Student organization event

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.

James R. Kearl, "Private Giving vs. Government Programs"

Professor James Kearl is the A.O. Smoot Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. He received his PhD in economics from MIT and completed post-doctoral work at Harvard Law School. Professor Kearl was named a White House Fellow in 1983 and served as a Special Assistant to the Secretary of Defense.

Student organization presenters: 
Dallin H. Oaks Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

End of Year BBQ

Date: 
05.16.2014
Location: 
North Green Lounge

Join us for a barbeque celebrating the end of the school year. Sponsored by the Law Students' Association.

The Labor and Employment Society Presents "What Does the Future Hold for Pension Benefits in the Private Sector?"

Date: 
05.09.2013
Location: 
Room B

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) was enacted 39 years ago to protect the pension benefits of American workers in the private sector.  Yet today, only half of the active workforce actually has employer-provided retirement benefits and only 20% are accruing benefits under defined benefit pension plans.  Moreover, some of those pension plans are in danger of insolvency

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