The Advocate

May 18, 2012

During spring break, students from the Young Center Immigrant Child Advocacy Clinic traveled to Harlingen, Texas, a town on the U.S./Mexico border where over 350 immigrant children are currently detained.  For the last two years, the...

May 16, 2012

In his May 10 article, "Chicago deserves better rules on food trucks," restaurateur Glenn Keefer litanies unsubstantiated complaints about food-truck operators, whom he likens to pirates. He suggests the city should limit the number of food trucks and dictate where they go to keep them away...

May 9, 2012

The Chicago Police Department is refusing to make any inquiries into a somewhat strange police video obtained by WBEZ several months ago. The footage shows a police blue light camera seemingly being diverted from an area where officers are rushing in to make arrests. WBEZ's Rob...

May 4, 2012

Clinical Professor Craig Futterman was interviewed for this Fox Chicago News story that appeared on Monday, April 30. You can watch the story below or head over to the...

May 3, 2012

It can sometimes be difficult for law students to get a sense of the kinds of sophisticated work their colleagues in the clinics are doing on a day-to-day basis.  Below is the account from Irene Paik '12 on a contract negotiation she conducted along with Jeremy Press '12, on behalf of their...

May 3, 2012

A lack of transparency around what’s being done to vet alleged beatings, frame-ups and unlawful searches raises one question in the