Mandel Clinic

Craig Futterman on Chicago Police Misconduct and the DOJ Consent Decree (Audio)

Wake Up With WURD - Craig Futterman 3.1.17
WURD
March 2, 2017

Craig Futterman is a law professor at the University of Chicago. He joined us to talk about the pattern of misconduct in the Chicago police department, and the troubling new approach by the U.S. Justice Department.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Abrams Environmental Law Clinic Joins in Petition to EPA to Address Drinking Water Contamination in East Chicago

Lawyers Request EPA Intervention For Lead In East Chicago Water
Annie Ropeik and Nick Janzen
WBAA
March 2, 2017

A group of lawyers is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to issue an emergency order about lead contamination in drinking water in East Chicago, Indiana.

Combatting Violence Against Women in Pakistan, Featuring: Salman Sufi

Date: 
02.22.2017
Location: 
Room C
Contact info (email or phone): 

hafsahr@uchicago.edu

The Harris School's Global Affairs and Public Policy, Women in Public Policy, International Human Rights Clinic, International Law Society, and Domestic & Sexual Violence Project present "Combatting Violence Against Women in Pakistan", featuring: Salman Sufi, Director General, Strategic Reforms Unit, Punjab Pakistan Chief Minister's Office. 

IHR Clinic, with ACLU and Other Groups, Ask for Emergency Hearing on the Muslim Ban from International Human Rights Body

February 10, 2017

The International Human Rights Clinic, the ACLU, and more than 40 other organizations jointly sent a letter to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights regarding President Trump’s immigration executive order.

Mark Templeton on What East Chicago Residents Should Do about the Threat of Lead in Water

February 7, 2017

From NWI Times:

The EPA and city officials have often characterized the problem posed by lead pipes as a legacy issue, the result of choices made up to 100 years ago.

Craig Futterman on Chicago Tonight: Will DOJ Report Finally Force Reform at the Chicago Police Department?

Will DOJ Report Finally Force Reform at the Chicago Police Department?
Paul Caine
Chicago Tonight
January 16, 2017

In a damning report, the U.S. Department of Justice confirmed what many in minority communities had been saying for years.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman on the DOJ Investigation into Chicago Police Department

DOJ Finds Civil Rights Abuses in Chicago Police Department
Paris Schutz
Chicago Tonight
January 12, 2017

“I expect them to find that there are patterns of police abuse in Chicago and discriminatory policing in Chicago, that there is a code of silence, and that there is an utter lack of political will to hold these officers accountable.”

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
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