Student organization event

Santiago Legarre, "An Argentine Perspective on the New Pope"

Santiago Legarre is Professor, Department of Law, at Universidad Católica Argentina. This talk was recorded on November 5, 2013, and sponsored by the St. Thomas More Society.

Student organization presenters: 
St. Thomas More Society

Law & Technology Society and ACS present "Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know"

Date: 
02.05.2014
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Cook (hcook@uchicago.edu)

Come hear cyber-expert Dr. Allan Friedman talk about his forthcoming book Cybersecurity and Cyberwar. He'll dive into the most essential questions of how cyberspace works, how the threats to it work, and what we can do about them.

Diversity in Public Interest Panel

Date: 
02.07.2014
Location: 
Room I

This Diversity Month program features a panel of minority attorneys discussing their work in public interest and the reasons less minority student pursue work in public interest fields. Organized by Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Black Law Students Association, Latino/a Law Students Association, Public Interest Law Society, and South Asian Law Students Association.

"Courageous Conversations," a Diversity Matters Lunch Talk

Date: 
02.24.2014
Location: 
Room V

This Diversity Month program gives students an opportunity to hear from a panel of "diversity experts" about how the legal field defines diversity in the work place and the facts and myths of diversity fatigue.

Josh Blackman, "The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare"

Josh Blackman is an Assistant Professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law.  He specializes in constitutional law, the United States Supreme Court, and the intersection of law and technology. Professor Blackman is the founder and President of the Harlan Institute, the founder of FantasySCOTUS.net, and a blogger at JoshBlackman.com.

Participating faculty: 
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Ted Frank, "The Center for Class Action Fairness"

Ted Frank is a lawyer, activist, legal writer and blogger, based in Washington, D.C. He is noted for writing the vetting report for vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin for the John McCain campaign in the 2008 presidential election. He is the founder and president of the Center for Class Action Fairness (CCAF), established in 2009. Mr.

Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Roger Clegg and Jeff Manza, "A Debate on Felon Voting Rights"

Roger Clegg is President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Defenders
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Chicago Law Foundation Auction

Date: 
01.23.2014
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join CLF for our Annual Public Interest Auction! 

Auction item highlights include a Caribbean cruise; gift certificates to dozens of restaurants, bars, and spas; an Aspen vacation home rental; tickets to the NBA All-Star Game; Cubs tickets; Bulls tickets (including a box); and various outings with all your favorite professors.

Chicago Law Foundation Fall Merchandise Sale

Date: 
11.25.2013
Location: 
Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

clf@law.uchicago.edu

The Chicago Law Foundation will be hosting its fall merchandise sale in the Green Lounge on Monday, November 25 from 8:30am to 1:30pm. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase Law School merchandise for your family and friends before heading home for Thanksgiving! All proceeds go to support students pursuing careers in public interest.

GMO Food Labeling with Omri Ben-Shahar

Date: 
12.02.2013
Location: 
II
Contact info (email or phone): 

mholme@uchicago.edu
aadair@uchicago.edu

The vast majority of commodity crops grown in the U.S. are genetically modified (GMO). California and Washington state voters have recently rejected proposals to mandate labeling of GMO in foods. Other countries require such labels or restrict the distribution of GMOs altogether.

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
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