Student organization event

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.

How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas with Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria and Claudia Flores

Date: 
02.15.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

blondellm@uchicago.edu

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, will join 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 will be introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Claudia M. Flores

APALSA Presents Judge Edmund Chang, NDIL

Date: 
02.01.2016
Location: 
Room III

Judge Chang will talk about his career, the unique experiences and perspectives he has, and the importance of diversity in the judiciary.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Uncovering the Voting Rights Act in Shelby by Derrick Darby: Commentary by Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

joshiafi@uchicago.edu

 

Professor Darby will discuss the Supreme Court’s racial progress argument in Shelby County and argue that the case replaces a conservative narrative about racial progress with a liberal one.

Kevin Gutzman, "What Kind of Constitution?"

With commentary by Professor Gerald Rosenberg

Participating faculty: 
Gerald Rosenberg
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Stephen Moore, "The Wealth of States"

With Commentary by Professor Julie Roin

Participating faculty: 
Julie A. Roin
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

An Insider's Look at the Paris Agreement with Sue Biniaz

Date: 
01.28.2016
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Allen Li (allenl@uchicago.edu)

The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, and the Environmental Law Society Present: An Insider's Look at the Paris Agreement with Sue Biniaz

Big Data for Eminent Domain: The Future of Just Compensation with Professor Yun-chien Chang

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Classroom IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott (curtrice@uchicago.edu)

How should the value of a condemned home be assessed for purposes of just compensation? Real estate appraisal was long an art, because science was not an alternative. In the era of big data, property values can be much more objectively and accurately assessed—with hedonic regression models that account for real estate characteristics.

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell

Defenders and LSRJ Present: Reproductive Justice and Incarceration

Date: 
01.26.2016
Location: 
Room III

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

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