Lectures

Gillian K. Hadfield discusses Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law & How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy

Date: 
11.07.2016
Location: 
Seminary Coop Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn

On Monday, November 7, 2016, Visiting Professor Gillian K. Hadfield discusses her new book Rules for a Flat World: Why Humans Invented Law & How to Reinvent It for a Complex Global Economy. She will be joined in conversation by University Professor James Robinson. The event will be held from 6:00pm - 7:30pm at the Seminary Coop Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn.

The Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Speaker Series with Bill Ridgway

Date: 
11.08.2016
Location: 
Room V

On November 8, Assistant US Attorney Bill Ridgway will speak to the Tuesday section of Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab about legal issues relating to computer crime.  All are welcome and seating may be limited; a reception will follow afterwards.

Faculty: 
William Ridgway

The Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Speaker Series with Tom Hardin

Date: 
10.31.2016
Location: 
Room II

The Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Speaker Series will feature a lunchtime presentation on Monday, October 31st, from white collar felon/government info

The Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Speaker Series with Barbara Kolsun

Date: 
10.17.2016
Location: 
Room I

The Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab will kick off its Speaker Series on Monday, October 17th, with a lunchtime presentation from

John Tasioulas, "Minimum Core Obligations: Human Rights in the Here and Now"

Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a nascent doctrine in international human rights law, is heavily contested both as to its meaning and utility.

Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society

John Tasioulas, "Minimum Core Obligations: Human Rights in the Here and Now"

Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a nascent doctrine in international human rights law, is heavily contested both as to its meaning and utility.

Professor Tasioulas discusses the notion of the ‘minimum core obligations’ associated with economic, social and cultural human rights, such as the rights to education and health. The idea of minimum core obligations, which is a nascent doctrine in international human rights law, is heavily contested both as to its meaning and utility.

Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society

Do You Want to Build a [Worker-Owned Business]?

Date: 
05.05.2016
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Stacy Massey

smassey@ij.org

As a part of the Innovate the Economy Festival, the Insitute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship and the Sustainable Economies Law Center team up to host a panel of entrepreneurs discussing  their experiences in working together to build cooperatively-owned and managed businesses. 

Catering provided by Inspiration Corporation

M. Todd Henderson, "Abolish Securities Regulation (and Replace It With a Market)"

Our regulation of the stock market is based on an antiquated statute that does not fit well with the realities of modern securities practice. Corporations hoping to access public markets are required to disclose market-moving information without charge and to all investors simultaneously.

Participating faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson, "Abolish Securities Regulation (and Replace It With a Market)"

Our regulation of the stock market is based on an antiquated statute that does not fit well with the realities of modern securities practice.

Our regulation of the stock market is based on an antiquated statute that does not fit well with the realities of modern securities practice. Corporations hoping to access public markets are required to disclose market-moving information without charge and to all investors simultaneously.

Moshe Halbertal, "Three Concepts of Human Dignity"

Human Dignity has become a central value in political and constitutional thought. Yet its meaning and scope, and its relation to other moral and political values such as autonomy and rights have been elusive. The lecture will explicate the value of Human Dignity through the exploration of three distinct ways in which dignity is violated.

Participating faculty: 
Martha C. Nussbaum
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