The Advocate

October 15, 2015

After spending nearly a quarter-century behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit, Shawn Whirl on Wednesday walked out of state prison a free man, the latest Cook County conviction to dissolve under claims of a coerced confession.

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October 14, 2015

Students in the Housing Initiative Clinic represent nonprofit developers and tenant groups in their affordable housing development transactions.  Some highlights from 2014-15 include:

closing on the completion and transfer of the rehabilitation of distressed housing under the City of...

October 12, 2015

Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Craig Futterman was ...

October 2, 2015

The Housing Initiative Clinic assisted clinic client Community Male Empowerment Project (“CMEP”) this summer with a closing on an acquisition, rehabilitation, and sale of a single family townhome to a low-income buyer.

September 29, 2015

In November 2014, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic—led by students Andrew M.

September 24, 2015

The Law School’s Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship helped score a major victory for Chicago’s food carts today when the Chicago City Council unanimously approved an ordinance that will allow non-motorized food vendors to operate legally, marking...

September 14, 2015

Dr. Urvashi Singh, AIIMS (India)

Hannah Brennan, Public Citizen (USA)

Dr. Reuben Swamickan, USAID (India)

Dr. Kiran Pandey, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine (USA)

Moderated by Dr. Evan Lyon, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine

September 14, 2015

Allan Maleche, KELIN (Kenya)

Anjali Borhade, Public Health Foundation of India (India)

Prabha Mahesh, Alert India (India)

Dr. Bollineni Keerthi, Vasavya Mahila Mandali (India)

Moderated by Blessina Kumar, Chair, Global Coalition of TB Activists (GCTA)

September 14, 2015

Dr. SK Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (India)

Dr. KS Sachdeva, RNTCP, Government of India (India)

Sandeep Ahuja, Operation ASHA (India)

Dr. Achuthan Nair Sreenivas, WHO (India)

Kerry McBroom, Human Rights Law Network (India)

Moderated...

September 14, 2015

Anand Grover, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Director, HIV/AIDS Units, Lawyers Collective

Part of the conference "Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis," organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New...