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IHR Clinic, with ACLU and Other Groups, Ask for Emergency Hearing on the Muslim Ban from International Human Rights Body

February 10, 2017

The International Human Rights Clinic, the ACLU, and more than 40 other organizations jointly sent a letter to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights regarding President Trump’s immigration executive order.

Mark Templeton on What East Chicago Residents Should Do about the Threat of Lead in Water

February 7, 2017

From NWI Times:

The EPA and city officials have often characterized the problem posed by lead pipes as a legacy issue, the result of choices made up to 100 years ago.

Craig Futterman on Chicago Tonight: Will DOJ Report Finally Force Reform at the Chicago Police Department?

Will DOJ Report Finally Force Reform at the Chicago Police Department?
Paul Caine
Chicago Tonight
January 16, 2017

In a damning report, the U.S. Department of Justice confirmed what many in minority communities had been saying for years.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman on the DOJ Investigation into Chicago Police Department

DOJ Finds Civil Rights Abuses in Chicago Police Department
Paris Schutz
Chicago Tonight
January 12, 2017

“I expect them to find that there are patterns of police abuse in Chicago and discriminatory policing in Chicago, that there is a code of silence, and that there is an utter lack of political will to hold these officers accountable.”

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman on Chicago Police's Use of Stingrays

January 13, 2017

In the Chicago Tribune, Craig Futterman comments on Chicago police's use of Stingrays (cell site simulators) for surveillance:

IHR Clinic Urges WHO Director-General Candidates to Commit to Developing a Global R&D Agreement for Health Technologies

December 13, 2016

18 civil society organisations working in public health and access to medicines publish open letter asking the candidates running for Director-General of the World Health Organization: will you support a patient-centred R&D agreement?

9 December 2016, London.

Craig Futterman on Laquan McDonald and the Chicago Police Code of Silence (Video)

The Contract: Chicago's Police Union - Fault Lines
Al Jazeera English
December 6, 2016

Two years after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in Chicago, Fault Lines investigates the role of the police union contract in creating a code of silence among police.

Two years after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in Chicago, Fault Lines investigates the role of the police union contract in creating a code of silence among police.

(See Prof. Craig Futterman beginning at 2:19.)

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
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