The Advocate

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...

October 31, 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 19, 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...