Student organization event

BLSA Presents: Life as a Young Public Service Advocate

Date: 
02.24.2011
Location: 
Room I

Join BLSA in welcoming Jessica Pamon, Assistant Defender for the Illinois Office of the State Appellate Defender, for a lunch talk on "Life as a Young Public Service Advocate." Lunch provided.

BLSA Presents: Lawyers’ Call to Empower Others

Date: 
02.16.2011
Location: 
Room III

Join BLSA in welcoming Angela Williams, General Counsel of the YMCA, for a lunch talk on "Lawyers' Call to Empower Others." Lunch provided.

The Criminal Law Society presents Steve Mills on the Criminal Justice System and the Media

Date: 
02.02.2011
Location: 
Room 3

Steve Mills has been a reporter for the Chicago Tribune since 1994.  He has written about the death penalty, miscarriages of justice, and other problems in the criminal justice system.

APALSA, BLSA, and Outlaw present "Sticks, Stones, and the Constitution: The Regulation of Hate Speech"

Date: 
02.14.2011
Location: 
Room IV, Law School

"Sticks and Stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me."

It's unclear, in this day and age, whether or not this adage still holds true.  Join Prof. Geoffrey Stone and Prof. Alexander Tsesis (of Loyola) as they debate the merits-- and the dangers-- of hate speech regulation and the constitution.

Lunch Provided.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Prof. McAdams Presents "4 Little Girls" (in Honor of Black History Month)

Date: 
02.10.2011
Location: 
Room II, Law School

Join Prof. McAdams, BLSA, and the Chicago Law School Film Festival in a special screening of "4 Little Girls," the critically acclaimed documentary by Spike Lee recounting the notorious racist bombing of an African American church during the Civil Rights Movement.

Popcorn and refreshments provided.

Part of Black History Month.

Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams

Daniel Taub, "International Law and the Middle East Peace Process"

Date: 
02.08.2011
Location: 
Room II

Daniel Taub, Principal Deputy Legal Advisor of Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, presents "International Law and the Middle East Peace Process." This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Law Student Association and the Anti-Defamation League. Lunch will be provided. This event is open to members of the University of Chicago community only.

Sida Liu, "The Globalization of the Chinese Legal Services Market: Before and After the Financial Crisis"

Sida Liu, an expert on the state and reform of the Chinese legal system and professor at both Wisconsin-Madison and Shanghai JiaoTong University, presents on the growth and globalization of the Chinese legal market in the aftermath of the financial crisis.


63:40 minutes (58.29 MB)

Spring Break of Service and Public Interest Law Society present "The Road Less Traveled: Lawyering to Make a Difference"

Date: 
01.18.2011
Location: 
Room I

Lan Diep, is an AmeriCorps with the Mississippi Center for Justice (MCJ), will be speaking about the work of MCJ, its clients, and what brought him to work with the organization.

Law Women's Caucus and Women's Mentoring Program present "Women in Law: An Honest Discussion on the Experiences of Women in Different Practice Areas"

Date: 
01.27.2011
Location: 
Room II

A panel of highly successful women from firms, academia, government, public interest, and in house come to discuss how they got where they are today, the challenges they faced, and how women

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Human Rights Law Society Student Panel: Human Rights Summer Opportunities Abroad

Date: 
01.19.2011
Location: 
Room C

Human Rights Law Society is presenting a student panel to answer your questions about the process of finding human rights summer internships abroad. Panelists will be talking about their experiences at their summer positions as well as the search and application process.

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