Reunion Weekend 2023

A banner proclaiming, "Welcome Alumni" hangs on a fence in front of the Law School building.
Law School alumni enjoyed a weekend of special events May 5 through 7.
Professor Strahilevitz stands behind a podium on a stage with people at round tables looking up at him.
At the Loop Luncheon, Lior Strahilevitz, the Sidley Austin Professor of Law, delivered a lecture titled “Shining a Light on Dark Patterns.”
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At the Luncheon, alumni caught up with one another.
In the foreground four women speak with each other while holding wine glasses.
Alumni who served in clerkships mingled with judges and students interested in pursuing clerkships at the Alumni Clerkship Reception.
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The All-Alumni Wine Mess brought alumni and current students together.
Dean Miles stands behind a podium with an outstretched arm.
Alumni gathered in the auditorium for the “State of the Law School” address, delivered by Dean Thomas J. Miles, the Clifton R. Musser Professor of Law.
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Alumni snacked on popcorn for a faculty masterclass titled, “Zealous Advocates in Movies” delivered by Herschella Conyers, the Lillian E. Kraemer Clinical Professor in Public Interest Law, and Elizabeth Kregor, director of the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship.
A man in a t-shirt leans against his arms on the desk in front of him. Other alumni, slightly out of focus, look to the front of the classroom.
M. Todd Henderson, the Michael J. Marks Professor of Law, and Emily Underwood, the Bluhm-Helfand Director of the Innovation Clinic, presented a faculty masterclass on “Leadership from the Female Perspective.”
A barefoot man, holding on to a barefoot child venture into 1 inch deep water reflecting the sky and nearby buildings.
Alumni and their families took advantage of the nice weather to step foot in the Reflecting Pool.
Dozens of alumni seat at round tables with class years displayed on the tables.
All classes enjoyed a picnic lunch and ice cream treats.
A man and woman review photos in plastic sleeves in a ringed binder.
Alumni reminisced about their time at the Law School while looking at the photo archive.
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Dean Thomas J. Miles, Clifton R. Musser Professor of Law and Economics, moderated a fireside chat with David M. Rubenstein, ’73, and Adam Silver, ’88.
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The Class of 1973 celebrated their 50th reunion, gathering for a group shot during their class dinner.
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The Class of 1998 celebrated their 25th reunion.
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Class dinners are a highlight of Reunion Weekend.
Dozens of people at round tables in a restaurant hold their wine glasses aloft in preparation to cheers one another.
Thank you to everyone who participated in Reunion Weekend 2023.

Alumni of the University of Chicago Law School gathered for Reunion Weekend 2023 May 5-7. They enjoyed a weekend of class dinners, panel discussions, faculty masterclasses, a “State of the Law School” with Dean Thomas J. Miles, an all-alumni Wine Mess, and more. The weekend kicked off with the annual Loop Luncheon, which featured Lior Strahilevitz, the Sidley Austin Professor of Law, who spoke about “Shining a Light on Dark Patterns.”