The Advocate

October 23, 2015

We are pleased to report that the Kirkland & Ellis Foundation, its partners, and Law School alumni made a gift of approximately $5.5 million in March to endow a fund to support the Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic (the “Lab”), strengthening the Firm’s enduring ties...

October 22, 2015

Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Craig Futterman provided expert analysis for an in-depth...

October 22, 2015

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

October 20, 2015

Students in the International Human Rights Clinic were engaged in a variety of work during the 2014-2015 year. Students in the Gender Justice Project participated in a hearing at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., on the implementation of the landmark decision in...

October 19, 2015

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

October 19, 2015

University of Chicago attorneys are urging a judge to throw out federal charges against a south suburban man accused of impersonating a deputy U.S. marshal, saying in a novel argument that he was engaging in protected free speech.

October 15, 2015

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

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...