The Advocate

May 31, 2012

Yesterday, James Kluppelberg was a free man for the first time in 24 years. He walked out of the Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois alongside his lawyer, Karl Leonard, '09, after a Cook County judge and prosecutors agreed he was wrongfully convicted of murder and arson.

May 29, 2012

Istria Cafe is a small business in Chicago, one of the most over-regulated cities in America. PJTV's Alexis Garcia interviews the Pribaz brothers, the owners of Istria Cafe, to show you how regulations are destroying businesses and jobs.

May 23, 2012

*Third year student Kelly Graf took an excellent deposition of a sitting judge, a former high level prosecutor who uncovered a pattern of criminal misconduct by an elite team of Chicago police officers who abused our clients, a family, as a part of the officers’ larger...

May 23, 2012

Even before they are admitted to the bar, students at the University of Chicago Law School can put their developing expertise to work and actually practice law in one of our many clinics. Our clinical programs are both broad and deep, offering students experience in criminal and civil law, in...

May 18, 2012

Alison Siegler, Associate Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, was honored for her contributions to public interest law, an award for which she was nominated by eight federal judges.

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...