Student organization event

William Gibbs on Concussions in Sports

Date: 
01.30.2014
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

brianahn@uchicago.edu

William Gibbs, an attorney at Corboy & Demetrio, will give a talk about the legal issues surrounding concussions in sports. Mr. Gibbs currently represents numerous retired NFL players and the Estate of former Chicago Bear Dave Duerson against the NFL in litigation stemming from concussions and CTE suffered by Duerson.

The School to Prison Pipeline in Chicago

Date: 
01.23.2014
Location: 
Room IV

This Diversity Month program features Jadine Chou, the Chief Safety and Security Officer for Chicago Public Schools speaking on the destructive results that come from the school-to-prison pipeline and what CPS is doing to combat it. The system disproportionately effects black males who are kicked out of school for misbehavior and end up engaging in criminal behavior.

Chicago Law Foundation Annual Public Interest Auction

Date: 
01.23.2014
Location: 
Green Lounge

Join CLF for our Annual Public Interest Auction! The auction will take place at 4:30pm in the Green Lounge.

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
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