The Advocate

November 21, 2011

Students in the University of Chicago Law School’s Exoneration Project have helped a man convicted in a 1994 Chicago murder win a new trial based on DNA evidence that links the slaying to another man.

November 4, 2011

For the second time this year, the hard work of University of Chicago Law School students in the Exoneration Project has successfully...

November 3, 2011

The woman who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment now wants to speak up, according to her lawyer, Joel P.

October 25, 2011

David Zarfes still remembers the look on the faces of his students when he used legal terms like "indemnity" and "subrogation" during one of his transactional courses a few years ago.

They appeared "confounded," said Zarfes, the...

September 28, 2011

Even if he wanted to, Chicago attorney Craig Benson Futterman said he likely could not comply with an Illinois law that allows citizens to photograph or videotape police officers but bars them from recording the officers’ words.

“I’m not even sure how to turn off the audio on my...

September 9, 2011

Jerome Finnigan, who led a gang of corrupt Chicago cops, was sentenced Thursday for plotting to kill another Chicago police officer.

September 8, 2011

Street food has been a part of America’s culinary history since the hot dog met the bun. For many families, hocking ice cream, tamales, and other fare has helped buy homes and finance college educations.

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.