The Advocate

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...

November 1, 2007

On an April afternoon in 2003, four Chicago police officers approached Diane Bond outside her Stateway Gardens public-housing apartment. Without any cause, Bond’s lawsuit would later claim, one officer pressed his loaded pistol to her temple and forced the 48-year-old...

July 20, 2007

Over the past six years, the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Chicago Law School collaborated with residents of the Stateway Gardens public housing community in a police accountability project.

March 27, 2007

The Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Cinic of the University of Chicago Law School filed a federal civil rights lawsuit charging police abuses on behalf of an anti-police abuse worker at Stateway Gardens this week, a public housing development that runs along State Street from...

October 19, 2006

Last week, Craig Futterman, Clinical Professor in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic at the Law School, heard the good news that a “six-year odyssey” had come to a close. The city of Chicago had settled a civil lawsuit that he had pursued on behalf of his client Corethian “Dion...

April 7, 2005

The Chicago Police Department's practice of holding witnesses in criminal investigations happens far too often, two legal aid officials charges Wednesday.

May 3, 2004

The Civil Rights Police Accountability Project and Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project of the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Chicago Law School received the Clinical Legal Education Association's 2004 Award for Excellence in a Public Interest Project....

March 1, 2004

On behalf of the Stateway Gardens community, Samuel Alexander presented a community Appreciation Award to the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic of the University of Chicago Law School, recognizing the "outstanding and dedicated service" of more than twenty Chicago Law students, Clinical Professors...