The Advocate

March 2, 2017

A group of lawyers is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to issue an emergency order about lead contamination in drinking water in East Chicago, Indiana.

March 1, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sent the clearest signal yet that the Trump administration may not keep pressing reforms to policing in...

February 23, 2017

“What I didn’t hear from him was ‘Yes, Chicago is committed to a binding consent decree with DOJ.’ Just about a month ago the mayor signed an agreement in principal. This concerns me,” said Craig Futterman, a professor with the University of Chicago who helped draft an...

February 10, 2017

The International Human Rights Clinic, the ACLU, and more than 40 other organizations jointly sent a letter to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights regarding President...

February 7, 2017

The EPA and city officials have often characterized the problem posed by lead pipes as a legacy issue, the result of choices made up to 100 years ago.

January 18, 2017

Every few months since the Ferguson uprising, new videos emerge showing police officers killing black men, producing a string of national news headlines — ...

January 13, 2017

"The Chicago Police Department can't give its officers weapons that have the power to search and seize our most personal information without any instructions about how to use them," Craig Futterman, a lawyer representing Boyle, said in a news release.