The Advocate

August 23, 2011

Should the city of Chicago be allowed to turn business districts into No-Vending Zones to protect brick-and-mortar restaurants from competition?

August 23, 2011

On Tuesday, August 23, 2011, Beth Milnikel, Director of the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship at the University of Chicago Law School, appeared on the Chicago Public Radio Program...

July 27, 2011

The University of Chicago Law School has announced the creation of the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, which will offer students sophisticated training in environmental litigation, policy and regulation.

July 14, 2011

This is a recording of a training seminar presented by the Federal Criminal Justice Project for federal criminal defense attorneys entitled “A Comprehensive Overview of Immigration Considerations and Consequences From Bond Through Sentencing and Beyond.” Approximately 60 federal defenders and...

May 3, 2011

If you think you're ready to hire employees for your start-up, think about this: a daylong conference for entrepreneurs looking to hire.

April 27, 2011

After hours of interrogation and a beating from police that ruptured his eardrum, Eric Caine falsely confessed in 1986 to killing an elderly couple – an act that would lead to a conviction on murder charges and a lifetime prison term.

April 21, 2011

Crowding poor people together, isolating them from mainstream opportunities, and providingsubstandard policing, education, and other services constitute bad public policy. Decades of experience with public housing projects that featured just this constellation of attributes have provided ample...

April 21, 2011

Deneen Pughsley lives in the shadow of the Cabrini-Green projects she once called home.

On most days, she might as well be a million miles away from the high rises slowly being demolished on Chicago's Near North Side.  On other days, the looming buildings are too close...

April 11, 2011

Just days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.

The Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago Law School has been working to free Rodell Sanders. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports on the recent steps the project has taken to...