Student organization event

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, "How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas"

A discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations.

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, joined students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse was introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Latino/a Law Students Association

CLF Swag Sale

Date: 
03.03.2016
Location: 
The Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

Margaret O'Connor, margaretoc@uchicago.edu

CLF will be selling clothing and other swag in the Green Lounge on Thursday from 12:15 PM–1:30 PM. Don't miss this opportunity to purchase your UChicago Law swag before spring break!

Flint's Water Crisis

Date: 
03.29.2016
Location: 
Room D

The Environmental Law Society, EPIC, and Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, and the ACLU present: Flint's Water Crisis

Crimmigration: Examining the State of Affairs in U.S. Immigration Enforcement

Date: 
02.26.2016
Location: 
Room V

This lunch talk on immigration enforcement, sponsored by the Immigration Law Society and ACLU student organizations, will be moderated by Dean Thomas Miles and feature additional speakers Professor Geoffrey Heeren from Valparaiso University Law School, Professor Daniel Morales from DePaul University College of Law, and National Litigation Coordinator Mark Fleming

Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles

Chief Judge Diane Wood, "Making Your Voice Heard"

Chief Judge Diane Wood presents "Making Your Voice Heard" and speaks on issues related to women's professional development and the difficulties they face. 

Participating faculty: 
Diane P. Wood

Teaching the Law of Rape

Date: 
02.25.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Vera Iwankiw, viwankiw@uchicago.edu

Please join Law Students for Reproductive Justice as they present Professors Jonathan Masur and Richard McAdams. They will discuss the unique issues involved in teaching the law of rape in a law school.

Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Faculty: 
Jonathan Masur

Careers in Environmental Law

Date: 
02.23.2016
Location: 
Room D

Please join the Environmental Law Society to learn from practicing environmental attorneys about what it's like to pursue a career in the field of environmental law. The panel refects the wide range of career possiblities available to students interested in environmental law, featuring panelists from the NRDC, EPA Region 5, and Foley Lardner. 

Let's Talk 711 Licenses

Date: 
02.24.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

hklazar@uchicago.edu

The 711 license is a license provided in Illinois under Supreme Court Rule 711, that allows students to practice law under the supervision of a licensed attorney (often involving stepping up in court!).  3Ls who have worked with 711 licenses will describe their experiences and answer questions about how to prepare for the application process.

Minorities on the Bench

Date: 
02.25.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

Judge Sharon Coleman on the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois will be speaking about her experiences rising to the bench as a minority. She will also discuss the current state of minority representation in the judiciary.

The Southern Manifesto in Myth and Memory

Date: 
02.24.2016
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

Professor Justin Driver will assess the Southern Manifesto -- a 1956 document that denounced the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education -- as the sixtieth anniversary of its publication approaches.   

This event is open to the public

Faculty: 
Justin Driver
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