News & Commentary

Our Opinion: How long must Steidl wait for a pardon from Illinois?

This was originally posted in the State Journal Registrar on Jan. 22, 2015. Even as former Gov. Pat Quinn hastily acted on pardon and clemency requests during his final hours in office earlier this month, one long-awaited petition by a wrongfully more »

Listen to Flint Taylor on the Radio Show “This is Hell”

This originally aired on This is Hell on January 17, 2015. Flint Taylor: “Obama, for all his pious statements after Eric Garner and Tamir Rice and Michael Brown, has been behind funneling money to police departments for militarization. And that means more »

The Deadline for Applications for the Summer Internship Program has been Extended

People’s Law Office is accepting applications for our 2015 summer internship and educational program, which focuses on learning about civil rights litigation rooted in social justice and radical legal work. The program is open to law students. To apply send more »

Super Lawyers Interview with Michael Deutsch

The Atticus of Attica By Beth Taylor Published in: 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers — February 2015 From rioting prisoners to Black Panthers to animal-rights defenders, Michael E. Deutsch has been on the front line of the fight for civil rights more »

Blood On Their Hands: The Racist History of Modern Police Unions

This article was originally published in In These Times on January 14, 2015.  By: Flint Taylor Outraged by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s statements concerning the killing of Eric Garner, Patrick Lynch, the longtime leader of the New York City more »
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