The Advocate

February 10, 2015

As the reality of climate engineering (CE) seems to draws nearer, questions about governance, coordination and accountability loom large. Leaving aside critical concerns about effective and responsible CE research and experimentation for a moment, I’d like to address a number of broad-ranging...

February 10, 2015

In a big and long-awaited win for the Law School’s Exoneration Project, a Cook County judge on Monday dismissed the murder conviction of client Tyrone Hood, a man who served more than 21 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit. Hood, 51, was released last month after his sentence...

February 5, 2015

The Mental Health Advocacy Clinic obtained favorable rulings recently in two of its cases.  Read on for the Clinic's account of these two victories.

January 29, 2015

Federal prosecutors in Chicago have quietly dropped narcotics conspiracy charges against more than two dozen defendants accused of ripping off drug stash houses as part of controversial undercover stings that have sparked allegations across the country of entrapment and racial profiling.

January 15, 2015

In a report of the Illinois State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Maria Woltjen is heavily quoted as an expert on child welfare protections. From the report, titled Civil Rights Implications of Comprehensive Immigration Reform on Illinois’...

January 14, 2015

Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s last day in office brought good news for the Law School’s Exoneration Project and a client whose murder conviction they had been working to overturn since 2008.

January 13, 2015

In summer 2015 the clinical law program plans to hire a number of UChicago Law students to work in the various clinics. Paid summer positions will be open for the following clinics:

December 19, 2014

Beth Kregor appeared on WYCC's TV program In the Loop to describe the "maze of rules" Chicago-area businesses are faced with.