The Advocate

March 31, 2014

Clinical Professor Craig Futterman had many people on his mind as he sat in Illinois Appeals Court in downtown Chicago on February 5.

March 26, 2014

A March 24 editorial in the Chicago Tribune calling for the city to make public records of police misconduct cites research by Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Mandel Clinic's ...

March 25, 2014

When law professor Craig Futterman co-founded a civil rights law clinic at the University of Chicago Law School more than a decade ago, he knew he wanted it to focus on police accountability and be rooted in the community.

March 4, 2014

International Human Rights Clinic Students Marco Traversa and Lindsay Short offer these reflections on their recent fact-finding trip to Cali, Colombia.

March 4, 2014

The Migration Policy Institute released a report last week emphasizing the importance of assigning child advocates for young immigrants arriving in the U.S. without parents or guardians.

February 27, 2014

The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) today announced the release of a national report recommending that independent Child Advocates be appointed for all unaccompanied immigrant children. The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights at the University of Chicago Law School is the only program...

February 25, 2014

Does the public have the right to know how their city addresses citizen complaints of police misconduct? This is the subject of Kalven v. City of Chicago, a Police Accountability Project case currently in the Illinois Appellate Court. As students in the clinic, we have...

February 21, 2014

Mental Health Advocacy Clinic student Shoshana O'Brien '14 offers this description of her work in the clinic.

January 16, 2014

The clinics are hiring students for summer positions.  The deadline for applying is fast approaching; visit the clinic web page for more information.  Applicants should deliver hardcopies of their cover letters and...