The Advocate

May 12, 2009

The health of small businesses will be one key to turning our economy around. President Barack Obama recently announced a $15 billion recovery plan with that goal in mind. The money is intended for loans to get business moving again, and hopefully stimulate the economy. But a new report suggests...

May 11, 2009

Want to create a job in Chicago?  It is not that easy.

March 26, 2009

This panel, which discussed new clinical strategies and methods, featured Craig Futterman (Clinical Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School), Stephen Wizner (William O. Douglas Clinical Professor, Yale Law School), Marc Kadish (Director of Pro Bono Activities, Mayer Brown), and...

August 4, 2008

The recommendations of Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Profession of Law (the Carnegie Report) and Best Practices for Legal Education will serve as starting points to discuss new clinical strategies and methods. Recorded Feb. 23, 2008 as part of the...

August 4, 2008

This panel will explore assessing the “success” of clinical programs and articulating professional and social values inherent in such programs. Recorded Feb. 23, 2008 as part of the Mandel Clinic's 50th Anniversary Symposium.

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June 19, 2008

A discussion of the historical pedagogies of academic and clinical programs, their strengths and weaknesses and implications for the legal profession. Recorded Feb. 23, 2008 as part of the Mandel Clinic's 50th Anniversary Symposium...

February 13, 2008

The DuPage County State’s Attorney and a Republican state representative yesterday called for Governor Rod Blagojevich to lift the moratorium on the death...

November 14, 2007

Craig Futterman, a Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, Melissa Mather, a Clinical Lecturer, and Melanie Miles, a recent law graduate, have released a major study of the Chicago Police Department’s supervisory and disciplinary practices.

November 9, 2007

Mark Heyrman is Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School. This talk was recorded on November 6, 2007 as part of the Chicago's Best Ideas Series. © 2007 The University of Chicago Law School. "In the 1970's most states tightened their standards for involuntary commitment...