Academic conference

Youth/Police Conference: Opening Remarks

Dean Michael H. Schill, Craig B. Futterman, Jamie Kalven

  • Dean Michael H. Schill, University of Chicago Law School
  • Craig B. Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
  • Jamie Kalven, Invisible Institute

How Do Constitutions Succeed? Defining and Assessing Constitutional Performance

Date: 
04.24.2015 - 04.25.2015

Constitutional drafting is an increasingly central element of political reconstruction in both transitioning democracies and shattered states.  It is also increasingly a transnational activity, involving a plethora of international actors, both governmental and nongovernmental, that provide support and advice on process and substance.  Despite all this activity, we still lack theoreti

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
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Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum
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Jennifer Nou
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Alison LaCroix
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Adam Chilton

Youth/Police Conference

Date: 
04.24.2015 - 04.25.2015
Location: 
Room I
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

The aim of the Youth/Police Conference is to deepen the discourse about issues arising from interactions between African-American youth and police in urban America. We began planning this occasion before events in Ferguson, New York, and Cleveland put these issues at the center of a national conversation.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open

Date: 
05.05.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open?

Sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, Environmental Law Society, the Law and Technology Society, and the Human Rights Law Society.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Conference: Federal Agency Decision-Making Under Deep Uncertainty

Date: 
05.08.2015 - 05.09.2015
Location: 
Saieh Hall for Economics, Room 021
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfi@uchicago.edu

Organizers:

  • David Weisbach, University of Chicago Law School
  • Alan Sanstad, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Jennifer Nou, University of Chicago Law School

Many federal agencies are required to p

Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Jennifer Nou

Jorde Symposium: Forgiveness, Law and Justice

Date: 
01.08.2015
Location: 
Courtroom
Contact info (email or phone): 

ewellin@uchicago.edu

Martha Minow, Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Cass Sunstein, "Partyism"

Keynote speech for Legal Forum Symposium 2014: Does Election Law Serve the Electorate?

Keynote speech for Legal Forum Symposium 2014: Does Election Law Serve the Electorate?

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School.

This talk was recorded on November 7, 2014.

Cass Sunstein, "Partyism"

Keynote speech for Legal Forum Symposium 2014: Does Election Law Serve the Electorate?

Cass Sunstein is the Robert Walmsley University Professor at Harvard Law School.

This talk was recorded on November 7, 2014.

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Cass Sunstein, "Partyism"
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