Clinics

Craig Futterman on Tasks for the New Chicago Police Interim Superintendent

March 29, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, is quoted in CNN about the tasks ahead for interim Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson:

Claudia Flores on Human Rights in Myanmar

Helping US Investors Understand the Rights Challenges in Myanmar
Aung Thura
Mizzima
March 19, 2016

The University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic has been doing a research project on the legal efficacy of the US reporting requirements for US investment in Myanmar.

Efforts are being made to help US companies interested in investing in Myanmar to understand the ongoing challenges in terms of human rights in the country.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Craig Futterman on Chicago Police's History of Ignoring Abuse

March 19, 2016

Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, commented on Chicago police for not addressing patterns of abuse in this Associated Press piece:

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:

Clinic in Action: Police Reform in Chicago

Date: 
04.18.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jeff Leslie, jleslie@uchicago.edu

Professors Craig Futterman, Randolph Stone, and David Owens will discuss their work on recent high-profile litigation involving police shootings and misconduct, and efforts to reform the policing system in Chicago.  

Soul food lunch from Catering by David will be provided.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

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
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