The Advocate

November 25, 2013

Professor Herschella Conyers of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project, a clinic within the Law School’s Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, has been honored for her work on behalf...

November 22, 2013

Real world experience: a phrase we all too often use but rarely invest in. As young lawyers, fresh out of law school, many of us know the “law” solely through our theoretical pedagogical class discussions regarding person-less plaintiffs and imaginary defendants.

November 21, 2013

For activists and lawyers working around the world, information is often one of the most important tools for promoting human rights. Knowing if the law protects people from abuse and mistreatment and whether it provides access to basic services is the first step to combating injustice.

November 20, 2013

The International Human Rights Clinic started in January 2013. The International Human Rights Clinic works with non-governmental organi- zations and individuals to design and implement human rights cases and projects.

November 15, 2013

Housing Initiative Clinic students Clara Kim ’15 and Bill Panfel ’14 provided wise counsel to limited equity housing cooperative residents at the free legal clinic offered as part of the Second...

November 14, 2013

The Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship represented over 15 small businesses last year.

November 13, 2013

On November 2, seventeen intrepid law students braved the winds off Lake Michigan to visit South Works, the site of the former U.S.

November 11, 2013

In July, the Mental Health Advocacy Clinic successfully resolved its four-year old class action against the Illinois Department of Human Services on behalf of more than 100 residents at Elgin Mental Health Center.

November 8, 2013

The Housing Initiative Clinic provides transactional legal services to community-based affordable housing developers, tenant groups, and affordable housing advocacy groups.