Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project

Craig Futterman on Why Cops Are Often Let Off the Hook for Civil Rights Complaints

March 12, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, is quoted as an expert in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on the fact that police officers are often

Urban America Forward: Civil Rights Roundtable Series National Conference (webcast)

Date: 
03.04.2016
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contact info (email or phone): 

csrpc@uchicago.edu

The Urban America Forward: Civil Rights Roundtable Series National Conference is a convening of civil rights leaders, social scientists, grassroots activists, practitioners, policymakers and philanthropists to explore solutions at the forefront of the urban agenda. Watch the conference live

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Chicago Harper Lecture | “They Have All the Power”: Youth-Police Encounters on Chicago’s South Side

Date: 
04.14.2016
Location: 
University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Questions? Contact harperlectures@uchicago.edu or 773.702.7788.

RSVP here.

 

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman Comments in Tribune Piece on Police Mood in the Wake of Laquan McDonald

February 18, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, comments in this Tribune piece on police mood in the wake of the Laquan McDonald video:

Craig Futterman on Virginia Bill to Keep Police Officers' Names Secret

February 18, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, comments on a Virginia bill to keep police officers' names secret that experts say would be first in the nation:

Craig Futterman on Police Code of Silence and How to Restore Trust

University of Chicago Professor Says Accountability is Key to Restoring Trust in Police
Nora Shelly
The Daily Northwestern
February 21, 2016

Police misconduct, the “code of silence,” and a lack of honesty and accountability are destroying the community’s trust in police, said University of Chicago clinical law Prof. Craig Futterman at an event in Evanston on Friday.

Police misconduct, the “code of silence,” and a lack of honesty and accountability are destroying the community’s trust in police, said University of Chicago clinical law Prof. Craig Futterman at an event in Evanston on Friday.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman Featured: 'Aims to Ignite Change within Chicago’s Police Department'

Seeking Justice: Law Professor Aims to Ignite Change within Chicago’s Police Department
Tanya R. Cochran
Urban Research Review
February 18, 2016

“Part of the reason I’m not getting sleep is that I have never experienced a moment like this in my lifetime,” says Futterman.

Craig Futterman admittedly is sleep deprived these days.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Chicago Tribune on Cell Phone Tracking Through the Lens of a Recent Successful Clinic Case

February 19, 2016

The Chicago Tribune's article explains "How Law Enforcement Can Track You" by looking at the successful clinic case of Freddy Martinez:

A Cook County Circuit Court ruling last month sheds light on a controversial tool used by law enforcement across the country: cellphone tracking systems.

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