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Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, Lecturer Joan Neal Work with Rowing Team to Advocate for Better Water Quality

April 26, 2016

This feature article on Healthy Water Solutions features Joan Neal, Class of 1949 Lecturer in Law, who connected her rowing team for breast cancer survivors, called Recovery on Water ("ROW"), with the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic:

Craig Futterman Talks with WGN's The Download about Youth, Police, and Reform

How Do High School Students View Their Relationship with the Police?
WGN Radio
April 13, 2016

University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police.

University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman joins Justin to talk about a new study on police accountability and the relationship between youth and police. We also hear from a Chicago police officer who offers his take on the study.

Listen at wgnradio.com.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman on New Youth/Police Report

New Report from U. of C. Focuses on Youth/Police Interactions
Sam Rappaport
Hyde Park Herald
April 8, 2016

A new report published by the University of Chicago Law School seeks to call attention to the perspectives and experiences of the young Black people most affected by urban police practices.

A new report published by the University of Chicago (U. of C.) Law School seeks to call attention to the perspectives and experiences of the young Black people most affected by urban police practices.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman: 'To Truly Reform Police, Give IPRA the Boot'

To Truly Reform Police, Give IPRA the Boot
Craig Futterman and Sheila A. Bedi
Chicago Sun-Times
April 6, 2016

Ald. Leslie Hairston (5th) has announced that she is introducing an ordinance that will abolish IPRA and replace it with a truly independent and empowered citizen body to conduct high quality investigations into police misconduct that are fully transparent and accountable to the entire community. This is real reform.

The release of the video of the killing of Laquan McDonald lifted the curtain on Chicago’s code of silence and revealed an astounding lack of police accountability throughout the city.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Judith Miller and Eugene Haywood at the White House

April 6, 2016

Following the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic's victory in the case of Eugene Haywood, who served nearly fifteen years of his mandatory life sentence for a nonviolent drug crime when President Barack Obama commuted his sentence, Haywood and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law Judith Miller visited the Whi

Conference Summary: Pathways to a Clean Environment: Law, Enforcement, and the Public in China and the United States

April 4, 2016

On March 4, 2016, the University of Chicago—in partnership with Tsinghua University in Beijing—convened a day-long conference, “Pathways to a Clean Environment: Law, Enforcement, and the Public in China and the United States” at the University of Chicago's campus in Hyde Park.

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