Student organization event

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.


61:13 minutes (56.06 MB)

APALSA presents the President of the Asian American Bar Association Discussing Its Role in Recent Judicial Appointments

Date: 
02.10.2010
Location: 
Room C

Sharon Hwang, President of the Asian-American Bar Association (AABA) of greater Chicago, talks about AABA's role in recent judicial appointments.  AABA was responsible for the recommendation and appointment of two recent federal judges—Young B.

ACS Presents: Joel R. Reidenberg, The Transparent Citizen and the Rule of Law

Date: 
02.04.2010
Location: 
Room II

Professor Reidenberg will explore the erosion of the boundary between public and private information on the Internet. His thesis is that the transparency of personal information available online erodes the rule of law in three ways.

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