Congratulations to our graduating clinic students who have been awarded 2019-20 Postgraduate Public Interest Law Fellowships! This is a tremendous honor and a fantastic way to launch their public interest careers. Read more about the fellowships and the sponsoring organizations where these graduates will be working.

  • Sari Amiel – Abrams Environmental Law Clinic
  • Chelsea Kendall – Abrams Environmental Law Clinic
  • Erica Mail – Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic
  • Joseph Nunn – International Human Rights Clinic
  • Derek Tisler – Jenner & Block Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic
  • Aaron Tucek – International Human Rights Clinic; and Civil Rights Clinic: Police Accountability

Learn more about the impact of the Law School’s Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship program and about public interest fellowships in general.

Exploring a River of Ideas with the Clinical Faculty

Herschella Conyers looked intrigued. But beyond that, the clinical professor betrayed no emotion—not pride or annoyance or delight, just the patient, measured visage of a woman who has seen a thing or two and knows the value in letting a conversation play out unjudged.

Report by International Human Rights Clinic, ACLU Reveals Frequent Abuse of Migrant Children by US Customs and Border Protection

A report released today by the University of Chicago Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic and the American Civil Liberties Union’s Border Litigation Project reveals evidence of rampant child abuse by US Customs and Border Protection officials, offering the public an unprecedented look at conditions experienced by unaccompanied migrant children who are apprehended upon arrival at the southern border of the United States.

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Information for Students

Second- and third-year students obtain practical training through the Law School’s clinical and experiential programs, in which students represent clients and engage in other lawyering roles under the supervision of full time clinical teachers, faculty, and practicing attorneys. The Law School’s clinical and experiential programs give students an opportunity to learn litigation, legislative advocacy, and transactional skills.

The Clinic Experience

Soo Park, class of 2014 and participant in the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Project Clinic, describes the student experience in UChicago Law's clinical program.