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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.

Maria Woltjen to Deliver Commencement Address at Northeastern Illinois University

Faculty awards

Maria Woltjen Receives "Global Citizenship Hero" Award from the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois

An Unexpected Path and a Devoted Champion

For four decades, Mark Heyrman fought for clients, shaped mental health policy, promoted clinical legal education—and influenced hundreds of students. It wasn’t the career he originally intended.

Leader, Advisor, and Colleague to All

Professor Randolph Stone Retires After 31 Years in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

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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.