The Advocate

November 11, 2013

In July, the Mental Health Advocacy Clinic successfully resolved its four-year old class action against the Illinois Department of Human Services on behalf of more than 100 residents at Elgin Mental Health Center.

November 8, 2013

The Housing Initiative Clinic provides transactional legal services to community-based affordable housing developers, tenant groups, and affordable housing advocacy groups.

November 7, 2013

The following post by Jullia Park ’14 is from the new International Human Rights Clinic blog:

November 5, 2013

Students in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic had the unique opportunity to appear in federal court during a two-day suppression hearing in United States v. Abdulilah Al Mujahid, a gun possession case.

November 5, 2013

Today's Chicago Tribune includes an article by reporter Jeremy Gorner about the increase in the Chicago Police Department's increasing number of "contact cards" (a form to be filled out...

November 4, 2013

The Housing Initiative Clinic assisted clinic client Community Male Empowerment Project (“CMEP”) last week with two closings for property acquisitions and related development agreements.  Clinic students Megan...

November 1, 2013

The Exoneration Project had a busy 2012-13 year that saw significant advancements for several of the clients that the Project represents.

October 30, 2013

THEY CALLED IT the M&M shop, like the chocolate candy. It was Menard Correctional Center’s maintenance department, the one responsible for doing repairs throughout the maximum-security prison. For James, it meant something to do, time away from his cell, where he would otherwise spend 23...

October 25, 2013

The Corporate Lab Transactional Clinic successfully completed in excess of 60 projects during the 2012–2013 academic year in collaboration with companies including Accenture, Allstate, Baxter Healthcare, CDW, GE Capital, General Mills, IBM, Integrys Energy Group, JPMorgan Chase, Lincoln Center,...