At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, prison reform activists jumped into action, flagging the unique dangers of the coronavirus behind bars. But as activists have gained ground in states like ...
Chicago’s Gun Violence Epidemic
With Zach Fardon
Gun violence in neighborhoods on Chicago’s south and west sides is a decades-long problem experiencing recently renewed media attention. Zach Fardon, a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, talks about the complexity of the problem, the root causes, and what can be done to address it. The discussion touches on the distrust of law enforcement, the struggling public school system, and the role of federal law enforcement in providing aid to Chicago.
Where Do We Go from Here After the Breonna Taylor Verdict: Gender, Race, and the Future of Social Movements
On October 1, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law co-hosted an academic panel discussion on the Breonna Taylor grand jury verdict.
Federal Bar Association grant will fund program about the legal rights and responsibilities of home ownership.