Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Community Justice and Civil Rights Clinic (CJCR) and community organization GoodKids MadCity (GKMC) hosted a youth-led town hall with Chicago mayoral ...
Juvenile Justice During the Coronavirus Pandemic
With Julie L. Biehl
A criminal record can be an economic life sentence for those attempting to re-enter society. The cost of one year of incarceration of a child exceeds that of a four-year university. Juvenile justice is one of many areas of the law struggling to adapt to COVID-19. In this episode of Planet Lex, host Jim Speta discusses the pandemic’s impact on incarceration with Julie L. Biehl, Clinical Professor of Law, who has served as Director of the Children and Family Justice Center since 2009. She outlines the Center’s efforts to release juveniles from prison and speaks about her vision for the future of juvenile justice.
Ilana Braverman, Co-Founder and COO of Greener by Default, Speaks at the Future of Innovation, Sustainability and the Law Speaker Series
The Donald Pritzker Entrepreneurship Law Center (DPELC) continued its “Future of Innovation, Sustainability and the Law Speaker Series” in February. Ilana Braverman, co-founder and COO of Greener ...
Civil Rights Lawyer Sherrilyn Ifill Speaks on the Power of Making Your Voice Heard During DREAM Week Keynote
Northwestern University and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law hosted its annual DREAM Week, commemorating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Held on both the Evanston and Chicago ...