Clinics

Craig Futterman on Chicago Police's Use of Stingrays

January 13, 2017

In the Chicago Tribune, Craig Futterman comments on Chicago police's use of Stingrays (cell site simulators) for surveillance:

Clinic Summer Hiring Information Session

Date: 
01.05.2017
Location: 
Classroom III
Contact info (email or phone): 

Jleslie@uchicago.edu

In this session, Jeff Leslie (Director of Clinical and Experiential Learning) will explain the process for applying to work for the Law School clinics in the summer of 2017. Thai food lunch will be served.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

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
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