Join Bill Watson, class of 2014, on a tour of the University of Chicago Law School. Along the way, learn about the history and community that make UChicago Law unique.
01:05 – Dean of Students, Admissions & Financial Aid, and the LLM program.
02:09 – The Office of Career Services and graduate employment outcomes. See the latest numbers at https://www.law.uchicago.edu/careers.
03:51 – Judicial clerkships. See the latest numbers at https://www.law.uchicago.edu/clerkships.
04:35 – The Fulton Reading Room and studying in the library.
05:35 – The Midway Plaisance and the Law School’s connection to the rest of the University of Chicago’s campus.
07:20 – Faculty’s offices within the library, their open door policy, and spots to socialize.
08:36 – Student-edited journals.
11:47 – The composition of our graduating classes. See the latest numbers at https://www.law.uchicago.edu/class-profile.
13:01 – The Law School Musical and the Law School’s 60+ student organizations.
14:15 – Courses and seminars, including the Bigelow Research and Writing course and Greenberg seminars.
16:12 – The Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom, the Hinton Moot Court competition, named lectures, and the Law and Literature conference.
17:43 – The Glen A. Lloyd Auditorium and special guests.
18:27 – Ernst Freund, William Rainey Harper, and our interdisciplinary style of legal education.
20:26 – Edward H. Levi, Elements of the Law, and Judge Richard Posner.
22:39 – Classrooms, the 1L curriculum, and the Socratic method.
22:42 – Clinics
25:55 – Classroom V and Barack Obama.
26:30 – Sophonisba Breckinridge, class of 1904, the Law School’s first female graduate.
26:54 – Jewel Stradford Lafontant, ’46, the Law School’s first female African American graduate. John Rogers, ’48, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen.
27:20 – Earl Dickerson, ’20, the Law School’s first African American JD graduate.
27:45 – The Green Lounge, Coffee Mess, Wine Mess, cafe and dining options, and lunch talks.
29:54 – Why did you choose the University of Chicago Law School?