Student organization event

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

Neighbors Second Annual Blood Drive

Date: 
02.23.2016
Location: 
South Green Lounge
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jessica Giulitto, jgiulitto@gmail.com, 330-931-2610

Did you know a single blood donation could save up to three lives? The University of Chicago Hospitals constantly run a blood deficit. Help alleviate the blood shortage in our community by donating blood at the Neighbors' Blood Drive!

All donors from the class with the highest participation will receive personal glory AND a cupcake. 

Ralph Rossum, "Understanding Clarence Thomas: The Jurisprudence of Constitutional Restoration"

Commentary by Professor Justin Driver

Participating faculty: 
Justin Driver
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

DEFENSE OF BATTERED SPOUSES WHO KILL THEIR BATTERERS

Date: 
02.16.2016
Location: 
ROOM III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Lindsay Stone; Stonel@uchicago.edu

DEFENDERS, DVP, & LSRJ present "Defense of Battered Spouses Who Kill Their Batterers" with Andrea Lyon, Dean of Valparaiso Law and Death Penalty Defense Attorney.

PILS Public Interest Networking Breakfast

Date: 
05.12.2016
Location: 
Room D

Talk to students and professors who are interested in public interest law in a casual setting. Food from Yolk will be provided. No RSVP required - drop by at any time.

Avik Roy, "The Future of Health Care Law and Policy"

With commentary by Professor Anup Malani

Participating faculty: 
Anup Malani
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Panel: "Reproductive Justice and Incarceration"

Reproductive justice and incarceration are often regarded as entirely separate issues, but women in prison face significant restricts on their reproductive freedom and bodily integrity. Join Defenders and LSRJ for a discussion of the intersection of these in important topics with attorneys and community members from Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).

Student organization presenters: 
Defenders
Student organization presenters: 
IWH: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice

THE LEGACY OF NEOSLAVERY: MASS INCARCERATION AND AGGRESSIVE POLICING

Date: 
02.11.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

akrobinson@uchicago.edu

Douglas A. Blackmon is the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, and co-executive producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary of the same name.

American Constitution Society, APALSA, BALSA, LLSA and SALSA present The Racial Achievement Gap with Derrick Darby

Date: 
02.03.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Derrick Darby will discuss the racial achievement gap which he is writing about in an upcoming co-authored book. The book takes a historical look at the origins of the racial achievement, going back to nineteenth century antebellum America, and argues that they matter for social justice efforts today.

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