Student organization event

Federalist Society presents Allyson Ho '00 and John Rappaport, "Supreme Court Preview"

Ms. Ho is the co-chair of the U.S. Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation practice at Morgan Lewis. She received her J.D., with high honors, from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was named to the Order of the Coif.

Participating faculty: 
John Rappaport
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Neighbors Fall Day of Service

Date: 
10.11.2014
Location: 
Various

Neighbors, the Law School's primary community service organization, is hosting a Fall Day of
Service again this year. We would love for you to come share the day with colleagues and classmates and volunteer your time with an organization in our community. Service opportunities will span from maintaining local gardens to completing projects at local churches and elementary schools.

Spring Break of Service Informational Meeting

Date: 
10.23.2013
Location: 
Room V

Spring Break of Service sends students to work at a public defender's office in one of three cities: New Orleans, Knoxville, and Biloxi. In years past, students have attended court, written portions of briefs, conducted research, and prepared trial exhibits. During this meeting we will be giving more information about applying for the trip and applying to be a 1L representative. 

Law Students for Reproductive Justice, the Domestic Violence Project, and the Criminal Law Society Present "Rape Law and the Construction of Female Sexuality"

Date: 
10.16.2013
Location: 
Room II

Deborah Tuerkheimer, professor at the DePaul University College of Law, will speak on the ways in which rape law constructs female sexuality and the future of rape law reform.

Wine Mess

Date: 
10.11.2013
Location: 
Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

catmullr@uchicago.edu

Join us in the Green Lounge for a couple of hours to relax and socialize with students and professors.  Drinks may be purchased using Wine Mess Dollars.  Food will be provided.  OutLaw is sponsoring this week's Wine Mess.

Todd Henderson, "An Introduction to the Federalist Society"

Professor Henderson is a Professor of Law and Aaron Center Teaching Scholar at the Law School. He graduated from Princeton University cum laude and from the Law School with High Honors in 1998, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and was an Editor on the University of Chicago Law Review.

Participating faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Introduction to the American Constitution Society, featuring Professor Geoffrey Stone

Date: 
10.03.2013
Location: 
Room IV

The American Constitution Society presents

Introduction to the American Constitution Society, featuring Professor Geoffrey Stone 

Thursday, October 3 - 12:15pm, Room IV, Snail Thai

Conference on International Law and Economics

Date: 
11.15.2013 - 11.16.2013
Location: 
Seminar Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

mholme@uchicago.edu

Does economic analysis have a role to play in scholarship on international law? For quite a long time, the answer seemed to be “no,” but over the last decade, economic analysis of international law has gained traction in law schools.

Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner
Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Panel: "The Local Battle Against Climate Change"

On April 9, 2013, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, American Constitution Society and the Environmental Law Society presented a panel on local efforts to combat climate change: What can be done uniquely on a local level? What roles do the government, advocacy groups, and private corporations play? How do local efforts interact with state, federal, and global initiatives?

Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Environmental Law Society

Judge D. Brooks Smith, "An Independent Judiciary: If You Can Keep It"

Judge D. Brooks Smith sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, to which he was nominated in September of 2001. He previously served on the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania from 1988 until his confirmation in 2002, serving as the Chief Judge from 2001 until his elevation to the Third Circuit.

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