American Constitution Society, Criminal Law Society and Federalist Society
October 10: "Overcriminalization: Why and What Can Be Done About It?"
The United States has 5% of the world’s population, but 25% of the world’s prisoners. Come hear Clark Neily, head of the Cato Institute’s Criminal Justice Department, discuss some of the leading factors in overcriminalization and what can be done to stop it. Chicago-Kent’s Judge Erickson will offer his thoughts on the issue. Al's Beef will be catering.
Date: Tuesday, October 10
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Room C40
Chicago-Kent Law Review
October 17: The Supreme Court and American Politics Symposium
The Institute on the Supreme Court of the United States (ISCOTUS) and the Chicago-Kent Law Review invite you to attend the 2017 Chicago-Kent Live Symposium on "The Supreme Court and American Politics." In this symposium, Professors Carolyn Shapiro and Christopher W. Schmidt of the Chicago-Kent College of Law will host several constitutional law scholars from across the country to examine the intersection of the Supreme Court and presidential, congressional, and electoral politics.
This symposium is free to attend. Lunch is provided for attendees with advance registration. Recordings of the panels will also be hosted after the event for those unable to attend.
Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Symposium in Marovitz, Lunch in Morris Hall
See the flier for this event.
Kent Justice Foundation
October 18: Annual Wine Night
Come to KJF's annual Wine Night for one of Chicago-Kent's most fun and charitable events! KJF's Wine Night proceeds fund Chicago-Kent students in public interest summer positions. Admission is $10 for unlimited wine and food! Catering provided by Chipotle, Green Street Local, Corner Bakery and Beggars Pizza.
Purchase tickets online here and RSVP on Facebook here.
Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: 5 p.m.
Location: First-floor lobby
Immigration Law Society
October 11: Speaker panel: "Immigration In the Era of Trump 2.0: DACA"
Why did the Trump administration end DACA and what comes next? A panel of immigration lawyers and policy experts will discuss the DACA phase-out and the current goings-on surrounding immigration reform. The panel will be followed by a Q&A. Brought to you by ILS, HLLSA, the SBA Diversity Committee, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, ACLU, ACS and LELS.
Date: Wednesday, October 11
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Room 520
October 18: Immigration Law Society Career Panel
Are you interested in immigration law? Come learn more about the exciting world of immigration law at the Immigration Law Society's career panel!
You'll hear from a panel of all-star immigration attorneys, including two Chicago-Kent alums specializing in employment- and family-based immigration and a zealous immigration attorney who advocates for victims of domestic violence at Chicago's largest legal aid organization.
This is a great opportunity to expand your horizons and learn about careers in immigration law from the very best in the business! And did I mention we'll have pizza?
Date: Monday, October 18
Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Room 370