The Advocate

October 3, 2016

A team of students from the Law School's International Human Rights Clinic will be assisting the Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (Law and Order wing) in the successful implementation and evaluation of an innovative new law titled the Punjab Protection of Women Against...

September 30, 2016

The legal battle over the Obama administration’s cornerstone action to confront climate change, the Clean Power Plan, marked another milestone on Tuesday when opponents and supporters alike got their day in court in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

September 29, 2016

This month, recent University of Chicago Law School graduate Tetyana Rabczak (LL.M, ’16) started her new job at the Illinois Commerce Commission. And, she credits the University of Chicago in a big way for helping her land it.

September 24, 2016

The Federal Criminal Justice Clinic has filed Motions to Dismiss for Racially Selective Law Enforcement in 10 federal criminal cases in Chicago, on behalf of approximately 40 indigent defendants.

September 7, 2016

Chicago's entrepreneurs have a dedicated ally in their struggle to navigate the maze of regulatory red tape thrown up by city politicians and bureaucrats.

September 1, 2016

From the Chicago Sun-Times:

“To fix what needs to be fixed, it takes resources. You need a floor of at least 1.5 percent of the Police Department budget. That’s more than two times the current budget of IPRA,” Futterman said.

August 31, 2016

Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson filed administrative charges today against the officer who shot teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times, along with four other officers involved in the incident.


August 30, 2016

At the University of Chicago, Futterman takes on a handful of second- and third-year law students each year and coaches them through the work of real cases with flesh-and-blood clients: suits on behalf of people alleging police abuse and civil rights violations, criminal defense for people...

August 24, 2016

From Reuters:

[Chief of Detectives Eugene] Roy said the department was also working to restore public trust in the police. A task force set up by Mayor Rahm Emanuel found earlier this year that the police department was not doing enough to combat...