The Advocate

April 22, 2013

For a full week last fall, Professor Alison Siegler and Jason Feld, ’13, spent between 12 and 15 hours a day in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, writing an amicus brief for ...

April 18, 2013

The Supreme Court held oral argument on Monday in United States v. Davila, No.

April 16, 2013

Sarah Staudt, Class of 2013, provides this update on a major victory in the clinic’s work on juvenile life-without-parole sentences:

April 15, 2013

Alison Siegler of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic's Federal Criminal Justice Clinic [filed an amicus brief in] U.S. v. Anthony Davila in front of the Supreme Court Monday. The case involved a judge breaking from neutrality by pressuring a defendant to plead guilty. Siegler explains why this case...

April 4, 2013

The Exoneration Project presents "Convicting the Innocent: Addressing Wrongful Convictions in Cook County, Illinois"

March 15, 2013

The debate in India surrounding  reforms to the sexual violence laws are a reflection of the changing mores in Indian society.

March 12, 2013

An article appeared in the New York Times Magazine yesterday about a physics professor who claims he was duped into unknowingly...

March 8, 2013

Recently, clinic student Sarah Staudt ('13) and colleagues from the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Clinic interviewed two clients serving mandatory life-without-parole sentences at Menard Correctional Center.  Sarah's...

March 6, 2013

Responding to concerns about gun violence in her South Side neighborhood, Chicago Treasurer Stephanie D. Neely recently called in a Tribune op-ed for the Chicago Police Department to adopt a "proactive and courageous" strategy known as "stop-and-frisk." Neely compared people randomly being...