Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project

Futterman on Chicago Officals Admitting 'Code of Silence'

City admits ‘code of silence,’ but Rahm may still have to testify
Fran Spielman
Chicago Sun-Times
May 23, 2016

In an about-face, City Hall lawyers acknowledged in federal court Friday that Chicago police observe a “code of silence,” the first time city attorneys have conceded that officers cover up misconduct by fellow cops.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Futterman: Chicago Administration's Handling of Police Misconduct is "Delay and Stalling Tactic"

May 11, 2016

From Aldertrack:

Richard Wooten, a retired police officer from the South Side’s 6th District and a former Sixth Ward aldermanic candidate, said those inaugural changes barely scratched the surface.

State's Attorney Recuses Self from Prosecution of Officer Van Dyke Following Petition

May 9, 2016

Following a petition for a special prosector in the case of the Laquan McDonald shooting, filed by the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project jointly with Northwestern University and the People's Law Office, the Chicago Tribune reports:

Craig Futterman Talks with WGN's The Download about Youth, Police, and Reform

How Do High School Students View Their Relationship with the Police?
WGN Radio
April 13, 2016

University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police.

University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police. We also hear from a Chicago police officer who offers his take on the study.

Listen at wgnradio.com.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman on New Youth/Police Report

New Report from U. of C. Focuses on Youth/Police Interactions
Sam Rappaport
Hyde Park Herald
April 8, 2016

A new report published by the University of Chicago Law School seeks to call attention to the perspectives and experiences of the young Black people most affected by urban police practices.

A new report published by the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Law School seeks to call attention to the perspectives and experiences of the young Black people most affected by urban police practices.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
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