Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project

Futterman Comments on Sentencing of Corrupt Chicago Cop

Ex-cop sentenced to 12 years in SOS probe
Paul Meincke
ABC7
September 8, 2011

Jerome Finnigan, who led a gang of corrupt Chicago cops, was sentenced Thursday for plotting to kill another Chicago police officer.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Students Spearhead Win for Police Accountability Project

One student's life-changing experience working in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
Catherine Itaya '10
Law School Office of Communications
May 17, 2010

While working for the Police Accountability Project at the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, I had the incredible experience of representing a client at trial in Cook County Circuit Court. Our client, Mr.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

University Web Feature: Law Students Help Build Supreme Court Case

Law Students Help Build Supreme Court Case
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
November 9, 2009

When third-year law student Kathleen Rubenstein was a child, she dreamed of being a Supreme Court Justice. So it was a huge thrill for her to be part of a legal team from the Law School that helped prepare a case for the nation’s highest court.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Clinic Students Help See Case to Supreme Court

Clinic Students Help See Case to Supreme Court
Sarah Galer
University of Chicago News Office
October 27, 2009

Four current and former Law School students were on hand at the Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday, Oct. 14 to hear oral arguments on a case they had been working on for months.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Mandel Clinic Students Prepare Evidence for Supreme Court Case

U of C law students help prepare case challenging forfeiture law
Dave Newbart
Chicago Sun-Times
October 14, 2009

Chicago Lawyer Magazine Highlights Mandel Clinic

University of Chicago: Making a difference in law school
Josh Wolff
Chicago Lawyer
September 17, 2009

Dana M. Davenport was just a second-year law student at the University of Chicago Law School when she began using the law to make a difference in the lives of others.

She had started to work with the school's Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, and one of her first cases was the classic example of an adolescent being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Faculty: 
Randall D. Schmidt
Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Futterman Persuades City of Chicago to Change Terms of Settlement Agreements

Chicago changes settlement terms in cop cases
Lynne Marek
The National Law Journal
June 30, 2009

The City of Chicago will change its settlement terms in federal civil rights cases brought against police officers accused of misconduct, dropping a provision that precludes using those settlements as evidence in future litigation.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Law and Economics Working Papers #201-250

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