The Advocate

January 13, 2014

Clinical Professor of Law Craig Futterman, director of the Mandel Clinic's Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project, has been quoted in two recent articles about...

December 30, 2013

Clinical Professor Randall Schmidt, an employment discrimination specialist, was honored by the National Lawyers Guild of Chicago for his tireless work on behalf of Chicago’s public school teachers,...

December 19, 2013

The Indian government is outraged because a mid-level Indian diplomat was strip-searched before she was sent to jail on charges of paying her domestic worker below minimum wages ($3 dollars an hour...

December 19, 2013

Elizabeth Frankel, Associate Director of the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights, was featured in One Day, the Teach for America alumni...

December 16, 2013

In summer 2014 the clinical law program plans to hire a number of UChicago Law students to work in the various clinics.  Paid summer positions will be open for the following clinics:

December 12, 2013

Audrey Gilliam, ’12, wanted to be a Skadden Fellow so she could help people like “Janelle,” an 18-year-old client of the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) in Chicago. From ages...

November 25, 2013

Professor Herschella Conyers of the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project, a clinic within the Law School’s Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, has been honored for her work on behalf...

November 22, 2013

Real world experience: a phrase we all too often use but rarely invest in. As young lawyers, fresh out of law school, many of us know the “law” solely through our theoretical pedagogical class discussions regarding person-less plaintiffs and imaginary defendants.

November 21, 2013

For activists and lawyers working around the world, information is often one of the most important tools for promoting human rights. Knowing if the law protects people from abuse and mistreatment and whether it provides access to basic services is the first step to combating injustice.

November 20, 2013

The International Human Rights Clinic started in January 2013. The International Human Rights Clinic works with non-governmental organi- zations and individuals to design and implement human rights cases and projects.