Mandel Clinic

Clinic Summary Now Available

August 14, 2013

Need a quick overview of the requirements for or other information about the Law School's clinical offerings? The Clinic has produced this handy chart summarizing helpful information about the Law School’s various clinics: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/clinics/students/summary

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.

Plan, Do, Reflect: Clinical Teaching at the Law School

Author: 
Meredith Heagney

Clinical teaching takes place in the classroom, in court, in business meetings, on the
streets of Chicago, and sometimes even in the US Supreme Court.

For a full week last fall, Professor Alison Siegler and Jason Feld, ’13, spent between 12 and 15 hours a day in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, writing an amicus brief for Alleyne v. United States, a US Supreme Court case on mandatory minimum sentences.

Clinic Honors Tom Peters, Longtime Friend and Co-Counsel

Meredith Heagney
Law School Office of Communications
January 15, 2013

Clinical Professor Craig Futterman was feeling a bit desperate the first time he asked civil rights attorney Tom Peters for help. Futterman was new to the Law School and had just started the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, the first clinic of its kind in the country.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman
Faculty: 
Tara Thompson

Kane Center Clinics Hiring for Summer 2013

2013 Summer Jobs in the Kane Center Clinics
Law School Office of Communications
January 8, 2013

In summer 2013 the clinical law program plans to hire a number of law students to work in the various clinics in the Kane Center.  Positions will be open for the following clinics:

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Jajah Wu

Lecturer in Law and Staff Attorney, Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights

Xiaorong Jajah Wu is the Immigrant Child Rights Fellow and Staff Attorney at the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago.

Mark N. Templeton

Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Abrams Environmental Law Clinic

Mark N. Templeton is Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Summer Clinic Jobs

Applications Now Being Accepted for Summer Clinic Jobs
Law School Office of Communications
January 18, 2011

This summer the IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship, the Immigrant Children’s Advocacy Project, the Exoneration Project and the Edwin F.

Mark Heyrman Talks with Daily Kos About Mental Health, Insanity, and Criminal Law

Jared Loughner, Mental Health and the Law
Adam B
Daily Kos.com
January 10, 2011

I know enough to know what I don't know, and then I turn to the experts. Prof. Mark Heyrman has taught at The University of Chicago Law School's Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic since 1978, where he supervises students in litigation and legislative advocacy on behalf of persons with mental illness, and teaches a course on Law and the Mental Health System.

Faculty: 
Mark J. Heyrman

Alison Siegler Testifies Before United States Sentencing Commission

Testimony Before the United States Sentencing Commission
Alison Siegler
United States Sentencing Commission
January 25, 2010

Last week, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic’s Federal Criminal Justice Project Alison Siegler testified at the final of seven hearings held by the United States Sentencing Commission to gather input about the U.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler
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