Student organization event

ACS and ACLU Present: Rachel Levinson on Academic Freedom and the First Amendment Since Garcetti v. Ceballos

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Room III

Is academic freedom protected by the First Amendment? Should it be? What are the cases telling us, and why do they suggest that any smart (public-sector) faculty member should refuse to serve on faculty committees and take any criticism of their university straight to the press?

ACS Presents – The Constitution in 2020: History and Originalism

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Room V

Professor Alison LaCroix and Professor Eric Slauter will discuss originalism as a methodology of constitutional interpretation and offer some historical critiques of it.

Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary? A Case Study of Human Trafficking in China

Date: 
04.22.2011
Location: 
Room V, The Law School

Prof. Maria Woltjen of the Law School’s Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic and several of her students discuss their experiences over the past year, including work on a field report on human trafficking in China.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Directing Traffic: The Migration Patterns and Consequences of Human Trafficking

Date: 
04.21.2011
Location: 
Room V

Prof. Charlotte Walker, head of the Human Rights Department at the University of Chicago, considers the impact of migration and criminal laws on sex trafficking—and vice versa—using in particular data and information from the EU, Turkey, and the Near East.

Pro Bono Coffee Mess (Part of Human Trafficking Series)

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

Join local non-profit organizations, PILS, and Susan Curry in the Green Lounge for a special Pro Bono Coffee Mess.  Organizations specializing and/or dealing with human trafficking, domestic violence, and gender violence victims will be on hand to provide information on legal and non-legal volunteer opportunities.

Human Trafficking: Global Problems, Global Solutions (Afternoon Lecture)

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Courtroom

Prof. Mohamed Mattar-- of the Georgetown Law Center and Johns Hopkins University's SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies) will present his research on the constitutional limitations and judicial application of various human trafficking statutes.  Prof.

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

Human Trafficking: Global Problems, Global Solutions (Lunch Panel)

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Room III

Prof. Mohamed Mattar of the Georgetown Law Center and Johns Hopkins University’s SAIS (School of Advanced International Studies) will discuss, along with Prof. Tom Ginsburg, this growing international human rights problem and the importance (and lack of) international state cooperation.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Adam M. Roberts, "Working to Keep Wildlife in the Wild"

The University of Chicago Student Animal Legal Defense Fund proudly presents the 3rd Annual Animal Law Week, generously supported by The McCormick Companions' Fund.  On Monday, April 11th, Adam M. Roberts discusses lions, bears, and bushmeat in his presentation: "Working to Keep Wildlife in the Wild."  Mr.


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Law Students for Reproductive Justice present "Reproductive Justice and Biotechnology in the Genomic Age"

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Room I

Law Students for Reproductive Justice is proud to present Northwestern University Professor Dorothy Roberts discussing Reproductive Justice and Biotechnology in the Genomic Age.

Criminal Law Society presents "Race, Poverty, Innocence & Death: Why Other States Will Follow Illinois in Abolishing Capital Punishment"

Date: 
05.03.2011
Location: 
Room III

Stephen B. Bright is president and senior counsel of the Southern Center for Human Rights and teaches at Yale Law School. He served as director of the Center from 1982 through 2005, and has been in his present position since the start of 2006. He has taught at Yale since 1993.

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