Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project

Clinics in Action: Police Reform in Chicago

Date: 
04.18.2016
Location: 
Classroom V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

Professors Craig Futterman, Randolph Stone, and David Owens will discuss their work on recent high-profile litigation involving police shootings and misconduct, and efforts to reform the policing system in Chicago.  

Soul food lunch from Catering by David will be provided.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
Faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone
Faculty: 
David Owens

Clinical Professors Conyers and Stone Receive Kathryn Smith Matkov Award

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
December 15, 2015

The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association last week honored Clinical Professors Herschella Conyers and Randolph Stone, the directors of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Clinic, with the Kathryn Smith Matkov Award, which is presented annually to an attorney or judge who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and accuracy in defining, illuminating, and informing the public on critical issues to American society, particularly in the areas of children, the aged, and minorities.

The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association last week honored Clinical Professors Herschella Conyers and Randolph Stone, the directors of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Clinic, with the Kathryn Smith Matkov Award, which is presented annually to an attorney or judge who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and acc

Faculty: 
Randolph N. Stone
Faculty: 
Thomas J. Miles
Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Kathryn Smith Matkov Award Presented to Randolph Stone and Herschella Conyers

Federal Bar Association, Chicago Chapter
December 10, 2015

The Matkov Award, which is named for a former president of the Chapter, is presented annually to an attorney or judge who has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and accuracy in defining, illuminating, and informing the public on critical issues to American society, particularly in the areas of children, the aged, and minorities.

The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association has conferred its Kathryn Smith Matkov Award upon Professor Randolph Stone and Professor Herschella Conyers of the University of Chicago Law School.

Clinical Professors Conyers and Schmidt Honored

Law School Communications
June 24, 2015

Clinical professors Randall D. Schmidt and Herschella G. Conyers were honored with separate awards last month for their pro bono and advocacy work.

Clinical professors Randall D. Schmidt and Herschella G. Conyers were honored with separate awards last month for their pro bono and advocacy work.

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
Contact info (email or phone): 

For more information, please visit: www.injusticeforallff.com

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

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