Mandel Clinic

Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Files New Lawsuit For Laquan McDonald Records

Journalist suing CPD for refusing to release McDonald records
Jordan Owen
Chicago Sun-Times
March 8, 2017

On Nov. 11, 2016, Kalven made a FOIA request for the records of the 11 completed investigations by the Office of the Inspector General of Chicago police officers involved in the cover-up of the shooting of Laquan McDonald by Jason Van Dyke provided to the department, along with any attachments, according to the lawsuit.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Federal Criminal Justice Clinic Brings Racial Bias Case to Federal Court

Legal battle brewing over alleged racial bias of ATF stash house stings
Jason Meisner and Annie Sweeney
The Chicago Tribune
March 3, 2017

A team of lawyers led by the University of Chicago Law School is seeking to dismiss charges against more than 40 defendants in Chicago.

Faculty: 
Alison Siegler
Faculty: 
Judith P. Miller

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.

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