Academic conference

Intergenerational Equity and Discounting

Date: 
04.28.2006

A conference, "Intergenerational Equity and Discounting," will be held at the University of Chicago Law School on Friday April 28th (room F). The conference program is at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/conf/equity/program.pdf.

Protecting Cultural Heritage: International Law After the War in Iraq

Date: 
02.03.2006

Upon the fall of Saddam Hussein's government in April 2003, news accounts described in grim detail how Iraqs National Museum was pillaged while American forces stood yards away and did nothing. An epidemic of archaeological looting erupted throughout Iraq and continues largely unchecked to this day.
 

Faculty: 
Kenneth W. Dam
Faculty: 
Eric Posner

India: Implementing Pluralism and Democracy

Date: 
11.11.2005 - 11.13.2005

The Center for Comparative Constitutionalism and the Martin Marty Center present, "India: Implementing Pluralism and Democracy," November 11, 12, and 13 at the University of Chicago Law School.  For further information please visit http://ccc.uchicago.edu/events/index.html or contact Shaheen Haji

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

The Limits of International Law

Date: 
10.28.2005 - 10.29.2005

The Limits of International Law: A Symposium on the Book by Jack Goldsmith and Eric Posner (Oxford University Press 2004)

University of Georgia Law School, October 28-29, 2005

Participants:

Jack Goldsmith, Harvard University Law School
Eric Posner, University of Chicago Law School
Kenneth Anderson, American University Law School

Faculty: 
Eric Posner

Homo Economicus, Homo Myoipicus, and the Law and Economics of Consumer Choice

Date: 
06.16.2005 - 06.18.2005

Conference Description: Advances in behavioral economics raise serious doubt about the ability of individuals to make choices that will work to their benefit over the long term. Nevertheless, none of these lessons has been used to reassess the legal rules designed to protect individual consumers, legal rules that in some cases have remained essentially unchanged for more than a century.

Political Economy and Public Law Conference

Date: 
06.05.2009

The Law School & Harris School of Public Policy
University of Chicago, June 5-6, 2009
1111 E. 60th St, Chicago, IL

This conference is by invitation only.

Preliminary Schedule

Friday, June 5    

Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles

"The View From The Ground" Conference

Date: 
04.20.2007 - 04.21.2007

The View From The Ground: Issues and Inquiries Arising From Eight Square Blocks of Chicago's South Side.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Conference: Business Ethics, Law, and History: From the Atlantic Slave Trade to Wall Street

Date: 
11.02.2007

The University of Chicago Law School presents

Business Ethics, Law, and History: From the Atlantic Slave Trade to Wall Street

November 2, 2007

University of Chicago Law School
1111 East 60th Street
Chicago, Illinois

9:00 – 10:30: The Business of Slavery – Human Property, Capitalism, and Ethics

Mandel Legal Aid Clinic 50th Anniversary Symposium

Date: 
02.23.2008

The Arthur Kane Center for Clinical Legal Education
at The University of Chicago Law School
presents:

Mandel Legal Aid Clinic’s 50th Anniversary Symposium
"Out of the Shadow: Clinical Legal Education"

Saturday, February 23, 2008
8:30am - 3:30pm
Weymouth Kirkland Auditorium
University of Chicago Law School

Faculty: 
Emily Buss
Faculty: 
Randal C. Picker
Faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone
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