Student organization event

"Gunner's World," from the 2010 Law School Musical

This song from "All You Need is Law: Because Love is Inefficient," the 2010 University of Chicago Law School Musical, was written by Bill Weaver, '10, and performed by Matt Kopko '11.

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

Date: 
02.03.2010
Location: 
Room III

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

Human Rights Law Society presents Wiktor Osiantynski, "Are Human Rights Still Universal?"

Date: 
02.23.2010
Location: 
The Law School, Room II

Please join us on Tuesday for a special lecture:

Are Human Rights Still Universal?

Ilya Somin and Saul Levmore, "Eminent Domain: After Kelo"

This debate, moderated by Dean Michael Schill, was sponsored by The Federalist Society and was recorded February 4, 2010. Ilya Somin is Associate Professor at George Mason University School of Law. Saul Levmore is William B. Graham Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.


60:11 minutes (55.1 MB)

ACS Presents: Judge Ruben Castillo, Retrospective View of Last Decade From The Federal Bench - Developments in the Law from 2000 to 2010

Date: 
02.22.2010
Location: 
Room II

From 1979 until 1984, Judge Castillo worked in private law practice in Chicago as an associate attorney for the law firm Jenner & Block. In 1984, he was named an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois. He worked as an assistant U.S. Attorney until 1988, when he became a regional counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

PILS presents Nick Tarasen, "Is the Prop 8 Trial a Mistake? Litigation Strategies and the Gay Agenda"

Date: 
02.18.2010
Location: 
Room C

PILS presents, as part of our ongoing brown bag lunch talk series . . . 

IS THE PROP 8 TRIAL A MISTAKE?  

Litigation Strategies and the Gay Agenda 

 

A student talk by 1L Nick Tarasen.  

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.

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