Clinics

IHR Clinic Urges WHO Director-General Candidates to Commit to Developing a Global R&D Agreement for Health Technologies

December 13, 2016

18 civil society organisations working in public health and access to medicines publish open letter asking the candidates running for Director-General of the World Health Organization: will you support a patient-centred R&D agreement?

9 December 2016, London.

Corporate Lab Represents "Innovative Future for Legal Academy"

Changing Times: A More Innovative Future for Legal Academy
Sina Chehrazi
Huffington Post
December 9, 2016

The University of Chicago Law School’s Corporate Lab operates through a partnership with global firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Through the program, students execute transactional projects with in-house legal departments within global corporations such as JPMorgan Chase & Co, Amazon.com, and Microsoft.

Faculty: 
David Zarfes
Faculty: 
Sean Z. Kramer

Craig Futterman on Laquan McDonald and the Chicago Police Code of Silence (Video)

The Contract: Chicago's Police Union - Fault Lines
Al Jazeera English
December 6, 2016

Two years after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in Chicago, Fault Lines investigates the role of the police union contract in creating a code of silence among police.

Two years after Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in Chicago, Fault Lines investigates the role of the police union contract in creating a code of silence among police.

(See Prof. Craig Futterman beginning at 2:19.)

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Futterman: Chicago Police's Proposed Use of Force Guidelines "Fall Far Short"

December 6, 2016

The Chicago Police Department’s new proposed use of force guidelines  “fall far short of remedying the systemic deficiencies that have long plagued the CPD,” according to Sheila A.

Prof. Craig Futterman Examines Police Sergeant’s History of Misconduct

Expert: Cop Who Shot Teen Had 'Remarkable' History Of Complaints
Dan Weissmann
WBEZ
December 2, 2016

It’s not the number of complaints that are especially noteworthy, but the details that suggest problems, according to University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman, who studies the Chicago Police Department’s accountability and discipline practices.

It’s not the number of complaints that are especially noteworthy, but the details that suggest problems, according to University of Chicago law professor Craig Futterman, who studies the Chicago Police Department’s accountability and discipline practices. 

Futterman finds several things “remarkable” about Poulos’ history:

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Energy and Environmental Policy in the Trump Administration

Date: 
12.05.2016
Location: 
Saieh Hall, Room 146
Contact info (email or phone): 

epic@uchicago.edu

With Republicans in control of Congress and the White House, most observers are expecting a significant shift in U.S. energy and climate policy in the coming years. President-elect Donald J. Trump has promised a review and rollback of U.S. climate regulations and increased access to fossil fuel resources on public lands. He has also suggested he will renegotiate or withdraw the U.S.

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton

Craig Futterman on Chicago Violence and Police Morale

November 28, 2016

From the Chicago Tribune:

Craig Futterman, a University of Chicago law professor who helped push for the release of the McDonald video, noted that New York was forced to drastically curtail stop-and-frisk policies yet violence has remained at record low levels there.

Chicago Tonight on Youth/Police Encounters Paper

Black Teens Report Alienation, Fear in Dealings With Police
Matt Masterson
Chicago Tonight
November 25, 2016

The report comes almost a year to the day following the release of footage showing Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on Pulaski Road.

The report comes almost a year to the day following the release of footage showing Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on Pulaski Road.

Faculty: 
Craig B. Futterman

Mark N. Templeton on the Future of Coal Under Trump

The Future of Coal Under Trump
Off The Charts Energy Podcast
November 18, 2016

During the campaign, Trump promised to roll back regulations that reduce carbon emissions in the power sector and put laid-off coal workers back on the job. Can he meet those promises?

During the campaign, Trump promised to roll back regulations that reduce carbon emissions in the power sector and put laid-off coal workers back on the job. Can he meet those promises?

Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
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