Lectures

Richard Posner, Empirical Legal Studies Conference keynote

Richard A. Posner, Senior Lecturer in Law and a judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, devoted a lunchtime keynote to discussing how judges might receive and view empirical research.

Bettinger-López, "Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation"

Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation

Caroline Bettinger-López is a Visiting Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Acting Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Bettinger-López, "Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation"

Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation

Caroline Bettinger-López is a Visiting Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Acting Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

A Fireside Chat with David Sacks '98, Founder and CEO of Yammer

Professor Todd Henderson leads an engaging discussion with Yammer Founder and CEO, David Sacks. 

Participating faculty: 
M. Todd Henderson

Laws Prohibiting Sex-Selective Abortion in the United States: Ending Gender Discrimination or Perpetuating Xenophobia?

As part of the anti-abortion movement's legislative campaign, seven states have passed bans on sex-selective abortion and many more are pending, including in Congress. Advocates of the bans argue that they are needed to prevent widespread elimination of female fetuses by Asians in the United States.

Participating faculty: 
Brian Citro

Laws Prohibiting Sex-Selective Abortion in the United States: Ending Gender Discrimination or Perpetuating Xenophobia?

As part of the anti-abortion movement's legislative campaign, seven states have passed bans on sex-selective abortion and many more are pending, including in Congress. Advocates of the bans argue that they are needed to prevent widespread elimination of female fetuses by Asians in the United States.

Student organization presenters: 
Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
IWH: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
Student organization presenters: 
South Asian Law Students Association

Working with the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health: Experiences, Lessons and Global Themes

Date: 
03.10.2014
Location: 
Harper Memorial Library - Room 140, 1116 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Alexandra Berthiaume, aberthiaume@medicine.bsd.uchicago.edu

A part of the Global Health Speaker Series, presented by the Center for Global Health (http://cgh.uchicago.edu/)

Featuring:
Mihir Mankad, Legal Consultant, Lawyers Collective (India) and Andrey Rylkov Foundation (Russia)

Brian Citro, Clinical Lecturer in Law, International Human Rights Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Regulation of Sexual and Reproductive Health and the Right to Health and Human Dignity

Date: 
03.05.2014
Location: 
Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105), 5733 South University, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Yaniv Kleinman, ykleinman@uchicago.edu

The Human Rights Program, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) are pleased to present a conversation between sexual and reproductive health practitioners and theorists on the regulation and criminalization of sexual and reproductive health.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

The Corporate Lab Speaker Series Presents: John Flavin on Chicago Innovation Exchange

Date: 
05.05.2014
Location: 
Room IV

John Flavin, a Chicago entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in life sciences ventures, will discuss Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), the newly formed hub for multidisciplinary collaborations and support for business start-up activities at the University of Chicago.  Mr. Flavin has been named executive director of CIE.   

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer

Law in a Time of Cholera: The Failure of the United Nations in Haiti

Date: 
02.26.2014
Location: 
Room III

(see http://humanrights.uchicago.edu/haiti-cholera-crisis for the most up-to-date information)

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
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