Crisscrossing the Pond: Transatlantic Issues in Legal Ethics and Law Firm Regulation
November 9, 2018 | Washington D.C.
Sponsoring Organization: The Law Society
At this one-day event, experts from the U.S. and U.K. will dialogue about pressing legal ethics and professional regulatory issues facing each country’s lawyers and law firms. The principal areas covered include the impact of Brexit on law firms and regulation, the impact of GDPR, anti-money-laundering and terrorist finance initiatives affecting lawyers and law firms, cross-border conflict of interest analysis, and attorney/client privilege conundrums. Learn more at https://aprl.net/next-meeting.
The 3rd Annual Windy City Intercollegiate Moot Court Tournament
November 9-10, 2018 | Chicago, IL
Sponsoring Organization: Loyola University Chicago and the American Moot Court Association
We are looking for lawyers and law students to judge undergraduate moot court teams taking part in this competition. This regional tournament consists of teams from local colleges and universities (including Loyola, the University of Chicago, Benedictine, UW-Madison, and Eastern Illinois University) competing for the right to take part in the national championship tournament in January. The teams are composed of two undergraduates who will be arguing a case raising 14th Amendment Equal Protection and 1st Amendment Free Speech issues. The case and a bench brief will be provided to judges. If you are interested in serving as a judge, you can sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4fa4ac2ea3f94-sign1.
Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl
November 17, 2018 | 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
Sponsoring Organization: Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology is looking for thoughtful CBA volunteers to judge at the Upper Midwest Regional Ethics Bowl. During an ethics bowl, teams are presented with ethical dilemmas which they have had the opportunity to study and analyze and are asked questions about the cases. Judges play an integral part in making this event a success, and with 30 teams from 20 schools participating, this should be a lively event! For more information or to volunteer, email Kelly Laas.
The Trump Administration and Administrative Law
November 29–30, 2018 | Day 1: 9am–5pm; Day 2: 9am–12pm | Chicago-Kent College of Law
Sponsoring Organization: Chicago-Kent Law Review
Join us for our 2018 Live Symposium, "The Trump Administration and Administrative Law"! This Symposium explores contemporary issues including the agency appointment process, transparency and data policy, and civil servant resistance to political change. The Symposium is organized by Professor Peter L. Strauss of Columbia Law School and features speakers from several prestigious institutions. It is free to attend and lunch will be provided on Day 1 for all advance registrants. Learn more and RSVP at: https://bit.ly/2PschPt.