The Advocate

April 22, 2015

WTTW's program Chicago Tonight delved into the details of The Invisible Institute's Youth/Police Project and this weekend's Youth/Police Conference:

April 14, 2015

In an effort to advance public discourse about the ongoing national crisis over police-community relations in urban America, the University of Chicago Law School is hosting a conference on youth and police.

April 13, 2015

Groups advocating for police accountability continue to be denied access to a videotape that may show McDonald’s death was the result of an unjustified police shooting.


“[There’s been] no progress whatsoever,” Futterman said when I asked if the city...

March 30, 2015

But recent incidents do raise some questions about how police departments might keep tabs on potential bad apples in the bunch. In other words, whether police departments are participating in “liability management,” as one police...

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

So, they don’t ask, for instance: Is there one group of officers who are getting us into trouble?

In Chicago, law professor Craig Futterman found the answer to that was "yes."

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.