Student organization event

BLSA presents Charlotte Walker-Said, "The HIV/AIDS Crisis in Africa and the Creation of 'Diseased Minorities'"

Charlotte Walker-Said is a Human Rights Lecturer at the University of Chicago and an African historian by training. Recently, her research has focused on gender, religion, governance, and economic expansion in West and Equatorial Africa.


60:07 minutes (55.05 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association

"Clinics In Action: The Mental Health Advocacy Project Challenges Illinois' Decision to Close Three State Hospitals"

Illinois operates nine inpatient psychiatric facilities housing approximately 1300 persons.  Faced with a substantial budget deficit, on September 8, 2011, the State announced its intention to close three of these facilities.  The State has also announced that it does not intend to fund alternative services in the community.  Because inpatient care is generally brief,


59:05 minutes (54.09 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Disability Law Society

IPLS presents "Practical Tips to Prepare You To Succeed in the Legal Profession"

This panel was recorded on November 17, 2011, and was sponsored by The Intellectual Property Law Society and Richard Linn American Inn of Court. The panel included:


85:06 minutes (77.91 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Intellectual Property Law Society

Energy Law Socity presents "Federal Fixes or Failures? Government Energy Funding Post-Solyndra"

Date: 
11.22.2011
Location: 
Law School -- Room I

A Panel Discussion with Professors Eric Biber, Todd Henderson, and David Weisbach. The three will share their thoughts on the role of government in the energy sector, including picking winners, subsidies, carbon taxes, and the free market approach

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach

Criminal Law Society and Office of Career Services presents a Criminal Law Career Panel

Date: 
11.16.2011
Location: 
Law School Room III

The panel will contain four practitioners in criminal law including a former AUSA for the Northern District of Illinois, former State's Attorney, former Federal Defender, and former State Defender.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Neighbors and BLSA present "How to Fix Our Schools"

Neighbors and BLSA hosted a panel on public education on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  The following questions are a sample of the issues discussed:
  • What does law have to do with education/education reform?
  • What is currently the biggest opportunity and the biggest obstacle in working with labor management?


61:19 minutes (56.14 MB)
Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Neighbors

The Federalist Society Presents: Michael I. Krauss, "Why Israel is Free to Set Its Own Borders"

Date: 
11.21.2011

 

Michael I. Krauss
George Mason University Law School
Why Isreal is Free to Set its Own Borders

with commentary by
Professor Daniel Abebe
The University of Chicago Law School

Lunch Provided!

Faculty: 
Daniel Abebe

The Federalist Society Presents: Clark Neilly, "Judicial Engagement"

Date: 
11.17.2011

 

Clark Neily
The Institute for Justice
Judicial Engagement

Lunch Provided!

Federalist Society Presents: Professor Andrew Moriss, "US News Rankings"

Date: 
11.15.2011

 

Professor Andrew Morriss
The University of Alabama School of Law
US News Rankings

with commentary by
Lior Strahilevitz
Deputy Dean, The University of Chicago Law School

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