Academic conference

Legal Forum Symposium: Policing the Police

Date: 
11.06.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

rubyg@uchicago.edu

First published in 1985, the University of Chicago Legal Forum is the Law School’s second-oldest journal. The Legal Forum is a student-edited journal that focuses on a single cutting-edge legal issue every year, presenting an authoritative and timely approach to a particular topic.

 

Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams
Faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
Faculty: 
John Rappaport

How Law Works: Perspectives from Economics, Psychology, Political Science, and Philosophy

Date: 
10.09.2015
Location: 
Room F

Join us for a Conference on Richard H. McAdams’ The Expressive Powers of Law and Frederick Schauer’s The Force of Law.

This conference is free and open to the public. For special assistance or needs, please contact Erin Wellin at 773-834-4326, or ewellin@law.uchicago.edu.

Faculty: 
Richard H. McAdams

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Access to Quality TB Diagnostics

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. Urvashi Singh, AIIMS (India)

Hannah Brennan, Public Citizen (USA)

Dr. Reuben Swamickan, USAID (India)

Dr. Kiran Pandey, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine (USA)

Moderated by Dr. Evan Lyon, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Stigma, Discrimination and Vulnerable Groups

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Allan Maleche, KELIN (Kenya)

Anjali Borhade, Public Health Foundation of India (India)

Prabha Mahesh, Alert India (India)

Dr. Bollineni Keerthi, Vasavya Mahila Mandali (India)

Moderated by Blessina Kumar, Chair, Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA)

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Health Systems and TB Policy

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. SK Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (India)

Dr. KS Sachdeva, RNTCP, Government of India (India)

Sandeep Ahuja, Operation ASHA (India)

Dr. Achuthan Nair Sreenivas, WHO (India)

Kerry McBroom, Human Rights Law Network (India)

Moderated by Chapal Mehra, Independent Writer, Researcher and Public Health Specialist

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Keynote Address by Anand Gover

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Anand Grover, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Director, HIV/AIDS Units, Lawyers Collective

Part of the conference "Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis," organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Contracting over Privacy

Date: 
10.16.2015 - 10.17.2015
Location: 
V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Erin Wellin, 773-834-4326

Information privacy is rapidly emerging as one of the key areas of consumer protection in our era. This conference will examine the role of contract in policing information privacy. Are private contracts an efficient regulatory tool of data privacy? Should the law incorporate mandatory protections, not waivable by consumers?

Faculty: 
Omri Ben-Shahar
Faculty: 
Lior Strahilevitz
Faculty: 
Adam Chilton
Faculty: 
Randal C. Picker

How Do Constitutions Succeed?: Versteeg & Chilton & "Melkinsburg"

Chair: Michael Seidman, Georgetown University

Participating faculty: 
Adam Chilton
Participating faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Participating faculty: 
William H. J. Hubbard

How Do Constitutions Succeed?: Landemore & Lerner

Chair: Laura Weinrib, University of Chicago Law School

Helene Landemore, Yale University
"What is a good constitution? Comparing three draft proposals in the Icelandic experiment"
Comments by Amanda Greene, University of Chicago Law School

Hanna Lerner, Tel Aviv University
"Constitutional Incrementalism and Religious Freedom"

Participating faculty: 
Laura Weinrib
Participating faculty: 
Alison LaCroix

How Do Constitutions Succeed?: Shaprio & Gargarella

Chair: Alexandra Huneeus, University of Wisconsin

Introduction, Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq, University of Chicago Law School

Martin Shapiro, UC Berkeley School of Law
"Political Parties and Constitutional Performance"
Comments by Nick Stephanopoulos, University of Chicago Law School

Roberto Gargarella, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina

Participating faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Participating faculty: 
Aziz Huq
Participating faculty: 
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
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