Academic conference

Law and Big Data: How Information Analytics Will Change the Law

Date: 
03.17.2017 - 03.18.2017
Location: 
Paris, France
Contact info (email or phone): 

Ms. Curtrice Scott:  curtrice@uchicago.edu

The Big Data revolution is pushing the boundaries of law and jurisprudence. Various regulated activities are shifting from human to data-driven machine control governed by contractual platforms instead of licensing regimes. How should the law address this profound transition? Does Big data transform the law itself — lawyering, judging, lawmaking?

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Anup Malani
Faculty: 
Jonathan S. Masur
Faculty: 
Anthony J. Casey
Faculty: 
Ariel Porat

Affordable Care Act Symposium Webcast

Date: 
10.31.2016
Location: 
Room E, University of Chicago Law School

The Affordable Care Act: Trick or Treat? 

The live symposium at the Gleacher Center will be webcast in Room E for those who wish to watch. 

More details on the conference here: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/events/2016-10-31-affordable-care-act-symposium

Law and Courts in Rebel Governance

Date: 
10.24.2016
Location: 
Classroom V

From ISIS to the Tamil Tigers to the FARC in Colombia, rebel and insurgent groups have proved themselves capable of holding territory for extended periods. There has been renewed work in recent years trying to understand the governance strategies that such groups employ, but relatively little attention to the role of law and courts in extending rebel rule and legitimating authority.

Affordable Care Act Symposium

Date: 
10.31.2016
Location: 
Gleacher Center 450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago

The Affordable Care Act is the most significant regulatory overhaul of the US healthcare system in 50 years.

Faculty: 
Jennifer Nou

Quadratic Voting and the Public Good

Date: 
04.07.2016 - 04.08.2016
Location: 
University of Chicago Quadrangle Club

Quadratic Voting (QV) aims to bring the efficiency of markets to collective decision making by pricing rather than rationing votes. The proposal has attracted substantial interest and controversy in economics, law, philosophy and beyond. The goal of this conference was to evaluate the promise of Quadratic Voting and to stimulate research on QV from a broad range of perspectives.

Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner

Tax Conference

Date: 
11.11.2016 - 11.12.2016
Location: 
University of Chicago Gleacher Center

Guest Worker Conference

Date: 
10.07.2016 - 10.08.2016
Location: 
TBD
Faculty: 
Adam Chilton
Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner

Workshop on Topics in Moral, Political & Legal Philosophy

Date: 
05.27.2016 - 05.28.2016
Location: 
Room 203 (Faculty Workshop)
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

An innovative tri-continental intellectual venture in which philosophers based at King's College London, University of Chicago and the National University of Singapore present and discuss work in progress in moral, political and legal philosophy.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter

Symposium on Richard Posner’s Divergent Paths: The Academy and the Judiciary

Date: 
05.03.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

Richard Posner’s new book argues that judges and legal academics are speaking past each other, to the extent they are speaking at all.  Judges often denigrate academic work as irrelevant and obscure, while academics criticize judges for being insufficiently theoretical and rigorous.  Divergent Paths takes on the causes and consequences of the growing gap between these two crucial bran

Faculty: 
Richard A. Posner

Bringing It All Back Home: Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law & Policy

Date: 
06.03.2016 - 06.04.2016
Location: 
Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Curtrice Scott at curtrice@uchicago.edu

Friday, June 3               

8:00 - 8:30am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:35am  – Welcome from Dean Daniel Diermeier, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
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