Spring 2008

The Institute for Justice Clinic: Ten Years of Helping Chicago Entrepreneurs

For ten years, the clinic has helped a diverse array of new enterprises to understand and meet the administrative and regulatory demands of their endeavors.

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Preserving Legal History

David Rubenstein, ‘73 recently made headlines by purchasing the only copy of Magna Carta remaining in private hands and donating it to the National Archives for continuing public exhibit.

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The Tax Mirage

Political campaigns these days are shot through with contentions on the desirable level of tax rates in coming years.

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Spring Break of Service in Biloxi

This March, twenty-three Law School students traveled to Biloxi, Mississippi, to participate in Spring Break of Service (SOS), a week-long volunteer opportunity organized by a student group of the same name.

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How Judges Think: A Conversation with Judge Richard Posner

In his latest book, How Judges Think, Judge Posner turns his formidable analytical lens on an especially well-suited target: his own profession.

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Social Work and the Clinic

A social worker and a group of students from the School of Social Service Administration are essential elements of the The Mandel Legal Aid Clinic.

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Fifty Years of Clinical Legal Education at Chicago Law

The goals of the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic have long been to help those who need assistance and to teach students the practical ins and outs of legal practice at the same time.

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Mikva Retires from Clinic Service

The career of Abner Mikva, ’51, is laid out on the walls of his Clinic office. There he is shaking hands with Jimmy Carter, the President who appointed him to the DC Circuit.

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David Park Currie, 1936-2007

When David Currie passed away on October 15, 2007, the loss to the Law School community was immeasurable.

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