The Advocate

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...

November 28, 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 ...

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?

November 8, 2016

From the NWI Times:

Residents in East Chicago’s Calumet neighborhood have asked a federal judge to give them a say regarding an agreement reached in 2014 for an environmental cleanup of the Superfund site encompassing their homes...

October 24, 2016

When a rowing team for breast cancer survivors had concerns about pollution along a stretch of the Chicago River where they train, they turned to students at the University of Chicago Law School.  

October 20, 2016

Two years ago, a white Chicago police officer fired 16 bullets at a black teenager in a fatal shooting captured on dashcam video that sparked outrage and reforms in a city that remains far from healed.

October 20, 2016

Sometimes it seems like there are two U.S. Constitutions: The one applied in minority communities and the one Professor Craig Futterman teaches in his law classes at the ...

October 5, 2016

The Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago Law School helped a wrongfully convicted man receive $15 million for his 20 years of imprisonment — one of the largest settlements of its kind in Illinois history.

October 4, 2016

Developing countries struggling to gain access to HIV/AIDS medications, rules within the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and EpiPen prices rising by 500 percent are just a few of the issues that make global access to medicine ...

October 3, 2016

A team of students from the Law School's International Human Rights Clinic will be assisting the Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (Law and Order wing) in the successful implementation and evaluation of an innovative new law titled the Punjab Protection of Women Against...