Lectures

Visiting Jurists Program: Judge Rena Raggi

Date: 
04.17.2013
Location: 
Room V

On Wednesday, April 17, Judge Reena Raggi will address federal criminal sentencing from the perspective of both a trial court and appeals court judge. Judge Raggi began her judicial career in 1987 as a Reagan appointee to the federal district court of Eastern New York, at the age of 35.

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

Clinics in Action: The Exoneration Project

The Exoneration Project presents "Convicting the Innocent: Addressing Wrongful Convictions in Cook County, Illinois"


61:40 minutes (56.46 MB)

Distinguished Visiting Jurists Program: Hon. Robert D. Sack, “The Use of Common Law Methodology in the Second Circuit”

Date: 
04.03.2013
Location: 
Room V

Judge Sack is a United States Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At the time of his appointment in 1998, he was in private law practice as a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Judge Sack received his B.A. degree from the University of Rochester in 1960, and his LL.B. degree from Columbia Law School in 1963.

Dr. Richard L. Sandor and Henry M. Paulson, Jr., “Economic Growth in China: Prospects and Potential Pitfalls”

Date: 
03.05.2013
Location: 
Room II

The Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics and The China Law Society present a lunchtime discussion

Dr. Richard L. Sandor and Henry M. Paulson, Jr.
“Economic Growth in China: Prospects and Potential Pitfalls”
Moderated by Professor Tom Ginsburg

Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg

Visiting Jurist Series presents Hon. Thomas B. Griffith

Date: 
02.20.2013
Location: 
University of Chicago Law School, Room V

Judge Griffith was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in June 2005.

Don Harmon, JD/MBA '94, "Running for Office: From UChicago Law to the Illinois State Senate"

Date: 
02.18.2013
Location: 
Room V

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students office, the Law School Democrats, and the JD/MBA Association.

William Brodsky, "The Multi-purpose JD: How my law degree helped me in my career in business"

William J. Brodsky is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CBOE Holdings, Inc. and the Chicago Board Options Exchange. As Chairman and CEO of CBOE since 1997, Brodsky has overseen a period of tremendous growth as well as product and technological innovation at the exchange. He serves as the options industry’s leading advocate in shaping market policy and regulation.


56:27 minutes (51.69 MB)

Martha Nussbaum, "The New Religious Intolerance"

Date: 
10.09.2012
Location: 
International House, Assembly Hall 1414 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL

The World Beyond the Headlines presents

Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at The University of Chicago, on her book:

"The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age"

Faculty: 
Martha Nussbaum

Alison LaCroix, "Sick & Tired?: The 'Obamacare' Ruling and the Supreme Court's New Old Federalism"

Date: 
09.17.2012
Location: 
Reynolds Club, South Lounge, 5706 South University, Chicago, IL

Alison LaCroix speaks at the University's Constitution Day event. For deatils, see http://event.uchicago.edu/maincampus/detail.php?guid=CAL-402882f8-394eb2...

Faculty: 
Alison LaCroix
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