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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Helen Wan is Associate General Counsel at the Time Inc. division of Time Warner. Before that, she practiced corporate and media law in firms in New York. Born in California and raised near Washington, D.C., Wan is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Virginia School of Law.