Mandel Clinic

Youth/Police Conference: They Have All the Power

How does the knowledge that severe abuses—brutality, sexual assault, false arrest, even death—have gone unpunished inform and shape encounters between youth and police?

Youth/Police Conference: How it Makes Me Feel—Police

Every day we put police officers in what often feels like an impossible situation: Get gangs, guns, and drugs off our streets.

Youth/Police Conference: How it Makes Me Feel—Youth

How do these encounters, and the contexts in which they occur, shape the attitudes and identities of African-American youth—the way they see themselves and their place in the world?

Youth/Police Conference: Opening Remarks

Dean Michael H. Schill, Craig B. Futterman, Jamie Kalven

  • Dean Michael H. Schill, University of Chicago Law School
  • Craig B. Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School
  • Jamie Kalven, Invisible Institute

Claudia Flores Named Director of International Human Rights Clinic

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
April 30, 2015

Claudia Flores, a litigator who has served as a legal advisor for the United Nations in Zimbabwe and East Timor, has been named Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic. She will join the Law School as an assistant clinical professor in the fall.

Claudia Flores, a litigator who has served as a legal advisor for the United Nations in Zimbabwe and East Timor, has been named Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

New York Times on Abrams Environmental Clinic's Shell Report

Groups Want Review of Shell's Arctic Regulatory Filings
AP
The New York Times
April 28, 2015

The petition was filed Monday by Oceana and the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two groups petitioned the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday for an investigation of Royal Dutch Shell PLC and what the groups call misstatements in regulatory filings regarding the risk of a catastrophic oil spill from Arctic offshore drilling.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Wall Street Journal on Abrams Environmental Clinic's Shell Report

Shell Faces Pressure to Disclose Priorities
Justin Scheck
The Wall Street Journal
April 28, 2015

In a bid to pressure Shell to drop the plan, environmental group Oceana and an environmental law clinic at University of Chicago Law School sent a report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Monday claiming that the company is understating the risks of its work in the Arctic.

Shell executives have said the BG merger wouldn’t affect plans to spend $1 billion drilling in the Arctic this summer, a project that has been criticized by environmentalists.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Abrams Environmental Clinic and Oceana Seek SEC Investigation of Shell’s Regulatory Filings

Abrams Environmental Clinic and Oceana Seek SEC Investigation of Shell’s Regulatory Filings
Law School Communications Office
April 27, 2015

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 – The Abrams Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School and international ocean advocacy group Oceana today requested that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) open a formal investigation into disclosures by Royal Dutch Shell plc concerning the company’s activities in the United States Arctic Ocean.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
Faculty: 
Sean Helle

Futterman: "Hiding a Potential Execution is the Kind of Thing that Destroys Trust"

April 23, 2015

Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Craig Futterman was quoted in a recent Huffington Post article about the unreleased video of the shooting of Laquan McDonald

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