Representative Case, Policy, and Community Work

Mandel Clinic Challenges Illinois Forfeiture Law Before the United States Supreme Court

The Clinic represents a group of low-income women, who despite not having been accused of doing anything wrong, their cars were seized and impounded for more than a year by police without any opportunity to seek the return of their property before a court.

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Clinic Wins Million Dollar Settlement for Homeless Man Wrongfully Accused of Murder

The Mandel Clinic worked to free a vulnerable young man who was coerced by Chicago police detectives into giving a false confession to the brutal murder of his own mother.  The Clinic also exposed the identity of the real killer.

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