Academic conference

Colloquium on Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration

Date: 
05.03.2013
Location: 
International House
Contact info (email or phone): 

bharcourt@uchicago.edu

The Kanter Project on Mass Incarceration at the University of Chicago Law School presents

Asylums and Prisons: Deinstitutionalization and Decarceration
A Colloquium and Conversation at the University of Chicago

Women in Prison: Causes, Conditions, and Consequences Around the World (Panel Discussion and Report Launch)

Date: 
05.14.2013
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

skalantry@uchicago.edu

There has been an increase in the rate of women’s imprisonment in many countries around the world.  Yet many countries fail to adequately address the unique issues raised when women are deprived of their liberty.  The panelists will discuss the causes of the increase in rates of imprisonment, including the global war on drugs and drug use.  They will also address the conditions o

Restoring Justice: The Legacy of Edward Levi

Date: 
04.30.2013
Location: 
Logan Arts Center Performance Hall

When President Gerald Ford nominated renowned lawyer and legal scholar Edward Levi to be United States Attorney General, Levi took over an office that had been marred by the corruption of Watergate scandal. Levi's efforts to bring transparency, independence and integrity back to the Justice Department restored public confidence at a pivotal stage in U.S.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill

Conference on Developing Regulatory Policy in the Context of Deep Uncertainty: Legal, Economic, and Natural Science Perspectives

Date: 
04.26.2013 - 04.27.2013
Location: 
V

Regulators often face deep uncertainty about the probable effects of different regulatory choices. For example, they must choose procedures for the storage of nuclear waste, set financial standards for banks, approve drugs, and decide on carbon dioxide emissions standards when they cannot predict the full set of probable consequences from their choices.

Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach

Criminal Justice Roundtable

Date: 
04.26.2013 - 04.27.2013

Please note that this roundtable is by invitation only and is not open to the public. Papers are password-protected. If you are a participant who needs assistance accessing the papers, please contact Zachary Togami at ztogami@law.uchicago.edu.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler

Legal Forum Symposium: Frontiers of Consumer Protection

Date: 
11.02.2012
Location: 
Rooms V and II (Keynote)

This Friday, November 2nd, the University of Chicago Legal Forum will present its annual topical Symposium.  This year, Symposium participants will chart the "Frontiers of Consumer Protection," discussing three unsettled areas of consumer law: consumer protection and privacy online, the "federalization" of consumer protection, and product recalls.

Faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

Conference on the Future of Health Care Reform in the U.S.

Date: 
10.12.2012
Location: 
Courtroom

Organized by Michael Schill, Dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School, Kenneth Polonsky, Richard T.

Faculty: 
Michael H. Schill
Faculty: 
Anup Malani

Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VII

Session VII of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included: 


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Law and Development of Middle-Income Countries: Session VI

Session VI of this conference, organized by Tom Ginsburg, was recorded on April 21, 2012. It included:  

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