The Advocate

February 2, 2012

This “new era” of FCPA enforcement has resulted in many things.  From my perspective, one of the best things it has resulted in is increased attention of the FCPA and FCPA compliance among academics and students.

February 2, 2012

A few days ago, Federal Criminal Justice Clinic students Amanda Penabad and James Kraehenbuehl convinced U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo to sentence a client to probation with an ankle monitor rather than sending him to prison for 10–16 months, as the government had requested.

December 12, 2011

Larry Lessig was a perfectly unplanned warm-up act for Rod Blagojevich last week, especially if you wonder just...

December 8, 2011

Illinois operates nine inpatient psychiatric facilities housing approximately 1300 persons.  Faced with a substantial budget deficit, on September 8, 2011, the State announced its intention to close three of these facilities.  The State has also announced that it does not...

December 8, 2011

A parade of witnesses who testified against Jamie Snow at his 2001 murder trial have recanted, creating a pool of new evidence that could reverse Snow’s murder conviction, an attorney for the former Bloomington man told the 4th District Appellate court Wednesday.

December 4, 2011

Rod Blagojevich is a lucky man. He is lucky that the U.S. attorney's office is asking U.S. District Judge James Zagel to send him to prison for only 15 to 20 years.

December 2, 2011

The University of Chicago Law School will launch its new Abrams Environmental Law Clinic in January.

It will be led by the former director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Mark Templeton, 42, said dean...

November 30, 2011

Dean Michael H. Schill is pleased to announce that Mark N. Templeton will join the Law School as an assistant clinical professor to direct the Law School’s new Abrams Environmental Law Clinic.

November 21, 2011

Students in the University of Chicago Law School’s Exoneration Project have helped a man convicted in a 1994 Chicago murder win a new trial based on DNA evidence that links the slaying to another man.

November 4, 2011

For the second time this year, the hard work of University of Chicago Law School students in the Exoneration Project has successfully...