Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project

Youth/Police Conference: I Can't Imagine Anything Different

Many view strained relations between police and minority youth as difficult if not impossible to change.

Youth/Police Conference: They Have All the Power

How does the knowledge that severe abuses—brutality, sexual assault, false arrest, even death—have gone unpunished inform and shape encounters between youth and police?

Youth/Police Conference: How it Makes Me Feel—Police

Every day we put police officers in what often feels like an impossible situation: Get gangs, guns, and drugs off our streets.

Youth/Police Conference: How it Makes Me Feel—Youth

How do these encounters, and the contexts in which they occur, shape the attitudes and identities of African-American youth—the way they see themselves and their place in the world?

Youth/Police Conference: How Youth See Police. How Police See Youth.

What do these encounters look and feel like?  How are they experienced by youth? How are they experienced by police?

Youth/Police Conference: Opening Remarks

Dean Michael H. Schill, Craig B. Futterman, Jamie Kalven

  • Dean Michael H. Schill, University of Chicago Law School
  • Craig B. Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
  • Jamie Kalven, Invisible Institute

Futterman: "Hiding a Potential Execution is the Kind of Thing that Destroys Trust"

April 23, 2015

Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Craig Futterman was quoted in a recent Huffington Post article about the unreleased video of the shooting of Laquan McDonald

WTTW Profiles Youth/Police Project, Upcoming Conference

April 22, 2015

WTTW's program Chicago Tonight delved into the details of The Invisible Institute's Youth/Police Project and this weekend's Youth/Police Conference:

Law School to Host Conference on Youth and Police

Wen Huang
University of Chicago News Office
April 14, 2015

In an effort to advance public discourse about the ongoing national crisis over police-community relations in urban America, the University of Chicago Law School is hosting a conference on youth and police later this month. The April 24-25 conference is designed to contribute to the development of concrete policy, advocacy, and research agendas for addressing issues arising from the interactions between youth and police.

In an effort to advance public discourse about the ongoing national crisis over police-community relations in urban America, the University of Chicago Law School is hosting a conference on youth and police.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Youth/Police Conference: Frequently Asked Questions

Information on directions, parking, registration, and meals.

How do I get to the University of Chicago Law School?

The Law School is located at 1111 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637.