Academic conference

Place-Based Redevelopment Strategies: The Case of the Reclaiming Southwest Chicago Campaign

Date: 
04.17.2017
Location: 
Gleacher Center
Contact info (email or phone): 

Norma R. de Yagcier:  ndeyagci@uchicago.edu

Kreisman Housing Initiative - April 2017 Gleacher Breakfast Panel

                

Please join us for this breakfast and presentation on "Plac

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

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

The University of Chicago Legal Forum Symposium: Law and the Disruptive Workplace

Date: 
11.04.2016 - 11.05.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

yeldandi@uchicago.edu; jwenner@uchicago.edu

Recent technological advancements—accompanied by seminal developments in case law—make this an exciting time to evaluate the state of labor and employment law. This year’s Legal Forum Symposium explores the law’s attempts to keep pace with the rapid changes occurring in the modern American workplace. This event is free and open to the public, but seating may be limited.

Faculty: 
Laura Weinrib
Faculty: 
Richard A. Epstein
Faculty: 
Daniel Hemel

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
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