Lunch & Learn Series: Government Practice Options
Career Services Speaker Series Lunch & Learn Series: Government Practice Options September 13, 2010 Career Services In this podcast, learn more about what it’s like to practice law in the government sector. Our guest speakers talk about the type of work they do, the legal issues they tackle, and give you a sense of a [...]
Fighting Monsanto at the Supreme Court
Student Group Speaker Series Fighting Monsanto at the Supreme Court September 15, 2010 Northwest Environmental Defence Center In this podcast, Professor George Kimbrell, staff attorney for the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Lewis and Clark alumnus, will discuss the recent Supreme Court decision Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms. After plaintiffs secured injunctive relief prohibiting [...]
Preparing for a Public Interest Career
Career Services Speaker Series Preparing for a Public Interest Career September 9, 2010 Career Services | Public Interest Law Project It’s never too early to begin planning your public interest career! In this podcast, Bill Penn, the Public Interest Law Coordinator, talks about the essential tips, tricks and information you need to plan a career [...]
Timothy Sandefur: The Right to Earn a Living
Student Group Speaker Series Timothy Sandefur: The Right to Earn a Living September 1, 2010 Federalist Society Public interest attorney and author Timothy Sandefur of the CATO Institute discusses whether we have a fundamental right to earn a living. This event is sponsored by the Lewis & Clark Law School Federalist Society and the Portland [...]
Clerking in a Criminal Defense Office
Career Services Speaker Series Clerking in a Criminal Defense Office October 21, 2010 Career Services If you’re interested in criminal law, specifically criminal defense, learn more about law clerk opportunities working in criminal defense, from a panel of Lewis & Clark students who clerk in various criminal defense offices. The program was held at Lewis [...]
Clerking in a Prosecutor’s Office
Career Services Speaker Series Clerking in a Prosecutor’s Office October 19, 2010 Career Services Are you interested in criminal law, specifically prosecution-side work? A panel of Lewis & Clark students who have worked as law clerks for different prosecutor’s offices will share their insights and experiences about what it’s like to be a law clerk [...]
Get Ready to Graduate!
Career Services Speaker Series Get Ready to Graduate! October 19, 2010 Career Services Graduating students! Get information on: -Law School Graduation Requirements (Information on dates, deadlines, confirming credits to graduate, etc.) -Alumni Office (How they can help you and how you can stay involved as a Lewis & Clark alum) -Preparing for the Post-Grad Job [...]
Discussion about the Moldavan Legal System
Student Group Speaker Series Discussion about the Moldavan Legal System October 28, 2010 International Law Society | email International Law Society Do you know anything about the Moldavan Legal System? Yes? No? A little bit? In this podcast, five distinguished appellate judges from the Republic of Moldova discuss the legal framework of a new country [...]
"Latin American Elections: Turning Left?"
A panel discussion with: Larry Birns (Council on Hemispheric Affairs), Fernando Coronil (University of Michigan) and Mabel Moraña (Washington University); from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
Lecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center f
"Muslim Interpreters of Yoga"
A talk by Carl Ernst, Kenan Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. From the South Asia Seminar.
"Beyond the Code: Custom, Law, and Colonialism"
A talk by Neeladri Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University. From the South Asia Seminar.
"United States Government Perspective Global Energy Security"
Introduction by Robert Zimmer, President, University of Chicago; Keynote Address by The Honorable Alan S. Hegburg, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Energy Policy. Session 1 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the University of Chicago, The Graduate Scho
"New Partnership Paradoxes in U.S.-China Relations"
Keynote Address at the 2008 China Symposium by Sun Zhe, professor of the Institute for International Studies and Director of the Center for U.S.-China Relations at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Professor Sun identifies three new "partnership paradoxes" in U.S.-China relations: Trade, Taiwan and Democracy. (1) China and the U.S. today are traversing an economic glacier of mutual interdepe
"Ganesa versus Kusilavau: Myths and Reality of the Oral Composition of the Sanskrit Epics"
A special lecture by John Brockington, Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Edinburgh. From the South Asia Seminar.
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 5 of 5
In a conversational tone, Sal Khan offers an ending commentary to his series about mathematical logic statements. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:28)
Understanding Logical Statements, Part 1 of 5
"Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the following statement, and determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true." In this video, Sal Khan offers an introduction to understanding mathematical logic statements. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:53)
PGE Distinguished Lecture: "Is Development Sustainable? Not Even Close"
A talk by Robert Repetto. Is development sustainable? Certainly not the way the world is now going about it. Major trends are heading straight toward ecological and human disasters and if they are not changed and changed soon, development efforts will fail for billions of people, comprising mainly the world?s most vulnerable populations. Climate change, water
"Crime and Responsibility: War, Indiscriminate Bombing, and Mass Killing"
A talk by Yuki Tanaka, Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute. Dr. Tanaka examines the question of the criminality of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the responsibility of American political and military leaders who were closely involved in the decision-making and execution of the order to drop the bombs. Criminality is examined in ac
"Challenges in Latin America: The Importance of Increased Economic and Political Integration"
A talk by Ambassador Charles S. Shapiro, Senior Coordinator for the Western Hemisphere Free Trade Agreements Task Force, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs. Ambassador Charles Shapiro was Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Department of State's Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (2005-2007) and U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela (February 2002 until A