Martha C. Nussbaum Student Roundtables

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In the interest of facilitating conversations about important legal issues across viewpoints, the Law School faculty and the Office of the Dean of Students organizes a series of conversations with students hosted by faculty members and other members of the Law School community.  The roundtables are styled after the faculty weekly roundtables, where faculty members gather over lunch to discuss various topics of legal and societal import.  Discussions are limited to 8-12 students, and registration is required.

 

Date

Topic

Hosts

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

When Charities Exploit the Law

Daniel Hemel, Assistant Professor of Law

Saul Levmore, William B. Graham Distinguished Service Professor of Law

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Whose Wedding Cake? Anti-discrimination and Religious Exemptions

William Baude, Professor of Law, Aaron Director Research Scholar

Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics

Monday, November 12, 2018 

What (if anything) should law do about rising income and wealth inequality?

William Hubbard, Professor of Law

David Weisbach, Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, Senior Fellow, the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory

Monday, November 19, 2018

Bail Reform

John Rappaport, Assistant Professor of Law

Alison Siegler, Assistant Clinical Professor

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

After the Kavanaugh Nomination

Aziz Z. Huq, Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, Mark Claster Mamolen Teaching Scholar

Sarah M. Konsky, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Free Speech on Campus, What Should the Rules Be?

Jonathan S. Masur, John P. Wilson Professor of Law, David and Celia Hilliard Research Scholar, Director of the Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Program in Behavioral Law, Finance and Economics

Genevieve Lakier, Assistant Professor of Law

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Healthcare, Global Inequality and Immigration

Anup Malani, Lee and Brena Freeman Professor of Law

Claudia Flores, Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Director, International Human Rights Clinic

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Prosecutorial and Police Discretion

Herschella G. Conyers, Clinical Professor of Law

Lior J. Strahilevitz, Sidley Austin Professor of Law

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Would it be better for the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court straightforwardly to overrule Roe v. Wade or to inflict on it death by a 1000 cuts in its scope?

Mary Anne Case, Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law

Geoffrey R. Stone, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Legal Treatment of Transgender Individuals

William Baude, Professor of Law, Aaron Director Research Scholar

Martha Nussbaum, Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics

Monday, April 29, 2019

Progressive Prosecutors

John Rappaport, Assistant Professor of Law

Judith P. Miller, Associate Clinical Professor of Law

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

TBD

Adam Chilton, Assistant Professor of Law, Walter Mander Research Scholar

Randal C. Picker, James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Senior Fellow at the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago Argonne National Laboratory