The Advocate

July 22, 2014

Professor Alison Siegler appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to speak with host Jose Diaz Balart.

July 18, 2014

The Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic successfully completed in excess of 60 projects during the 2013–2014 academic year in collaboration with companies including Amazon, Accenture, Allstate, Baxter Healthcare, CDW, GE Capital, General Mills, Honeywell, Integrys Energy Group, the Italian Trade...

July 18, 2014

We stand at a watershed in the long history of efforts to address patterns of police abuse in Chicago. On March 10, the state appellate court held in Kalven v. Chicago that documents bearing on allegations of police misconduct are public information.

July 11, 2014

A federal judge has allowed some African-American employees alleging race discrimination at a Comcast Corp. facility on the South Side to sue as a class, a decision that would increase the risk for the company.

July 9, 2014

From the WBEZ Morning Shift website: 

July 8, 2014

Professor Craig Futterman couldn’t hear Noel Padilla’s story without thinking of his own children, and what it would have felt like to be wrenched away from them when they were babies.

June 27, 2014

Gideon’s Promise announced its Law School Partnership Program (LSPP) 2014 class – a group of 15 recent law school graduates poised to join a growing movement of public defenders committed to transforming criminal justice.

June 27, 2014

With a suddenness that has caught even the most seasoned unaware, waves of children from Central America are crossing the border. Most of them are on their own., without their parents, so many that the President has declared it an “urgent humanitarian situation.”   

June 13, 2014

More than two decades after 11-year-old Holly Staker was raped and killed in what became one of Lake County's most contentious prosecutions, DNA evidence from her 1992 case has been matched to a potential suspect in a second slaying that took place nearly a decade later, attorneys said Tuesday...

June 11, 2014

Professor Alison Siegler, Founder and Director of the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, will be honored today with the Ruth Goldman Award from the...