Student organization event

The Law of the Land - Preserving Chicago's Historic Architecture

Date: 
10.11.2014
Location: 
Chicago Cultural Center (CCC), 78 E. Washington St.
Contact info (email or phone): 

John Holler - jholler@uchicago.edu

On Saturday, October 11, Law of the Land will be touring historic landmarks in downtown Chicago with the Chicago Architecture Foundation from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Following the tour, participants will have lunch and hear from a panel of two professionals in Chicago's historic preservation community: Eleanor Gorski and Richard Friedman. Ms.

"Sexual Abuse in Immigration Detention Centers" - Aneesha Gandhi, National Immigrant Justice Center

Date: 
05.12.2014
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

wilarseny@uchicago.edu

Please join the ACLU UChicago Law chapter, the Law Women's Caucus, and the Immigration Law Society for a discussion of sexual abuse in immigration detention centers, presented by Aneesha Gandhi of the National Immigrant Justice Center.

Thomas Lee, '91, "The Science of Statutory Interpretation"

Thomas R. Lee was appointed to the Utah Supreme Court by Governor Gary Herbert in July 2010. Before joining the Court, Justice Lee was the Rex & Maureen Rawlinson Professor of Law at the Brigham Young University Law School, where he continues to serve on a part-time basis as Distinguished Lecturer in Law.

[POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA] The Federalist Society and ACS present "Ending a Lifetime of Stigma: Criminal Records, Social Services, and What Students Can Do Now to Help"

Date: 
05.05.2014
Location: 
Room D

The Federalist Society and the American Constitution Society present

Ending a Lifetime of Stigma: Criminal Records, Social Services, and What Students Can Do Now to Help

moderated by Cynthia Cornelius, Equal Justice Words Fellow, Cabrini Green Legal Aid

Alex Brill, "How Money Walks: State Income Taxes and Interstate Mobility"

Alex Brill is a research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), where he studies the impact of tax policy on the U.S. economy as well as the fiscal, economic, and political consequences of tax, budget, health care, retirement security, and trade policies. He also works on health care reform, pharmaceutical spending and drug innovation, and unemployment insurance reform.

Participating faculty: 
Dhammika Dharmapala

Protecting and Expanding Access to Abortion Care: Message Briefing for Advocates & Professionals

Date: 
05.08.2014
Location: 
The Law School, Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

mmsheets@rhtp.org or brittanygorin@uchicago.edu

The research is in! How we talk about abortion makes a difference.

Learn how to communicate effectively in order to help ensure access to abortion care, lift restrictions on abortion coverage, and redirect attention to respecting and supporting the decisions of others.

Richard Duncan, "The Gosnell Murder Conviction: Abortion, Infanticide, and Looking Beyond the Masks of the Law"

Professor Duncan is the Sherman S. Welpton Professor of Law at the University of Nebraska College of Law. He received his B.A. from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in 1973. In 1976, he received his J.D. from the Cornell Law School, where he served on the Board of Editors of the Cornell Law Review.

Congressman Michael Quigley on MSM Blood Donation Ban

Congressman Michael Quigley is a graduate of the Harris School of Policy. He is the Congressman for Illinois's 5th District. Con. Quigley is outspoken against the FDA's ban against blood donation and will be at the law school to share his stance and answer questions from the audience.

BLSA Presents Preparing for a Transactional Practice

Date: 
04.22.2014
Location: 
Room F

Join associates from Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Sidley Austin for a lunch talk about their transition from law school to law firm corporate work. 1Ls will learn about what it means to work in a transactional practice and tips for how to market their interest during OCI.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession
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