Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project

Herschella Conyers Honored as an FDLA 20 for 20

Herschella Conyers Honored as an FDLA 20 for 20
First Defense Legal Aid
May 1, 2015

Professor Herschella Conyers is a committed advocate fighting to protect the rights of juveniles.

Professor Herschella Conyers is a committed advocate fighting to protect the rights of juveniles. She was an early volunteer and trainer for FDLA. In 1993, Ms. Conyers was appointed to the University of Chicago’s Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic to help develop the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project.

The Homestretch Film Screening

Date: 
04.14.2015
Location: 
Law School Auditorium
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As part of the (In)Justice For All International Film Festival, The Criminal and Juvenile Justice Clinic Presents...

THE HOMESTRETCH

Criminal & Juvenile Justice Project Clinic (CJP) -- Significant Achievements

October 24, 2014

CJP students have been actively engaged in litigation and reform related to the human rights issue of sentencing juveniles to life without parole.  In addition to representing two clients presently serving the sentence, law and social work students have worked with the Illinois Coalition for the Fair Sentencing of Children and other organizations and community groups around public educatio

Conyers Honored for Work on Behalf of Youth Offenders

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
November 25, 2013

Professor Herschella Conyers of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project, a clinic within the Law School’s Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, has been honored for her work on behalf of young people in the criminal justice system.

Conyers Convenes Group to Discuss Youth Violence

Chicago's Black Legal Community Meets to Stem Youth Violence
Dawn Turner Trice
Chicago Tribune
May 13, 2013

Herschella Conyers is an attorney who, along with several judges, recently invited a bunch of people to the University of Chicago to talk about violence and the growing number of teens getting entangled in the criminal justice system.

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