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Appeals Court Orders Release of Chicago Police Disciplinary Records

Steve Schmadeke
Chicago Tribune
July 8, 2016

An Illinois appeals court on Friday overturned an injunction that had blocked the release of decades of records of citizen complaints against Chicago police officers, ruling that the documents must be made public.

An Illinois appeals court on Friday overturned an injunction that had blocked the release of decades of records of citizen complaints against Chicago police officers, ruling that the documents must be made public.

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Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Illinois Appellate Court Overturns Injunction Preventing Release of Police Misconduct Records

July 8, 2016

The trial court's injunction had prevented the release of police misconduct records over four years old. With the injunction overturned, the Chicago Police Department is now obliged to produce data about every police misconduct complaint from 1967 through the present.

IHR Clinic Seminar in Chile on "Democracy, Gender Equality and the Constitution" (Spanish Language Report)

President Michelle Bachelet Begins Seminar on Gender and Constitution Organized by UN Women and Ministry of Women and Gender Equity
United Nations in Chile
July 6, 2016

Especialistas internacionales y nacionales se reunieron para compartir experiencias y recomendaciones que contribuyan al fortalecimiento de la igualdad de género en los procesos constituyentes.

Especialistas internacionales y nacionales se reunieron para compartir experiencias y recomendaciones que contribuyan al fortalecimiento de la igualdad de género en los procesos constituyentes.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Josh Avratin

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Clinic

Josh Avratin is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab. He holds a BA in English and philosophy from Emory University and a JD from the Law School. Prior to joining the clinical faculty, Josh practiced in the debt finance groups of Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago and Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston, and served as corporate counsel to Groupon, Inc.

IHR Clinic Hosts TB & Human Rights Judicial Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya

Molly Blondell
International Human Rights Clinic
June 28, 2016

On June 24 and 25 the International Human Rights Clinic, in partnership with KELIN (Kenya), the Stop TB Partnership and the Judicial Training Institute of Kenya, hosted a judicial workshop titled Tuberculosis, Human Rights and the Law in Nairobi, Kenya.

On June 24 and 25 the International Human Rights Clinic, in partnership with KELIN (Kenya), the Stop TB Partnership and the Judicial Training Institute of Kenya, hosted a judicial workshop titled Tuberculosis, Human Rights and the Law in Nairobi, Kenya.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

IHR Clinic Edits Special Section of Health and Human Rights Journal

Molly Blondell
International Human Rights Clinic
June 28, 2016

Clinical Lecturer in Law Brian Citro, Associate Director of the International Human Rights Clinic, is lead guest editor of a Special Section of the Health and Human Rights Journal on TB and the right to health, and co-author of the section’s Editorial.

Clinical Lecturer in Law Brian Citro, Associate Director of the International Human Rights Clinic, is lead guest editor of a Special Section of the Health and Human Rights Journal on TB and the right to health, and co-author of the section’s 

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Releases Policy Toolkit to Improve Energy Efficiency

Policy Toolkit Seeks to Improve Energy Efficiency
EPIC News
June 23, 2016

Guidebook for regulators provides solutions to unleash energy use data—while protecting privacy and addressing liability and other concerns—to ensure energy-efficiency investments deliver the greatest bang for their buck.

Recent studies have shown that energy-efficiency investments don’t deliver their expected returns largely because these expectations are based on model projections instead of real-life data.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Kelly Albinak Kribs

Lecturer in Law and Immigrant Child Rights Fellow, Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights

Kelly Albinak Kribs is the Immigrant Child Rights Fellow and Staff Attorney at the Young Center’s Chicago office.  Ms. Kribs graduated with high honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where she served as Child Advocate and Public Interest Law Initiative Fellow with the Young Center.  Thereafter, Ms. Kribs clerked for the Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer of the U.S.

Craig Futterman on the Release of Hundreds of Chicago Police Video and Audio Clips

Chicago Police Union Reacts to IPRA Release of Videos, Audio
Eddie Arruza and Meredith Francis
Chicago Tonight
June 6, 2016

We spoke with Craig Futterman, founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project and law professor at the University of Chicago, about what the IPRA file release means for transparency.

We spoke with Craig Futterman, founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project and law professor at the University of Chicago, about what the IPRA file release means for transparency.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Young Center Releases Framework for Considering the Best Interests of Unaccompanied Children

Report Details Framework For Protecting Interests of Unaccompanied Children
MacArthur Foundation
May 26, 2016

The MacArthur-supported report lays out agency-specific recommendations to ensure every decision about a child accounts for the potential impact on the child’s safety and well-being.

The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago Law School proposed a Framework for Considering the Best Interests of Unaccompanied Children, which offers recommendations for incorporating unaccompanied migrant children’s best interests into all decisions and proceedings under immigration law.

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