Student organization event

Laying Down the Law: Police Reform in China and Hong Kong

Date: 
02.20.2012
Location: 
Room II

Criminal law and police in China and Hong Kong may seem something of a mystery to us, but one thing is certain: they're currently under reform. Unravel the mystery with Kam C. Wong, Xavier University, the author of several books on the criminal justice and police system in China and Hong Kong.

Victor Hwang, Managing Director of T2 Venture Capital, on Innovation Ecosystems

Date: 
02.21.2012
Location: 
Room V

The JD/MBA Association hosts Victor Hwang, Managing Director of T2 Venture Capital, for a discussion about Innovation Ecosystems. Mr. Hwang will be sharing insights from a white paper he has written titled, "The Rainforest: How 'Chicago Thinking' Explains Silicon Valley." He has collaborated with Professor William Hubbard on the paper.

A Discussion on Leadership with Bill Von Hoene, EVP of Finance and Legal, Exelon Corporation

Date: 
02.16.2012
Location: 
Room I

The JD/MBA Association and Energy Law Society host a Discussion on Leadership with Bill Von Hoene, Executive Vice President of Finance and Legal, Exelon Corporation.

Introduction to be given by Dean Michael Schill, Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

ACS Nathan Cummings Judicial Fellow Lecture: Judge Susan Carney

Date: 
04.13.2012

Judge Susan Carney joined the Second Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals in the spring of 2011. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 1977, Judge Carney clerked for Judge Levin Campbell on the First Circuit before entering private practice.

ACS Nathan Cummings Judicial Fellow Lecture: Judge Mary Schroeder

Date: 
04.04.2012

Judge Mary Schroeder is a senior circuit judge on the 9th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. She received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School 1965, one of six women in her class. Judge Schroeder practiced law with the Civil Division of the Department of Justice and the law firm Lewis & Roca before being appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals in 1975.

ACS Nathan Cummings Judicial Fellow Lecture: Judge David Tatel

Date: 
03.01.2012

Judge Tatel has served on the D.C. Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals since 1994. After graduating from the University of Chicago Law School, Judge Tatel taught at the University of Michigan Law School before joining the law firm Sidley Austin in Chicago.

Women's Mentoring Program & Law Women's Caucus Present: Women in Real Estate Law

Date: 
01.30.2012
Location: 
Room I

Join the Women's Mentoring Program and the Law Women's Caucus for this lunch talk on women in real estate law. Panelists will discuss their career paths and the possibilities open to those interested in entering this practice area in 2012/2013. Lunch will be provided!

Diverse Attorneys Career Panel

This Diversity Month event, recorded on January 13, 2011, featured lawyers from ethnic minority groups who spoke to students about working in different areas of law. Lawyers from government, academia, public interest, traditional law firm, non-traditional law firms were invited. Speakers included Harpreet Chahal, Glenn McKeon, and Oscar Alcantara.


53:30 minutes (48.99 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Latino/a Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
South Asian Law Students Association

Neighbors presents Timuel Black, "Racial Discrimination and UofC: A Sordid History"

Date: 
01.23.2012
Location: 
Law School, Room III

This Diversity Month program organized by Neighbors features a discussion about the University of Chicago's history of racial discrimination against the surrounding community, including such topics as racial restrictive covenants in leases.  Neighbors is pleased to host Timuel Black, a respected scholar and Chicago historymaker with extensive knowledge and understanding of the South S

Culture Shock: The Globalization of Firm Culture

Date: 
01.24.2012
Location: 
Room III

You've heard it all before: globalization is unstoppable; McDonald's is on the rise; the world is getting smaller. But what to do about it?

Faculty: 
Preston M. Torbert
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