Mandel Clinic

Craig Futterman on the Three Finalists for Chicago Police Superintendent

March 12, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, commented on the three finalists for Chicago's next police superintendent in the Chicago Tribune:

Craig Futterman on Why Cops Are Often Let Off the Hook for Civil Rights Complaints

March 12, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, is quoted as an expert in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on the fact that police officers are often

Mark Templeton on China's Environmental Future

Professor Mark Templeton moderated a panel of experts at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs on "China's Environmental Future."

Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Mark Templeton on the Illinois EPA Suspending Vehicle Emissions Tests

Illinois Renewing License Plate Stickers Without Requiring Vehicle Emissions Test
Suzanne Le Mignot
CBS Chicago
March 2, 2016

“If these tests are not done we are not going to know which vehicles are emitting an excessive amount of pollution."

You may not have to take your car in for an emissions test in order to get your license plate sticker renewed this year. The reason: the state budget.

[...]

Jun still went and got the test done anyway. 

“I like to follow the rules,” he said. 

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Urban America Forward: Civil Rights Roundtable Series National Conference (webcast)

Date: 
03.04.2016
Location: 
Washington, DC
Contact info (email or phone): 

csrpc@uchicago.edu

The Urban America Forward: Civil Rights Roundtable Series National Conference is a convening of civil rights leaders, social scientists, grassroots activists, practitioners, policymakers and philanthropists to explore solutions at the forefront of the urban agenda. Watch the conference live

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, "How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas"

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, joined students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse was introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Participating faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, "How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas"

A discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations.

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, joined students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse was introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Latino/a Law Students Association

Chicago Harper Lecture | “They Have All the Power”: Youth-Police Encounters on Chicago’s South Side

Date: 
04.14.2016
Location: 
University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

Questions? Contact harperlectures@uchicago.edu or 773.702.7788.

RSVP here.

 

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Craig Futterman Comments in Tribune Piece on Police Mood in the Wake of Laquan McDonald

February 18, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, comments in this Tribune piece on police mood in the wake of the Laquan McDonald video:

Craig Futterman on Virginia Bill to Keep Police Officers' Names Secret

February 18, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, comments on a Virginia bill to keep police officers' names secret that experts say would be first in the nation:

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