Student organization event

Law, Inc. Presents Hot Topics in Tech Law Panel Discussion

Date: 
04.28.2011
Location: 
Room III

Law, Inc.
The Law & Business Society @ The University of Chicago

Presents

A PANEL DISCUSSION ON TECHNOLOGY AND THE LAW
April 28 @ Noon, the Law School Room III

Our panel will discuss HOT TOPICS IN TECHNOLOGY: LAW, POLICY AND INNOVATION

Faculty: 
Randal C. Picker

JLSA Presents Israeli Supreme Court Justice Salim Joubran

Date: 
05.02.2011
Location: 
Room III

Salim Joubran is the first Arab-Israeli to hold a permanent seat on Israel's Supreme Court. Join us for a lecture about contemporary issues facing Israel's judiciary, followed by Q&A. Kosher lunch provided.

JLSA thanks the Decalogue Society of Lawyers for its help in sponsoring this event.

OutLaw presents "A Conservative Defense of Same-Sex Marriage" with Prof. Dale Carpenter (JD '92)

Date: 
04.28.2011
Location: 
Room I

Alumnus Dale Carpenter (JD '92), Co-Founder of the Edmund Burke Society, former Editor-in-Chief of the University of Chicago Law Review, and currently Earl R. Larson Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, will be speaking about why conservatives should support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.  Lunch will be provided.

The Law and Economics Society Presents: Judge Richard Posner

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Room II

The Honorable Judge Richard Posner has sat on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals since 1981 and taught at the Law School since 1969.  He is the author of dozens of books on topics as varied as aging, counter-terrorism, sex, the judiciary and, of course, Law and Economics. According to Fred Shapiro he is the most cited legal scholar of all time.

Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner

ACS and ACLU Present: Rachel Levinson on Academic Freedom and the First Amendment Since Garcetti v. Ceballos

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Room III

Is academic freedom protected by the First Amendment? Should it be? What are the cases telling us, and why do they suggest that any smart (public-sector) faculty member should refuse to serve on faculty committees and take any criticism of their university straight to the press?

ACS Presents – The Constitution in 2020: History and Originalism

Date: 
04.18.2011
Location: 
Room V

Professor Alison LaCroix and Professor Eric Slauter will discuss originalism as a methodology of constitutional interpretation and offer some historical critiques of it.

Faculty: 
Alison L. LaCroix

Immigration, Asylum, and Sanctuary? A Case Study of Human Trafficking in China

Date: 
04.22.2011
Location: 
Room V, The Law School

Prof. Maria Woltjen of the Law School’s Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic and several of her students discuss their experiences over the past year, including work on a field report on human trafficking in China.

Faculty: 
Maria Woltjen

Directing Traffic: The Migration Patterns and Consequences of Human Trafficking

Date: 
04.21.2011
Location: 
Room V

Prof. Charlotte Walker, head of the Human Rights Department at the University of Chicago, considers the impact of migration and criminal laws on sex trafficking—and vice versa—using in particular data and information from the EU, Turkey, and the Near East.

Pro Bono Coffee Mess (Part of Human Trafficking Series)

Date: 
04.20.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

Join local non-profit organizations, PILS, and Susan Curry in the Green Lounge for a special Pro Bono Coffee Mess.  Organizations specializing and/or dealing with human trafficking, domestic violence, and gender violence victims will be on hand to provide information on legal and non-legal volunteer opportunities.

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