Student organization event

Richard Epstein and Andrew Koppelman, "The Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act"

Todd Itami, rising third-year student in the University of Chicago Law School, moderates a debate on the constitutionality of President Obama's healthcare program at an event on Monday, May 14, 2012 at the University of Chicago Law School.

Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Spring Break of Service 2012: Biloxi

University of Chicago Law School Students spent their spring break providing legal assistance in Biloxi, Mississippi. Read more about how Chicago Law students find ways to serve while they study.

Student organization presenters: 
Spring Break of Service

BLSA presents "Choosing Your Path – Litigation vs. Transactional"

Sponsored by BLSA, this event on May 14, 2012, featured attorneys from Paul Hastings, LLP, discussing the details of and differences between litigation and transactional law practices and share their thoughts on steps students can take to figure out which path is right for them. 


58:17 minutes (53.37 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association

Joyce Tischler, "The History of Animal Law"

Joyce Tischler is co-founder of the Animal Rights Defense Fund. This talk was recorded on April 4, 2012 and was sponsored by the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.


80:41 minutes (73.87 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

ACS Presents Linda Greenhouse

Date: 
05.09.2012
Location: 
Room III

Linda Greenhouse is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. She received her undergraduate degree from Radcliffe College (Harvard), and earned a Master of Studies in Law degree from Yale Law School in 1978. Ms.

Public Defender Brownbag Series: Nuts & Bolts of Loan Repayment on a Public Interest Salary

Date: 
05.03.2012
Location: 
Room V

Come learn about your options for making a public interest career path—including public defender careers—affordable. This event will feature a presentation by Dean Perry, Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid. Dean Perry will discuss how the Law School can assist you as you begin your public interest job after graduation.

David Wolfson, "Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law"

“Modern Developments in Farmed Animal Law” with David Wolfson, Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor at NYU Law School, Partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP was recored on April 3, 2012.


60:56 minutes (55.8 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Student Animal Legal Defense Fund

ACS and the Federalist Society Present: Judges Ikuta and Pryor

Date: 
04.30.2012
Location: 
Room II

Judge Sandra Ikuta serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She received her masters in journalism from Columbia University and her JD from UCLA School of Law in 1988. She went on to clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit and U.S.

ACS Presents Mark Kende, "A Progressive Constitutional Vision: What South Africa Can Teach the United States"

Date: 
04.26.2012
Location: 
Room V

Mark Kende is the James Madison Chair in Constitutional Law at Drake Law School and Director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law school, and went on to clerk for Judge Julian Cook, Jr. of the Eastern District of Michigan.

PILS Presents: How to Work in Public Interest while in Private Practice

Date: 
04.17.2012
Location: 
Room I

The Public Interest Law Society (PILS) invites you to hear a distinguished panel of attorneys discuss their pro bono matters.

Lunch will be provided.

Sponsored by Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

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