The Advocate

March 26, 2015

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed a multidisciplinary public health initiative that aims to make human rights an important component in the control and prevention of tuberculosis. The initiative is focused on low- and middle-income populations in India, which is home to a...

March 24, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently pushed the idea of creating “right to thrive zones” to help economically depressed neighborhoods. But broader regulatory reform is needed across all of Chicago to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship that drives great cities.

March 17, 2015

Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project Craig Futterman was quoted on Marketplace about police misconduct lawsuits:

So, they don’t ask, for instance: Is there one...

March 16, 2015

On March 11, 2015, First Focus—a national, highly-regarded and bipartisan advocacy organization for children and families—published Pioneering Change: Innovative Ideas for Children and Families 2015.

March 11, 2015

Sometimes good things come in very large packages.

Kirkland & Ellis made a gift Friday of almost $5.5 million to the University of Chicago Law School to support its corporate lab, a clinical education program the school began in 2009.

March 11, 2015

The University of Chicago Law School’s Corporate Lab, which helps students develop transactional skills, now bears the name of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

That occurred Friday after Kirkland, its foundation, partners and other U. of C. alumni donated nearly $5.5 million to the lab.

March 9, 2015

For Futterman, his work is about ensuring appropriate use of police powers — including the power to “shoot and kill.”

“I think the power to use deadly force is (necessary),” he said. “Yes. I do.”

The problem with that power, he said, is twofold — deadly force is overused, and...

March 9, 2015

The Kirkland & Ellis Foundation has donated nearly $5.5 million to support the University of Chicago Law School’s Corporate Lab, which prepares students for corporate law careers and promotes research in that area.

The program has been renamed the Kirkland & Ellis Corporate Lab....

March 6, 2015

The Kirkland & Ellis Foundation, its partners, and Law School alumni have made a gift nearing $5.5 million to endow a fund to support the Law School’s Corporate Lab, strengthening the firm’s enduring ties with...

March 5, 2015

Despite calling it “searing,” the Justice Department report on the Ferguson police was a diplomatic response to the tragic incidents that unfolded last summer in Ferguson, Missouri.