Student organization event

Hinton Moot Court Semi-Finals

Date: 
02.17.2010
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

2009-2010 Hinton Moot Court Finals judged by Professors Cox, Dixon, and McAdams.

Criminal Law Society presents Dan Kahan, "The Laws of Cultural Cognition and the Cultural Cognition of Law"

Date: 
02.22.2010
Location: 
Room IV

Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law at Yale Law School.  In addition to risk perception, his areas of research include criminal law and evidence. Prior to coming to Yale in 1999, Professor Kahan was on the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.  He also served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S.

ACS presents Chief Judge McCuskey on "The Judicial Selection Process in Illinois Federal Courts"

Date: 
02.26.2010
Location: 
Room V

Chief Judge Michael McCuskey, United State District Court for the Central District of Illinois, will discuss the Judicial Selection Process in Illinois Federal Courts and take questions on life on the bench and the judicial clerkship process.

National Lawyers Guild presents: "Conspiracy of Injustice: Federal Drug Policy" with Attorney Leonard Goodman

Date: 
03.03.2010
Location: 
Room III

A report from the front lines of the war on drugs.

Federalist Society presents a debate "David French (ADF) v. Aziz Huq on Christian Legal Society v. Martinez & Religious Freedom"

Date: 
02.22.2010
Location: 
Room I

Can a public university law school deny school funding to a religious student organization because the group requires its officers and voting members to agree with its core religious viewpoints?

Faculty: 
Aziz Huq

China Law Society and Japan Law Society present "Constitutional Change in East Asia: A Panel Discussion"

Date: 
02.10.2010
Location: 
Room V

Constitutional reform has been on the agenda of every country in Northeast Asia in recent years.

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Albie Sachs, "Does the Law Have a Sense of Humor? The 'Laugh It Off' Case'"

Justice Sachs was appointed by President Nelson Mandela to serve on the newly established Constitutional Court, from which he retired this fall. Justice Sachs' career in human rights activism started at the age of seventeen, when as a law student in Cape Town, he took part in the Defiance of Unjust Laws Campaign.


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