American lawyer, diplomat, and legislator. He was the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore from 2010 to 2013. Currently, he is a partner in the global law firm Reed Smith, working out of the firm's New York office and regularly traveling to the firm's offices in Asia.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

The Surprising Failure of Food Labeling

Date: 
01.24.2017
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

krcummings@uchicago.edu

Food labeling is one of the least objectionable types of regulation bursting onto the scene in recent decades. It is also one of the least successful.

Race Discrimination in the Sharing Economy

Date: 
01.31.2017
Location: 
Room V

Recent research have found that racial discrimination is a major problem in the sharing economy. For example, a recent study in Seattle found a "pattern of racial discrimination" against passengers with African-American sounding names by Uber and Lyft.

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