The Advocate

November 18, 2016

During the campaign, Trump promised to roll back regulations that reduce carbon emissions in the power sector and put laid-off coal workers back on the job. Can he meet those promises?

November 8, 2016

From the NWI Times:

Residents in East Chicago’s Calumet neighborhood have asked a federal judge to give them a say regarding an agreement reached in 2014 for an environmental cleanup of the Superfund site encompassing their homes...

October 24, 2016

When a rowing team for breast cancer survivors had concerns about pollution along a stretch of the Chicago River where they train, they turned to students at the University of Chicago Law School.  

October 20, 2016

Two years ago, a white Chicago police officer fired 16 bullets at a black teenager in a fatal shooting captured on dashcam video that sparked outrage and reforms in a city that remains far from healed.

October 20, 2016

Sometimes it seems like there are two U.S. Constitutions: The one applied in minority communities and the one Professor Craig Futterman teaches in his law classes at the ...

October 5, 2016

The Exoneration Project at the University of Chicago Law School helped a wrongfully convicted man receive $15 million for his 20 years of imprisonment — one of the largest settlements of its kind in Illinois history.

October 4, 2016

Developing countries struggling to gain access to HIV/AIDS medications, rules within the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and EpiPen prices rising by 500 percent are just a few of the issues that make global access to medicine ...

October 3, 2016

A team of students from the Law School's International Human Rights Clinic will be assisting the Punjab Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (Law and Order wing) in the successful implementation and evaluation of an innovative new law titled the Punjab Protection of Women Against...

September 30, 2016

The legal battle over the Obama administration’s cornerstone action to confront climate change, the Clean Power Plan, marked another milestone on Tuesday when opponents and supporters alike got their day in court in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

September 29, 2016

This month, recent University of Chicago Law School graduate Tetyana Rabczak (LL.M, ’16) started her new job at the Illinois Commerce Commission. And, she credits the University of Chicago in a big way for helping her land it.