Lectures

Economy, Law, and Entrepreneurialism: A Conversation with Sam Zell

On April 3, 2012, the Law School hosted a timely discussion with Sam Zell, one of the world’s leading investors, on "The Economy, Law and Entrepreneurialism." Zell, whose investment interests span real estate, energy, logistics, transportation, media, and health care, was joined in conversation with Dean Michael Schill.

"Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation"

This discussion between Professor of Law M. Todd Henderson and Richard L. Sandor, (CEO, Environmental Financial Products, LLC, and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School) was sponsored by the Law School and Chicago Booth School of Business and was recorded on April 17, 2012.

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Presents Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., "Our Environmental Destiny"

Date: 
05.10.2012
Location: 
Room II

The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School presents

Our Environmental Destiny
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
President of the Waterkeeper Alliance

Thursday, May 10, 2012
12:15 p.m.

University of Chicago Law School – Classroom II
1111 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Il 60637

Ambassador James C. Hormel, '58, "Breaking the Pink Ceiling"

Scheming Washington insiders, Congressional power plays, and allegations of pedophilia were not enough to keep James C. Hormel, Class of 1958, from becoming America’s first openly gay ambassador.

Great Conversations: An Evening with Geoffrey Stone

Date: 
04.19.2012
Location: 
Gleacher Center, Room 40

Geoffrey R. Stone is Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He has served as dean of the Law School and, from 1993 to 2002, as provost of the University of Chicago. His most recent books are Top Secret: When Our Government Keeps Us in the Dark (2007) and War and Liberty: An American Dilemma (2007). Prof.

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Catharine MacKinnon, "Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality"

International Women’s Human Rights: Paradigms, Paradoxes, and Possibilities, a Sawyer Seminar organized by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, addresses contradictions within the concept and practice of women’s human rights.

Cass Sunstein Lunchtime Talk, “Regulation in the Twenty-First Century: Looking Forward, Looking Back.”

Date: 
04.02.2012
Location: 
Room II

Cass R. Sunstein currently serves as the Administrator of the United States Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Sunstein graduated in 1975 from Harvard College and in 1978 from Harvard Law School magna cum laude, where he went on to become the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law.

Catharine MacKinnon, "Trafficking, Prostitution, and Inequality"

International Women’s Human Rights: Paradigms, Paradoxes, and Possibilities, a Sawyer Seminar organized by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, addresses contradictions within the concept and practice of women’s human rights.


88:09 minutes (80.7 MB)

Center for Law, Philosophy, and Human Values presents Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco, “Legal Authority and the Paradox of Intention in Action”

Date: 
04.23.2012

Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco (Law, University of Birmingham):  “Legal Authority and the Paradox of Intention in Action.”  With commentary by Candace Vogler, Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.

Lior Strahilevitz, “Exclusion and Exclusivity: Past, Present & Future”

This lecture was recorded October 27, 2011, at the celebration of Deputy Dean Lior Strahilevitz's appointment as the Law School's inaugural Sidley Austin Professor of Law.


88:32 minutes (81.06 MB)
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