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Events Directory

2019

April 15

Inaugural Curt and Linda Rodin Center for Social Justice Program


On Monday, April 15, the Curt and Linda Rodin Center for Social Justice will hold its inaugural program, “A Journey towards Justice: Working to Prevent Gun Violence,” which will include best-selling author Alex Kotlowitz and Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton. The event is free and has been approved for 1.75 hours MCLE credit. READ MORE 

April 5

Democracy in America: The Promise and The Perils

This one-day conference will explore the existing state of constitutional democracy in the United States. More specifically, this conference will provide an opportunity for an in-depth discussion of contemporary challenges to our constitutional system. Panelists will discuss several of the most important challenges in our system of constitutional democracy, which we have identified as civic literacy, the integrity of the electoral process, the transfer of legislative power to the executive, and the war powers.

March 22

The Future of Consumer Protection: The CFPB and Beyond

This symposium will explore current and emerging issues in consumer protection law, as they relate to the goals, policies, and the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Distinguished speakers will discuss how the student loan and education policy crises impact consumers of all ages. They will also explore how the current state of payday and predatory lending practices intersect with the history of usury law and the groundbreaking Military Lending Act, and how issues such as financial technology affect the current and future state of consumer protection law and the CFPB.

February 1 & 2

Rule of Law in the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Rule of law has become a central element of today’s international development agenda and has taken on an increasingly central role in the United Nations with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), making rule of law a clear priority.

February 8

Regulating Internet Content in the United States and Europe: A Comparative Approach

This conference will examine how internet content is regulated in the U.S. and in the E.U. and how it impacts the privacy of its users.