The Advocate

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.

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.