Clinics

Youth/Police Conference: Where Do We Go From Here?

The final panel, in which all panelists and the audience participated, was devoted to a discussion of next steps and prescriptive strategies for addressing the issues explored in the course of the conference.

The final panel, in which all panelists and the audience participated, was devoted to a discussion of next steps and prescriptive strategies for addressing the issues explored in the course of the conference.

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

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Highlights Law School Clinics

Law School Clinics Matter, But How Much?
Jack Silverstein
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
April 26, 2015

These clinics are nothing new. The University of Chicago Law School launched its clinical program in the late 1950s.

Ain’t nothing like the real thing. So said R&B hitmakers Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

In legal education, the closest thing to the real thing — a job — is a clinic.

“They are the gold standard in experiential learning,” said Loyola University Chicago School of Law clinical professor Bruce A. Boyer.

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
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